May 12, 2022

Suzi Gablik (1934–2022)

Suzi Gablik, an artist, author, and critic who penned the first English-language biography of René Magritte, died May 7 at the age of eighty-seven. In volumes that are still germane today, Gablik took

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North American Art

Nick Cave Reflects on 30 Years of Making Art as a Vehicle for Change

Nick Cave with his Art on theMART Projection. Courtesy of Art on theMART. Nick Cave does not remember a time when he wasn’t drawn to art. Growing up in Fulton, Missouri, he constantly participated in theater clubs, art cliques, and talent shows. The third brother of seven children, he remembers his childhood home as a

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North American Art

Tomokazu Matsuyama Blends Pop Culture and Art History to Explore His Global Identity

Portrait of Tomokazu Matsuyama in his studio, 2022. Courtesy of the artist. Tomokazu Matsuyama’s incredibly detailed, invented worlds meld popular culture with historical painting traditions of the Western Renaissance and the Edo and Meiji periods in Japan. These largely figurative paintings feature people immersed in polychromatic landscapes and skies, often filled with foliage and other

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