In last Sunday’s The New York Times, artist Ryan Trecartin talks up his 1999 minivan in a really cute story. Well, we have a 1999 minivan, too, and worthy of a really cute post to this blog.
By Wendy When we find a contemporary artist whose work we love, it’s pretty exciting. We want to get to know the artist’s history and try to see everything they’re making now. Here in New York during Armory week, it’s like looking for faces of friends in a huge crowd. [...]
The words “negro sunshine” will stretch 22 feet across the front of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, starting March 10.
A smaller version, about five feet wide, will be spelled out in backlit, black-painted neon letters in a gallery at the Nasher Museum, in an exhibition opening March 10. A week later, another edition of this work of art, made by New York artist Glenn Ligon, will be on view at the North Carolina Museum of Art. Coincidence? Maybe, maybe not.
Christian Marclay’s 24-hour time-specific video collage “The Clock” has caused a sensation at Paula Cooper Gallery in its month-long installation at the Chelsea Gallery. Although the video is in its final days, the Nasher will be showing one of Marclay’s earlier video collages, “Telephones” (1995) in its new show Building the Contemporary Collection: Five Years of Acquisitions, opening March 10.
Trevor’s list of Top 10 works that stood out among thousands of works of art at Art Basel Miami Beach. Hurry to see them at the fair today or tomorrow.
The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl has inspired a number of artists in the show to continue producing record-based works. Art Basel Miami Beach has proven that the trend is alive and well in artists even beyond the Nasher Museum’s current exhibition.
By Wendy We are all inspired by today’s special Museums section in The New York Times. Especially page 20! It’s not surprising that the photo editor chose the image above to represent our upcoming exhibition, a group show including work by 33 artists called “The Record: Contemporary Art & Vinyl,” [...]
By Wendy Mingering Mike is a mysterious guy. He lived in an imaginary world in his bedroom in the 1970s, like a lot of teenagers. In Mingering Mike’s world, he was a famous R&B singer, producing dozens of albums. He painstakingly created those albums out of cardboard and paper, drawing [...]
By Wendy The Nasher Museum is benefiting yet again from the generosity of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The exhibition “Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids,” on view through Feb. 21, came together because of gifts of Warhol photographs from the foundation. And we recently learned that the [...]