‘It’s Finding a Gap in the Bureaucratic Process’: Watch Minerva Cuevas Explain How Her Artistic Acts of Sabotage Inspired Real Activism in…

How can art create real political and social change? This is the question that the Mexican artist Minerva Cuevas has sought to answer in her decades-long conceptual, socially-engaged art practice, in which she riffs on issues like consumer culture and unfair labor laws. Through her sculptural installations, paintings… [Read More...]

See Vivian Suter’s New Show at ICA Boston, Inspired by Her Home in the Guatemalan Rainforest

“Vivian Suter” Institution of Contemporary Art, Boston through December 31, 2019 What the Museum Says: Suter “works in close partnership with the natural environment surrounding her home and studio in Panajachel, Guatemala. The artist’s first Boston exhibition will feature a single installation filling the galleries with a canopy of color … [Read More...]

From the Smithsonian’s Big Beyoncé Buy to teamLab Becoming Earth’s Most Popular Artist: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

BEST Memorializing Toni Morrison – artnet News spoke to the New Yorker’s art editor about Kara Walker’s cover portrait, paying homage to the late, great Toni Morrison. Crazy in Love – Tyler Mitchell’s Vogue cover of Beyoncé has been acquired by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery for … [Read More...]

‘You’ve Got to Be a Bit Utopian’: British Artist Yinka Shonibare CBE Explains What it Takes to Be an Artist

The Nigerian-born, London-based Yinka Shonibare CBE began exploring politics in his art while in school at Goldsmiths, eventually turning his practice toward deconstructing stereotypes and questioning notions of authenticity. These explorations have taken him far—most recently to Chicago, where Shonibare is the first artist spotlighted for the Driehaus … [Read More...]