Bundled in a bulky, sculptural, gray Rodarte sweater, Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, the gallerist and art adviser who recently played a judge on Bravo’s reality TV show, Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, took a break before a cocktail party she was giving to talk about her current projects. Perched in her upstairs parlor, Ms. Read More
Sue de Beer isn’t reluctant to explore artistic subject matter that most would deem repugnant-adolescent suicide, high-school shootings, a repulsive birth-yet this approach has yielded her more than 50 exhibitions internationally. Her videos and installations have been likened to David Lynch films, Edward Kienholz’s creepy found-object sculptures and, in one New York Times review, to Read More
“I don’t wear hats,” Julian Schnabel announced, frowning and jamming one on his head to block the Miami sun. It created a curious picture, giving the top half of the artist’s burly bear of a body, encased in a tight plaid flannel shirt, far more covering than the sneaker-and-shorts bottom. He was a walking, attention-getting Read More
“It’s like spring break for adults,” said Nadine Johnson, speaking about Art Basel Miami Beach and the dozens of related events and parties that take place during the tony art fair this week.
In 2002, hers was among the first New York public-relations agencies at Art Basel week when she was hired to throw parties Read More
When John Currin was 10 years old, his family moved from Santa Cruz, Calif., to Stamford, Conn. “My early childhood is a California beach town,” said the artist, 48, “and The Ice Storm was a pretty accurate picture of where I spent my adolescence.” After earning an M.F.A. at Yale, he shot to prominence with Read More
In a 160-year-old synagogue, lit by candlelight, a man’s hushed and disembodied voice talks about parents, grief, America. “Some say our empire is passing. As all empires do. And others haven’t a clue what time it is, or where it goes, or even where the clock is,” the voice intones. But it is not a Read More
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Public Art Fund have taken the unusual step of commissioning works by the same young British artist this fall, a man little known here. “Intervals: Ryan Gander” opens at the Guggenheim Friday, Oct. 1, while the artist’s public sculpture in Central Park–or, rather, the ruins of one–went on Read More