As he nears 70, the legendary LA-based artist reflects on his past work, which included spraying symbols inside abandoned buildings and taking photos of dogs as they chased his car in the desert.
Sean Vegezzi's turned his haunting Snow Cab installation into a book.
Fardou Louise Keuning's "creatures"—papier-mâché sculptures with deformities and strange facial expressions—take on a lifelike quality in her art exhibits. She even calls one of them her boyfriend.
The statue was apparently a "difficult" sale.
We spoke to the famed playwright about his recent exhibition and what it was like working with Steve Buscemi, Marlene Dietrich, and Lady Gaga.
We went to the conceptual art project that turned into a literal example of nation-building and is now a bizarre international phenomenon.
Francesca DiMattio is the only person we know who makes ceramics with a forklift.
Desert Christ Park is filled with biblical statues, each of them crumbling and deteriorating in the elements.
The once-in-a-lifetime exhibition of sculptures at MoMA is the newest big art thing you'll feel like a jerk for missing out on.
The most important contemporary art show to ever come to Wyoming casts a long, dark shadow over the supposed animal sanctuary below.
The celebrated Japanese artist's new gallery show is a polka-dotted, populist affair that everyone will be lining up to see and be seen at.
A priceless replica of a royal Thai crown was stolen from a museum in France. Now a replica of that replica could cause trouble back in Thailand for artist Arin Rungjang.
The artist had previously been evicted from his home in Midwood, Brooklyn for exploding his microwave.
The celebrated artist completes his SXSW takeover with the premiere of his DIY NASA documentary and a solo sculpture show that inlcudes collaborative DJ sets by Young Guru and J Rocc and playlists from Kanye and Frank Ocean.
In his new graphic novel Antony and Anish Take Afghanistan, Scott King asks whether works like Antony Gormley's "Angel of the North" really regenerate impoverished areas, or simply serve the egos of the artists who produce them.
The 21-year-old artist is trying to invert beauty, although she's still figuring out what that means.
Artists often thrive on controversial imagery, but today's younger, cooler artists like to work in a more nuanced, oblique manner. But sometimes shock is a powerful tonic.
In New Orleans, artists have been commissioned to make art out of 186 guns from the NOPD's evidence room.
Peter von Tiesenhausen has a novel approach to dealing with assholes from oil companies—he claims his land counts as copyrighted art and charges them $500 an hour to meet with them.
Check out Baltimore artist Ben McNutt's queer perspective on wrestling in issue 24 of 'MATTE' magazine, available now.
We interviewed Oakland artist Erin Jane Nelson about attitude, the archive, and the Big Apple.
When a 30 foot purple hand appeared earlier this week in the middle of Prague's Vltava River giving the finger to the Prague Castle, where Czech president Milos Zeman lives, it was pretty obvious David Černý was behind it.
For this week's Mahal, I got to chat New York City skate history with the Serra brothers. I first met Ivory and Shelter when I was 10 at Riverside skatepark. Soon, I discovered Ivory's photographs of just about every New York Legend from A to Z and Shelte…
Ghost of a Dream is the collaboration of sculptor Lauren Was and painter Adam Eckstrom. A few months ago we met up with them and got a chance to explore their works in progress, look at the variety of materials they use, and hear how they came to develop