“The creators of a new language are always 50 years ahead of their time,” according to Henri Matisse. Given that he died in 1954, I doubt he had in mind the avant-garde, Korean-born artist Nam June Paik
His friend Joseph Beuys keeps intruding memorably into the show The first room says it all. By which I mean it shows you all the work by Nam June Paik you need to understand his contribution to modern
I’m walking along a narrow corridor filled with a sweet tasting, opaque fog. I can’t see anything. As I progress, a glaring light transitioning from bright pink to deep orange and a warm yellow envelops
“I’m fascinated by the grandeur, the pompousness, the overmuch,” says Kara Walker. That sensibility fueled the American artist’s latest creation, Fons Americanus—a 13-meter-high fountain unveiled Sept.
It frustrates me that a woman artist of colour is expected to continually “tackle” racism and misogyny The American artist Kara Walker brings a bold, poetic energy to the clunky art-garage of the Turbine