Glitch artists remind us that the limit of the quantification of art is the banal.
Artistic ideas in the digital age blur the line between living art and creative control.
Allow yourself to look at a mandala and you just might achieve spiritual awareness.
One of the first paintings of the Arctic landscape offers lessons in fortitude and resilience.
Portraits of distant relatives survive a married couple’s home reorganization, the subjects’ friendship in life an inspiration for the future.
Psychiatrist and art critic Deborah Kostianovsky explains why she can’t turn away from a portrait that terrifies her.
Edward Hopper’s ‘Rooms by the Sea’ captures the psychic tension resulting from conflicting states of mind. The visible ambivalence of the painting is particularly relatable during Covid.
Photographs stage a confrontation between the idea of an object and its representation, and demonstrate how Form can overwhelm aesthetic pursuit.
“The work is so far from perfection because we ourselves are so far from perfection … That is why art work is so very hard. It is a working through of disappointments and a growing recognition of failure to the point of defeat. But still one wakes in the morning and there is the inspiration and one goes on.”
“A deep black square can be an object or an opening. Sometimes you can get a surface so deep, rich, and black that it begins to contain an immense amount of space and light. Your perception begins to equivocate, reading it as both object and void.”