First in a projected series, a new kind of monograph.
Gao Minglu’s Total Modernity and the Avant-Garde in Twentieth-Century Chinese Art
Rachel Weiss’s To and from Utopia in the New Cuban Art, from Minnesota
A review of Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty by Phoebe Hoban
Publication of a 1971 lecture in Tunis, reissued in time for the recent exhibition in Paris
Review of Martin Gayford’s recent book, Man with a Blue Scarf
After you read this book, lots of familiar art will look different
Reviews his collected writings, edited by Clark Coolidge, and a study of the late works by poet David Kaufmann.
It should come as no surprise that Frida Kahlo, whose own dramatic life was the primary subject of her art, kept a major collection of photographs important to her. With the intense interest in Kahlo created by Hayden Herrera’s seminal biography, you might in fact wonder, why have we never seen these photos? Okay, funny…
By Nightfall, by Michael Cunningham; An Object of Beauty, by Steve Martin