Retrospective

Exhibition

A Sylvia Plath Retrospective Finally Puts Her Visual Art on Display

Little known fact: Plath was an art major before she switched to English.
Cailey Rizzo
7.28.17
Art

Takashi Murakami Has a Massive Retrospective Show in Chicago

The prolific Japanese artist’s new traveling exhibition showcases fifty plus artworks that span more than 30 years.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.14.17
exhibit

Keith Haring’s Earliest Posters Go On Display

A retrospective post show documenting the rise and popularity of Haring’s boldly-outlined ‘radiant child.’
Diana Shi
6.11.17
light art

Antique Light Art Brings the Northern Lights Indoors

Thomas Wilfred, the granddad of light art in the early 20th century, gets his own show at Yale University Art Gallery.
Diana Shi
3.5.17
Documentary

Introspective Mirrors and Stacks of Rags Fill an English Palace

Insightful commentary and sweeping footage comprise a documentary chronicling Michelangelo Pistoletto's 2016 retrospective at Blenheim Palace.
Diana Shi
2.19.17
gallery shows

Raymond Pettibon Can't Help but Capture America's Cultural Zeitgeist

The prolific artist has two concurrent shows in New York right now.
Andrew Nunes
2.18.17
Art

From Black Flag to Charles Manson, Raymond Pettibon's New Museum Retrospective Has Something for Everyone

The work on display is tantalizingly diverse, from 70s pulp zines to 90s political commentary.
Abby Ronner
2.13.17
Retrospective

The Ambitious, but Flawed 'Romancing Saga' Just Turned 25

The innovative JRPG took a lot of chances in an attempt to shake up the genre, and while not all of them paid off, it's worth remembering anyway.
Tristan Ettleman
2.3.17
Paris

Man Ray’s New Photo Art Book Is a Surrealist’s Delight

A comprehensive retrospective of the iconic Surrealist documents an artistic career, all in monochrome.
Diana Shi
1.7.17
Art

'Infotainment': A Playbook for Fighting Trump’s America

A revival of the seminal ‘Infotainment’ exhibition shows how artists responded to a right wing political shift amidst the Information Age.
DJ Pangburn
12.16.16
Art

Evocative Photographs Catalogue Haunting 70s Americana

This 1976 exhibition was the first presentation of color photography at MoMA.
Diana Shi
12.3.16
Retrospective

How Rocksteady Saved Batman from a History of Shitty Video Games

Batman might be the world's greatest detective, but before the London studio got its hands on him, his video games were mostly garbage.
Simon Miller
11.4.16
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