The New York Observer recently spoke with Janine Cirincione of the Friedman Benda gallery about the provocative artist Gottfried Helnwein’s first show, “I Was A Child,” which runs there through Oct. 23. For a taste of his grim works, check out our video preview below.
Beginning tomorrow, the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. will honor former Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham with a one-room exhibit dedicated to her life and works. The centerpiece of the show, “One Life: Katharine Graham,” is a portrait by photographer Richard Avedon featuring Ms. Graham. In it, she stares at the viewer Read More
One hundred years ago, when the South Pole had not yet been glimpsed by man, two teams set out to conquer it. Roald Amundsen’s Norwegians zipped there and back with skis and sled dogs, arriving at the pole in December 1911, more than a month before the British expedition led by a Royal Navy captain, Read More