December 12, 2019

May Stevens, Forming the Fifth International (1985). Courtesy of Ryan Lee Gallery, New York, ©May Stevens./art-world/artist-may-stevens-obituary-1729692

"To the women’s movement I would like to bring, as to art, the subtlest perceptions," Stevens once said.

The 95-year-o...

September 12, 2019

Mary Abbott. Photo courtesy of McCormick Gallery, Chicago.

Abstract Expressionist painter Mary Abbott, known for her colorful canvases and sweeping brushstrokes, has died at the age of 98. McCormick Gallery in Chicago, which has represented the artist for almost 20 year...

April 10, 2019

US Representative Tim Burchett. Photo by Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images.

Freshman congressman Tim Burchett, a Republican from Tennessee, has introduced a new bill to stop the government from spending any money on art for overseas US embassie...

March 27, 2019

Harriet Tubman. Photo courtesy of the collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture shared with the Library of Congress.

A never-before-seen photograph of Harriet Tubman as a young woman went on view today at the Smithsonian’s National Museum...

March 18, 2019

Marina Abramović. Photo courtesy of the Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu in Torun.

A touring Marina Abramović retrospective has touched down in Poland—and the nation’s right-wing Catholics are not happy about it. The show, “Marina Abramović: Do Czysta/The Cleaner”...

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