Here's How One Artist Took on the Colorblind British Art World
Lubaina Himid rose to prominence with the Black Art movement in mid-1980s Britain, but was pushed aside in favor of simpler themes and sleeker aesthetics. Now three major shows and a place on the Turner Prize shortlist are heralding a belated rethink.
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A HUGE $4.5 Million Gold Coin Was Stolen from a Berlin Museum
Plus, a a new website helps you protest defunding the NEA by sending faxes of artworks to congress.
Turner Prize-Winning Artist Elizabeth Price on Sex, Death, and Andy Warhol
We talk to the provocative video artist about her new exhibition, being a woman in the art world, and why no one should give a shit about what's in her handbag.
Swim With Balloons and Watch People Puke at the Park Avenue Armory
Combining old and new works, Martin Creed's installations are thinly veiled metaphors for bodily functions.
$40 Jeff Koons, "Vagina Artist" Fined: Last Week in Art
Last week was filled with record-breaking (and downright mysterious) art sales, news-worthy selfies, and the artist f.k.a. George W. Bush.
Flex Your Creative Muscles at the Art Gym
Break an artistic sweat at the Tate Liverpool Gallery, thanks to Turner Prize winners, Assemble.