September 28, 2021

Art News

Inside Lorna Simpson’s Tireless Pursuit of Transformative Images

Midnight Daylight, 2019. Lorna SimpsonHauser & Wirth Riunite & Ice, collage #15, 2014. Lorna SimpsonGalerie Nathalie Obadia Rihanna graced the cover of the January/February 2021 issue of Essence magazine. We saw her in ways we’d never seen her before, transformed by contemporary artist Lorna Simpson. Instead of her usual bad gyal glamazon look, the mogul

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Michelangelo Made This Haunting Pieta For His Own Tomb. Conservators Have Spent Years Painstakingly Restoring It—See Their Process Here

Following a two-year restoration effort, a haunting sculpture Michelangelo made for his own tomb is once more on public display in Italy. A Pietà carved from a single block of marble, the artwork shows Jesus’s dead body propped up by the Virgin Mary and St. Mary Magdalene, while the pharisee Nicodemus, whose face was modeled

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Expansión

From the series “Memories for a Present”. This work is about the removal and overcoming of everything that limits us, jumping barriers, established limits and self-imposed. De la serie “Memorias para un Presente”. Esta obra trata sobre la remoción y superación de todo aquello que nos limita, el saltar barreras, límites establecidos y los autoimpuestos.

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The New Museum Is Launching a $400,000 Prize for Female Sculptors, One of the Largest Art Awards in the United States

New York’s New Museum has launched one of the world’s largest art prizes with one clear objective: to recognize path-breaking female sculptors. Funded by a $2 million grant from the Hostetler/Wrigley Foundation, the award will honor five recipients over the next ten years, each of whom will be commissioned to produce new sculptural works with $400,000

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Filippo Berta

Filippo Berta’s solo exhibition “Common People” consists of drawings, photographs, a sculpture, and a video, all conveying different aspects of One by One, an ambitious project the artist developed over

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Daniela de la Torre

Twenty-four-year-old Daniela de la Torre wants to be the best Conceptual artist in the world. This deceptively simple premise drives Instant Classic, 2021, a Hollywood-ready fantasy in which the artist

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Creepy & Crawly Plush Sculptures by Hine Mizushima

Among the many skills of Vancouver-based Japanese artist Hine Mizushima is slow crafter, needlefelter and miniature collage artist. Her work often manifests itself in animals, sea life, parts of the human body and other curiosities of the natural world. For a recent exhibition in Tokyo she turned her eye, and needle, to the world of

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Artists Jordan Casteel and Daniel Lind-Ramos Are Among the 2021 Winners of the MacArthur ‘Genius’ Awards

Today, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the newest class of 25 fellows to be awarded the MacArthur “Genius” grant, one of America’s most coveted accolades which comes with an unrestricted gift of $625,000. Among the 2021 winners are painter Jordan Casteel—who at age 32 is the youngest fellow on the list—sculptor

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Artists Jordan Casteel and Daniel Lind-Ramos, Art Historian Nicole Fleetwood Win MacArthur Fellowships

Painter Jordan Casteel, sculptor Daniel Lind-Ramos, and art historian Nicole Fleetwood were among the 2021 winners of the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” fellowships, one of the most highly esteemed arts awards in the world. Each will receive $625,000 over the course of five years. Though not limited to the art world, the MacArthur Foundation’s fellowships are

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