This weekend the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival once again descends upon the northwest corner of Williamsburg for the sixth year running, and it's expanding from two nights to four for Veteran's Day, including a pre-party Thursday at Output. This year's lineup promises another eclectic mix of es ... More >>
If while listening to Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail, you experienced an indescribable sensation that you were actually listening to an encrypted invitation to a very luxurious party with a super exclusive guest list and even more ridiculous gift wish list, you were right!!! We made note of every pe ... More >>
Gagosian Gallery hosts a display of the late artist's spot paintings
The New Museum is getting a slide! A Belgian artist named Carsten Höller, who has already installed slides in other cities around the world, is putting a big plastic slide in the Bowery museum. Like, really big, at least for indoors: the slide is 40 feet high and 102 feet long. Its installation beg ... More >>
Ai Wei Wei, the prominent artist and outspoken critic of the Chinese government whose arrest on April 3, 2011, spawned international demonstrations and outcry, has been released on bail. Via cell phone, the previously vocal artist and prolific tweeter reportedly said :"I'm released, I'm home ... More >>
All images courtesy 303 GalleryCeal Floyer's Ink on paper I became a fan of 40-year-old, Berlin-based Ceal Floyer's work the way I imagine many people became a fan--by straightaway falling for a discreet piece in a museum's permanent collection. The Tate Modern often exhibits its version of the art ... More >>
Welcome to wheatpaste heaven! Brooklyn's upstart galleries create a new art district.
The Icelandic Dane brings his lab studies to MOMA and P.S.1
Yes (I'm Not There !), NYFF 45 (Blade Runner?) plays to its base (Don Rickles!), but what's so bad about that? (Redacted.)
MOMA does its reputationand utopian wealth of materiala grave disservice. Again.
Moving beyond its current Picasso exhibit, a new vision for the Whitney
Alas, the Whitney now looks almost as conservative and canonical as the Modern
Is the Museum of Modern Art becoming a madman who thinks it is king?
Other museums are light-years ahead of MOMA
The best and brightest photography books for the holidays
A slew of shows turn Paris into a study center in the varieties of photographic realism
The unpredictable happens when an artist blurs the distinction between the staged and the truth
The Best Photo Books of 2003
Just back from London, our critic has an optimistic reassessment of the British art scene
Tillmans: "If One Thing Matters, Everything Matters"
Elegance and Desolation in MOMA's Beckmann Retrospective
When the Going Gets Gloomy in the Art World
A New Exhibit at the Jewish Museum Produces an Uproar
From YBA to ATM, a New London Art Scene