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A Jewelry Tour of Taxco, Mexico

Recently, the designer Daniel Espinosa invited me to his beautiful hometown (about a two-hour drive from Mexico City) to see his jewelry factory and learn how some of his beautiful creations are hand-crafted. Here are some notes from my trip.

How to Explore Multiple Passions in One Job

You like to paint and do public relations and plan awesome parties, too. But if you think it’s impossible to combine all your passions into one …

Andy Goldsworthy Uses Natural Materials to Make Ephemeral Art Installations at the Presidio in San Francisco

The best works of art aren't always the ones that last the longest. Take the case of Andy Goldsworthy, one of the most famous land artists in the …

Art

What Do We Mean When We Talk About 'Latino Art'?

When the Whitney Museum of American Art announced the artists for its 2014 biennial, people took to the Internet to chime in about who's been included and who's been left out; the last biennial had been blasted for ignoring Latino artists. But when a new show opened at the Smithsonian American Art …

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MEAM: Promoting Contemporary Representational Art

A few months ago I posted a blog suggesting that MOCA in Los Angeles should show more representational paintings. The blog touched a nerve, and I heard from many, many artists, and also from one museum: The European Museum of Modern Art -- MEAM. I had never heard of the MEAM, but I have been …

The Arts

Kolkata Museum of Modern Art / Herzog & de Meuron

The Kolkata Museum of Modern Art (KMOMA), <b>Herzog & de Meuron</b>’s first project in India, has broken ground in the new district of Rajarhat. The new …

Must-See Exhibit: Jewels By JAR at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new <i>Jewels by JAR</i> exhibit, a retrospective of more than 400 works by Paris-based fine jewelry designer Joel A. …

A Celebration of Latin American Art

New York’s art market has taken on a Latin American flair as Pinta NY returned to the city for the seventh year, followed by the upcoming Latin American Art Modern and Contemporary sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s this week. Once again, the Pinta Art Show has acted as a celebration of art from …

Art

'The Crisis' and Art in Greece (and NY)

The Greek economic crisis, is, among other things, a crisis of confidence. Investors, worried about the country's finances, pulled out their capital, and in doing so drove up interest rates and drove down the Greek economy to a near depression, provoking the default they so feared. Economists call …

Europe

Earthscape Art: The Chillest Thing You'll See All Day

The Vimeo video below contains quite possibly the mellowest two minutes and 48 seconds of your day.<p>Andres Amador is a 42-year-old San Francisco …

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Oasis by Klára Šumová and Dirk Wright

Strong storytelling plays a vital role in the work of Klára Šumová. Through her interior objects of various typologies and scales, the designer explores poetry and stories in design. Šumová debuted several years ago with her elegant Love floor lamp, which consists of a raw tree trunk changing into …

Design

Painting Beyond Belief: Amy Sillman, Peter Doig, and Jordan Kantor Discuss Chagall

Last Sunday night, on the occasion of the exhibit <i>Chagall: Love, War, and Exile</i> on view at the Jewish Museum, Jordan Kantor a painter and professor at …

Peter Doig's Restless City

I have always thought it unfair that Peter Doig is chiefly known for the headlines associated with the sale of his “White Canoe” painting by Charles …