In 'Material Effects' the artists explore the relationship between people and things as it relates to global commodity markets, individual and collective identities, and contemporary sociopolitical realities.
This show features half of the world's surviving works by Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599 - 1660), official court painter to the Spanish King Philip IV (1606 - 1665) and considered one of the greatest painters to have ever lived.
Disliking all forms of pomposity, Bonnard became interested in intimate themes and his interiors tend to depict sentimental or psychological situations such as loneliness, tenderness or simply the breakdown of communication.
Is the short, hot career and early death of Jean-Michel Basquiat the cause of his celebrity, or is it a diversion making the assessment of his work cliché-driven and shallow? The Fondation Beyeler wades into the debate.
Piper played a formative role in the emergence of Conceptual art, and an even more crucial role in identity-based art in the 1980s and 1990s, focused on bigotry, stereotyping, and xenophobia. The New Museum of Contemporary Art offers a retrospective on her work in several media.
Virtual Gallery accompanying the exhibition review of 'Magical Faces of Africa' at the Musee Dapper. Includes a dozen pictures of authentic African masks from the exhibition, each with descriptions and historical background.