The 2014 Whitney Biennial the last biennial before the the Whitney Museum of American Art leaves its iconic Marcel Breuer structure on Madison Avenue for a new building downtown is overwrought and overthought, heavy on conceptual pretensions and light on passion and elan.
The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky, is an exhibit filled with revelations, and not just for choice objects that havent been seen here since they left for Europe centuries ago. The exhibit opens Monday at the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris. It will run from Sept. 20 to Jan. 11, 2015, at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Johnson County Community College closes the shop for financial reason.
The Star takes a look at the accomplishments of the five visual and performing artists who are recipients of this year’s Charlotte Street Foundation awards.
Historical masterworks inspire contemporary commentary in Saints Stars & Selfies at Block Artspace
Curated by Block Artspace director Raechell Smith, Saints Stars & Selfies, a group show of pieces inspired by historical masterworks, features a global roster of artists, including Mexican-born Juan Capistran, Amsterdam-based Hendrik Kerstens and American artists Kehinde Wiley and Nina Katchadourian.
Works made from scraps, trash, bongs and decaying food by more than 15 artists offer a thought-provoking exploration of current issues in the group show The Tyranny of Good Taste, which continues through March 29 at La Esquina.