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Emmanuel Cooper, Stoneware with volcanic glaze (detail), ca. 1990s. Courtesy of the artist and Ruthin Craft Centre. Photograph by Dewi Tannatt Lloyd.
Darren Jones remembers the elemental work and personality of the English ceramicist. ...
 
Jawad al Malhi, Measures of Uncertainty XIV, 2014. Oil on canvas, 206 x 161 centimeters. Courtesy of the artist and Al-Ma'mal Foundation for Contemporary Arts.
Jawad al Malhi’s work documents the lives, struggles and culture of young men in the Middle East. ...
 
Andy Wicks. Courtesy &Model Gallery.
Yorkshire is a surprising hub for contemporary art in the UK ...
 


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A Dispatch from “Manifesta 10″


David Carrier reports on the politics and curatorial gambits of “Manifesta 10,” now on view in St. Petersburg.


The Brisbane Powerhouse. Photograph by Jon Linkins.

Scene Down Under


Juliet Helmke reports on the Australian arts community.


A viewer studies Alain Jacquet’s Déjeuner sur l’herbe, 1964, while seeming to avoid Allen Jone’s Chair, 1969 © Gar Powell-Evans 2013 Courtesy Barbican Art Gallery

A Dizzying Kaleidoscope: Artistic Experiment meets Product Design at London’s Barbican


Pop Art Design wrapped up a European tour in London this winter


Ragnar Kjartansson, Guilt Trip, 2007. Video, 10 min, 24 sec.

Warmer Than You Think: Due North at Icebox Project Space


Exhibition paired artists from Iceland and Philadelphia


Alan Shields, Finger Lickin’, 1974-76, acrylic, thread, rope, string and beads on canvas, 118 x 113 inches, 299.72 x 287.02 centimeters. Courtesy of Cherry and Martin.

Hippies Use Side Door: Alan Shields at Cherry and Martin


A mini-survey of work from the 1960s to the 1980s


Marik Lechner, Untitled, 2013. Oil on canvas, 180 x 240 cm. Courtesy of Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv

Urban Jungle: Marik Lechner in South Tel Aviv


Some of the paintings look as if they are still growing.


Merlin James?, Signal Box, 2009. ?Acrylic and mixed media, ?53 x 57 cm. ?Courtesy the artist

Painting as Signal Box: Merlin James in Berlin


His show was at Kunste-Werke Berlin


Antonio Lopez, Gianni Versace Campaign, 1984. Copyright the Estate of Antonio Lopez, courtesy The Suzanne Geiss Company

Hard But Used: Gender, Sexuality and Drawing


Keep Your Timber Limber was at London’s ICA this summer


Mengyun Han, Wandering Mind, 2012. Oil on canvas, 72 x 72 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Beijing: Mengyun Han at the Today Art Museum


despite the muddy waters of the Chinese art market, a young painter achieves transcendence


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Et in Pittsburgh Ego: Figment


Live from Andy Warhol’s grave. A collaboration of The Andy Warhol Museum and EarthCam