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Tate Britain announces major Hockney retrospective in 2017

Tate Britain has announced it will stage the most extensive retrospective of David Hockney’s work to date in 2017. The exhibition will look at over …

christian rex van minnen's paintings are brutal, beautiful and bizarre

<b>christian rex van minnen’s paintings are brutal, beautiful and bizarre</b><br>(above) duckface | 2015 | oil/linen | 12×16″<br>all images courtesy of christian …

Young artist aims to provoke 'disgust, joy, or confusion' by painting pictures with her menstrual blood - and is met with racist and sexist abuse on social media

• <b>Samera Paz , 21, a student of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia used her own menstrual blood in paintings to 'normalize periods'</b>• <b><br>After</b> …

The Most Hilariously Disturbing Parts Of That Famous Hieronymus Bosch Painting

A new interactive exhibit takes you, from the comfort of your own laptop, into the tangled orgy of dirty details that is Hieronymus Bosch’s iconic 16th century painting "The Garden of Earthly Delights."<p>Thanks to the website, you can navigate the tangled terrain of the notoriously gnarly artwork …

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Venice Biennale Star Katharina Grosse on How to See, Think, and Manage Like an Artist

<i>In this excerpt from Phaidon’s</i> <b>Akademie X</b><i>, the artist and Düsseldorf Art Academy professor Katharina Grosse recounts how she cultivated her singular</i> …

Rare Richard Diebenkorn Works Shine at Van Doren Waxter

Analysis<p>After years in storage, brightly-colored paintings finally come to light.<p>,<p>“Richard Diebenkorn: Early Color Abstractions: 1949–1955” at Van …

Magical Microscopic Worlds Paintings

Since he’s a child, Robert S. Connett, a self-taught artist based in Los Angeles, is fascinated by the tiny worlds which live with us, under rocks, …

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A Requiem for Thornton Dial, American Artist

The artist leaves behind a rich visual history of the deep American south.<p>On Monday, the great American artist Thornton Dial died at age 87. Dial leaves behind a prolific career of painting, drawing, and assemblage that continues to tell a history of black life during the years in which he worked. …

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Andy Warhol may be in heaven but his art has a hellish darkness

A new Norman Rosenthal-curated exhibition at the Ashmolean is a haunting collection of the artist’s work across a range of techniques and subjects<p>Looking at Andy Warhol’s painting of a bright pink penis caressed by deep black shadows from his series Torsos/Sex Parts, veteran curator Norman …

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Ellsworth Kelly, artist - obituary

American abstract painter and sculptor acclaimed for his large canvases expressing the joy of colour<p>Ellsworth Kelly , who has died aged 92, was an American painter whose delicate, monochrome canvases floated in the space between representation and abstraction.<p>Despite arriving in New York when …

Abstract & Pixelated Human Body Sculptures by Antony Gormley

Since the 80’s, English artist Antony Gormley settled in the art world thanks to his atypical sculpture in human size showing abstract or pixelated …

Ellsworth Kelly, acclaimed abstract artist, dies at 92

Ellsworth Kelly, whose geometric paintings formed a cornerstone of postwar American abstract art, died Sunday in his home in Spencertown, New York, …

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The premise of Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse is that many modern artists — besides Monet, who famously did it — gardened. How come? …

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Thornton Dial, Pioneering Artist Who Channeled Everyday Materials Into Intricate Constructions, Dies at 87

Thornton Dial.<p>STEPHEN PITKIN, PITKIN STUDIO/©THORNTON DIAL<p>Artist Thornton Dial, who used found objects, fabric, and paint to make astounding, …

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The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week in One Minute

Art World<p>Featuring Amalia Ulman and David Brooks.<p>,<p>Photo: Amalia Ulman/Instagram.<p><b>BEST</b> <b><br>Marina Abramović</b> will stage a large-scale performance in Athens …

Outsider Art Fair 2013

The 2014 OUTSIDER ART FAIR New York

Turning The Art World Inside Out (HD, eng/ru subs)

Highlights from New York's Outsider Art Fair, the Most Refreshing Show in Town

Now in its twenty-third year, the Outsider Art Fair was long ago adopted by art world insiders. Yesterday afternoon, it seemed that all of Manhattan’s usual suspects had converged on the fair, which focuses on work by self-taught and folk artists, to either critique or snap up pictures. The pieces …

The Outsider Has Officially Squeezed Its Way Inside The Art World

"Character Traits" is the summer exhibition of your wildest, wettest dreams. If, that is, you prefer adorably deformed critters to the formal aspects of picture-making; fart jokes to the histories of aesthetic order and structures; boobies to experiments in monochrome.<p>Which, let us be clear, I …

New exhibit hints at a future for low-poly art outside of games

The unfortunate thing about low-poly art, the aesthetic of simple shapes and abstract images seen in games like <i>Final Fantasy VII</i>, is that it never …

What's In A Name? Specifically, The Name 'Outsider Art'

Most artistic genres -- cubism, impressionism, abstract expressionism -- are united by a common era, location, aesthetic ideal, and host of influences. Most artists active in these movements identify as such. "Outsider art" however, follows none of these rules. Somewhat fittingly of course, because …

Outside In

Jean Dubuffet’s campaign for art brut.<p>“Ah Jean Dubuffet / when you think of him / doing his military service in the Eiffel Tower / as a meteorologist / in 1922 / you know how wonderful the 20th Century / can be.” That’s how Frank O’Hara began his poem “Naphtha.” The lines, befitting the offbeat …

Before Outsider Art, There Was Art Brut

"I think this culture is very much like a dead language, without anything in common with the language spoken on the street. " French artist Jean Dubuffet proclaimed, referencing Western culture in particular. "This culture drifts further and further from daily life... It no longer has real and …