Look closely: These Hawaiian shirts depict our plastic-polluted oceans

Look intently: These Hawaiian shirts depict our plastic-polluted oceans

A staggering eight million tons of plastic trash is dumped in our oceans every year, according to a 2015 Science report. As a manner of placing a highlight on the problem, Spanish designer Adolfo Correa created the artwork for The Paradise? Shirt, a Hawaiian-style shirt that, at first look, appears to be like standard-issue. Look […]

Can an Artist Shift the Gun Debate?

Can an Artist Shift the Gun Debate?

As 25 members filed into the Guggenheim Museum’s rotunda Thursday night time to enact the artist Shaun Leonardo’s latest work, referred to as “Primitive Games,” it was anybody’s guess whether or not their gleaming white uniforms would stay as pristine by the hour’s finish. Mr. Leonardo, who has a popularity for sinking his tooth into […]

A City at the Crossroads Examines Migration, Through Art

A City on the Crossroads Examines Migration, Through Art

PALERMO, Sicily — Political artwork and world politics seldom dovetail in actual time, however because the twelfth version of the Manifesta modern artwork biennial approached, its host metropolis of Palermo discovered itself strolling its speak. Titled “A Planetary Garden: Cultivating Coexistence,” the exhibition, which opened June 16, takes migration as considered one of its themes. […]

In an East Boston Shipyard, a Fresh Idea for Art

In an East Boston Shipyard, a Fresh Idea for Art

BOSTON — “People don’t usually get this vantage point,” stated Jill Medvedow, the longtime director of the Institute of Contemporary Art right here. She was in a water taxi plowing throughout Boston Harbor, trying again towards her museum hovering on the water’s edge within the Seaport space. When she moved the museum, based in 1936, […]

How Tastes Have Changed: ‘Imps and Mods’ Stutter at London Auctions

How Tastes Have Changed: ‘Imps and Mods’ Stutter at London Auctions

LONDON — It’s a commonplace of the artwork market that Impressionist and trendy artwork shouldn’t be the drive it as soon as was. Thirty years in the past, it was the most expensive on the earth, with work by Gauguin, Monet, Renoir and Van Gogh reaching eight-figure costs at black-tie auctions at Sotheby’s and at […]

This Week: Florence and the Machine, ‘Luke Cage,’ Central Park Concerts

This Week: Florence and the Machine, ‘Luke Cage,’ Central Park Concerts

Florence Welch soars on her band’s new album, the Marvel collection returns to Netflix and the classics come again to Naumburg Bandshell. ImageFlorence Welch’s voice is stronger than ever on Florence and the Machine’s fourth album, “High as Hope.”CreditKathy Lo for The New York Times Pop Music: Florence Welch Takes the Wheel June 29; itunes.com. […]

It Was an Ad? So What. It’s Still Art.

It Was an Ad? So What. It’s Still Art.

In the hills excessive above Los Angeles, inside the white-columned serenity of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the bastard stepchild of the wonderful artwork world is lastly getting its birthright. On Tuesday, June 26, “Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011” opens, and it might be probably the most sweeping such survey in […]

24 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

24 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

‘RENOIR: FATHER AND SON/PAINTING AND CINEMA’ at Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia (by Sept. three). Jean Renoir reworked the historical past of cinema with humanistic, exactly edited movies like “The Grand Illusion,” and particularly “The Rules of the Game” — thought-about one of many biggest movies ever made, although it was a box-office flop on its launch […]

A cabinet of noses

A cupboard of noses

On show in Copenhagen, Denmark’s Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek artwork museum is that this glass show case stuffed with noses of myriad sizes and shapes. Why? According to curator Anne Marie Nielsen, noses on 19th century statues are notoriously fragile and would ceaselessly break off. So the homeowners of the statues (or maybe even […]