Experiencing a piece of art can be transporting, but the act of explaining it to someone else is an art form in itself. No wonder that docents, professors, even patrons get caught up in the act.
New paintings that question how much we truly influence our fate, and whether or not life is just a string of accidents.
Women of the African diaspora crowned with elaborate headpieces, celebrating might, independence, and heart.
Inspired by Old Master still lifes, Paulette Tavormina’s photographs lie in an uncanny valley of beauty—dew-dappled flowers combined with jumping goldfish.
Thirteen “liberated, assertive, ferocious” takes on Da Vinci’s famous painting show us the Mona Lisa as never before seen.
Everyday scenes of Greece in paintings that evoke the quiet fatigue from living with economic uncertainty.
Plenty of artists take inspiration from Google Maps. But Arden Bendler Browning’s abstractions of urban landscapes convince us the city—riotous and tamed, growing and decaying—is more alive than we think.
Ben Weiner’s paint-splattered palette isn’t just a tool, it’s the basis of his work: landscapes that magnify globs of oil paint a thousandfold and videos that turn the process of mixing paint into a slow ballet.
A series of imposing mountain ranges made from cornices of thick paint, ridges lightly shadowed, and humans hidden in the snow.
New paintings where time periods and people shift within the frame, and everything and everyone is unsteady.
In a meta-exploration of the “struggling artist” myth, Joe Fig paints portraits of artists—Basquiat, Rembrandt, Kahlo—as portrayed in classic films.
Glossy paintings of Iranian young women—drawn from the artist’s family and friends—that are inspired by Playboy magazines found in the artist’s father’s closet