“The Oviary I,” earthenware, mixed media. All images © Sharif Bey, shared with permission. Artist Sharif Bey centers his practice around recontextualizing, a process he undertakes by fracturing long-held perspectives through fragments. His figurative sculptures unify disparate materials and broad cultural references across generations and eras—his works are notably undated—drawing on both the aesthetics of
August 3, 2022
An ice cream shop appears at the end of the road that leads to Annie Morris’s North London studio. In the summer, it attracts long lines of customers, who emerge holding cones teetering with brightly colored globes. Sooner or later, someone’s treat topples and falls: Contained in every moment of ecstasy is the potential for
Women Rally Behind Ukraine’s First Lady With a Viral Instagram Hashtag After She Was Criticized for Her ‘Unfeminine’ Pose in ‘Vogue’
#SitLikeaGirl is a reaction to those who criticized Annie Leibovitz’s photo of Olena Zelenska. The post Women Rally Behind Ukraine’s First Lady With a Viral Instagram Hashtag After She Was Criticized for Her ‘Unfeminine’ Pose in ‘Vogue’ appeared first on Artnet News.
A new lawsuit, filed July 27 in US District Court in Chicago, alleges that the estate of Henry Darger is illegally in the hands of his former landlord. The suit, brought by a distant relative of Darger
There are many different versions of Los Angeles. Not just culturally, as it is one of the great diverse places of the United States, but historically. Time seems to overlap here, where the city is not quite settled but seems to be in constant transition. It moves. The Perez Brothers have painted this movement in
As Tensions Rise with China, Nancy Pelosi Concludes Historic Trip to Taiwan at Taipei’s National Human Rights Museum
U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi concluded her controversial visit to Taiwan by going to the National Human Rights Museum in Taipei, where she met with prominent human rights advocates who were once persecuted by China. After weeks of intense buildup, Pelosi’s trip lasted less than one day, but it has already inflamed tensions
A New Museum of Horror—Featuring Doll Displays and the World’s Largest Coffin—Is Opening in Michigan
The new site, “HorrorTown,” will operate year-round. The post A New Museum of Horror—Featuring Doll Displays and the World’s Largest Coffin—Is Opening in Michigan appeared first on Artnet News.
Students at the Imperial College in London have decried an Antony Gormley sculpture that is set to be installed at the school’s revitalized South Kensington Campus, citing its allegedly “phallic” nature. The sculpture, titled ALERT, is meant to represent an abstracted figure shown in a squatting position. But the students claim that it looks more
In 2001 the Sony company started works on “Project David”. The goal was to develop and test of robot and his ability to integrate to the humane society. The design of the robot is based on previous research and development of synthetic materials modified into organic structures in inorganic form. This allows the design of