Art on the Go
Which is greater, the odds of catching the Cash Cab or sharing a taxi with Chuck Close?
For the month of January, certainly the latter. For the second year now, ShowMedia, the company that supplies all the advertising to the cabs is turning 500 taxi toppers into roving canvases. There are two works on the Read More
Ever since Jeffery Deitch left New York and dissolved his gallery to become director of L.A. MOCA, the art world has speculated where his artists would end up. Today, it got at least one answer: Sean Kelly Gallery announced that it would represent L.A.-born painter Kehinde Wiley, one of Deitch Projects’ brightest stars.
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The past couple of years have proved a weird, overstressed time for art, and weirder still for those of us trying to keep score at home. In New York, vast numbers of artists make a vast quantity of new work, which is, in turn, packaged, displayed, expounded on, sold and trucked off to memory’s landfill Read More
In the catalog accompanying “The World Stage: Africa, Lagos~Dakar,” an exhibition of Kehinde Wiley’s paintings at the Studio Museum in Harlem, the artist holds forth on various aspects of his work—among them, his African heritage, the role of mimicry in art, being a twin, and themes of gender and postcolonialism. He lists as his peers Read More