art criticism


This Guy Is Covering a $10,000 Painting With Advertising

You, too, can buy ad space on a signed Robert Rauschenberg art piece.


Can Four-Year-Olds Really Draw Better Than Famous Artists?

We challenged some children to recreate the "Greats," then got an art critic to review their work.


A Short History of Art World Potty Humor

The Guggenheim's golden toilet—called 'America'—is the latest in a long line of bathroom jokes.


Ordinary Pictures Takes a Profound Swing at the Stock Photo Industry

As the Walker Art Center's new exhibition proves, stock photography is more powerful than you think.


This Dapper Robot Is an Art Critic

A robot named Berenson is quietly judging art at the ‘Persona: Oddly Human’ exhibition at Paris’ Musée du quai Branly.


Happy Birthday, Jeff Koons

At the dawn of the 61st year of the king of kitsch, we've collected some of the best (and worst) things ever said about the polarizing power player.


How to Look at Art Like Jerry Saltz

Our minds were lightly Saltzed with anecdotes and advice about the art world, ruling Instagram, and not giving a fuck.


How Paddy Johnson Built a One-Person Blog into a Mainstay of the New York Art Scene

We talked to the critic about the etiquette and economics of blogging, and why she doesn't care about street art.


Shaquille O'Neal's Art Fair is Art

We went to Shaq's art fair in Chicago and found a thoughtful, diverse collection that reflects Art Diesel's fundamental Shaq-ness.


Contemporary Art Doesn't Have to Be Pretentious and Confusing

We talked to one of Britain's leading art critics about trying to make sense of contemporary art.


Know Your Hashtag: #ART140

The new collaboration from MoMA and POSSIBLE ask you to think about art (in 140 characters or less).


Kevin Smith Rants And Raves About Creators And Critics At Comic-Con

Kevin Smith is at it again, stirring shit up, as is his way.