Search Results

Mickalene Thomas Gives Vogue a Tour of her Brooklyn Home

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Mickalene Thomas Interviewed in New York Magazine

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Mickalene Thomas Streams Short Video on Nowness

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Monaco – Mickalene Thomas: “Femme au divan II” at École Supérieure d’Arts Plastiques Pavillon Bosio Through August 31st, 2014

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

New York- Mickalene Thomas, “Tête de Femme” at Lehmann Maupin Through August 8th, 2014

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Mickalene Thomas Releases Film, Essay on the Life of Her Mother

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

George Condo, Rineke Dijkstra, Chantal Joffe and Mickalene Thomas Create Artworks Involving Jessica Chastain

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

New York – Mickalene Thomas: “Origin of the Universe” at The Brooklyn Museum Through January 20th, 2013

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Go See – New York: 'THE FEMALE GAZE: WOMEN LOOK AT WOMEN' featuring Roni Horn, Diane Arbus, Mickalene Thomas, Louise Bourgeois, Alice Neel, Marilyn Minter, Vanessa Beecroft, Jenny Holzer, Sarah Lucas, Catherine Opie, Kara Walker, Marina Abramovic, Cindy Sherman, Tracy Emin, Lisa Yuskavage, Nan Goldin, Marlene Dumas and more at Cheim & Read through September 19, 2009

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Go See: Mickalene Thomas’s ‘She’s Come UnDone!’ at Lehmann Maupin in New York through May 2, 2009

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

AO On-Site – New York: The 22nd Annual Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 3rd – 6th, 2016

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

A Look at the Trove of Contemporary Art Show on Fox’s “Empire”

Friday, October 16th, 2015

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd – 7th, 2014

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Art Basel Miami Beach Announces Projects for Kabinett Section

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

New York – Kara Walker: “A Subtlety” at The Domino Sugar Factory Through July 6th, 2014

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

AO On-Site: Art Basel 2014, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Photoset: The Creative Time Gala Honoring Kara Walker at The Domino Sugar Factory, May 6th, 2014

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

AO On-Site: The Brooklyn Museum Gala, Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

AO on Site – London: Frieze Artfair Preview, October 16th, 2013

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Red Hook, New York – “Amor Fati” group show at Pioneer Works Through September 29th, 2013

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Jose Parla’s Barclays Center Mural Unveiled

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Paris – Kehinde Wiley: “The World Stage: France, 1880 – 1960″ at Galerie Daniel Templon Through December 24th, 2012

Friday, December 21st, 2012

AO On Site (Final Summary Part 2 of 2): The Art – Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair 2012 Photoset and Recap

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012
Global contemporary art events and news observed from New York City. Suggestion? Email us.

ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
Read More »

Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
Read More »

Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
Read More »