Who doesn't love the Hairy Who? That's the implicit message of Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists, a new documentary film directed by Leslie Buchbinder, the daughter of Chicago collectors Henry and Gilda Buchbinder.
Only in France, perhaps, could a Sunday outing entail an exercise in visual philosophy—one combining formal rigor with a whiff of historical decadence. But that's exactly what's on offer now at the royal palace of Versailles outside Paris.
The commissioned showpiece for Art Basel Hong Kong (May 15-18) was German artist Carsten Nicolai's sound and light work Alpha Pulse, which throbbed nightly up and down the facade of the city's tallest skyscraper, the 118-story International Commerce...
If you'd like to buy a $25 million Picasso portrait of Dora Maar, you can do so this week at the Art Basel Hong Kong fair (May 15-18).
In the book Bruce Nauman: The True Artist (due out May 5 from Phaidon), the painter, critic and longtime Nauman acquaintance Peter Plagens seeks to view the subject whole.
Xu Zhen, the wily Shanghai-based artist commissioned to spearhead this year's China Focus at the Armory Show in New York (Mar. 6-9) and to design the graphic identity for the fair, seems at first blush like a highly unlikely choice.
"Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China," now at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, seems at first to be a long-awaited corrective to Western myopia in regard to Chinese ink painting and calligraphy.
Featuring works by 10 artists such as Ming Wong, Chen Chieh-jen, Cao Fei, Lee Kit and Michael Lin, the exhibition "Cross-Strait Relations" takes on the charged issue of mainland China's relationship with Taiwan.
First known in the international art world as muse and model for the Chinese painter Liu Ye, Jenny Lui—who now prefers to be known as Wanwan Lei—has recently established herself as a roving dealer-curator with a sharp eye for emerging...
Over the past century, Art in America has developed from a small specialized journal to a major voice in the rapidly changing contemporary art world. To celebrate the magazine's 100-year anniversary, we look back at the milestones that helped define...
Hong Kong's long-delayed dream of a major museum for modern andcontemporary art has come a big step closer to realization. The Swissarchitectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, in conjunction with theLondon-Hong Kong firm TFP Farrells, has been tapped to...
Based solely on numbers, this year's Venice Biennale could be regarded—with only slight exaggeration—as a giant survey of contemporary Chinese art with some Western work mixed in for balance.
Every two years, the art world gets a vivid reminder of China's complex sovereignty issues and ongoing identity concerns—in the form of three separate pavilions at the Venice Biennale.
Few professional challenges are as exciting—or as daunting—as curating the Venice Biennale. Just ask the veterans who piloted the last five events.
Exactly who will be next to win critical acclaim and instant riches has become a burning question in China over the past several months.
Zhang Xiaogang, for over two decades China's most critically celebrated and highest earning contemporary oil painter, is about to reveal a surprise move into sculpture. Opening Mar. 28 at two Pace Gallery locations in Chelsea (508 and 510 West 25th...
June Yap recently spoke to A.i.A. about her curatorial objectives for "No Country," her vision of the culturally diverse region it surveys, and the overall goals of the Guggenheim UBS Map Initiative.
If all goes well, the first TEFAF Beijing would take place in 2014.