Art In America

A Beckoning Angst

Living a luxurious life while depicting physical and spiritual destitution, France's Bernard Buffet was both wildly popular and, in some quarters, critically reviled. A recent exhibition in Paris presented him as a painter of surprising complexity. 

A Woman Under the Influence

Deborah Kass folds an array of sources into her witty mash-ups of art history, pop culture and identity politics.

James Brown

The peripatetic life of James Brown—painter, sculptor, ceramicist, publisher, paterfamilias and ascetic yet devilish-seeming avatar of elegance—has led him far afield from the New York art world that launched him during the early 1980s, all the way...

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