Final days: Ron Amir’s “Somewhere in the desert”

Originally slated to close in early December, Ron Amir’s exhibition “Somewhere in the desert,” now on display Paris’ Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris, has been extended through […]

‘Anthropocene’ at Art Gallery of Ontario in its final weeks

An exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is shocking and inspiring guests with its grim yet beautiful installations. In its final weeks, ‘Anthropocene’ illustrates the ways in which […]

2020 exhibition to highlight Artemisia Gentileschi

The National Gallery’s (NG) recently acquired and freshly conserved Self-portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria by Artemisia Gentileschi, which recently debuted at the NG, will be one of the highlights […]

Jean-Paul Marcheschi’s dark art

Jean-Paul Marchesci returns to Toulouse for an ambitious exhibit hosted by the Paul-Dupuy Museum that seems a bit like a retrospective. He “returns” because the artist still maintains close ties […]

VMFA receives gift of artwork by Asher B. Durand making museum donation history

Tis the season for holiday giving, right? This year, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) received an extra special gift. In a December 13th press release, the museum announced […]

Roland Barthes goes to the movies

Bringing some of the major influences in the Humanities into the context of film criticism is the zeitgeist of the moment. As an example, in 2011 Patrice Maniglier and Dork […]

Tomás Saraceno, Aerocene, upturned umbrellas, and Art Basel

During the week of Miami’s Art Basel, 40 upturned silver umbrellas dotted Miami Beach between 21st and 22nd Street resembling large-scale industrialized petunias. The structures were a part of Berlin-based […]