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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 ...
 


Trisha Baga, Plymouth Rock, 2012. 2 channel video, projected from memory cards, mixed media: acrylic on canvas (3), spray paint on CD player, foil, bubbled-wrapped plinth, box of electrical wires, spray paint and acrylic on phone, water bottle, 27:12 mins. Courtesy of Vilma Gold, London

Over Here: Three Americans in London, Testing the Boundaries between Object and Subject


William Corwin at George and Jørgen, Pascual Sisto at Seventeen, Trisha Baga at Vilma Gold


Jeremy Deller, Sacrilege, 2012. Site specific sculpture, Glasgow. Photo: Courtesy of Sherman Sam

Still a Festival, Not an Art Fair: The Glasgow International


Scotland’s two-week city-wide visual arts festival runs through May 7


Thornton Dial, Untitled, c. 2003. Mixed Media, 48 x 34 inches. Courtesy of Allegra Laviola Gallery

From Rags to… Found Boots, Gloves and Soda Cans: The Richness of Thornton Dial


Dispatch from New Orleans while work also on view at Andrew Edlin Gallery in Chelsea


Shephard Fairey, Obey, 2012. Mural, Dallas Contemporary building, Glass Street, Dallas, Tx. Photo: Colleen McInerney0

Paint the Town Red: Shephard Fairey takes Dallas


Street artist’s murals are bringing new audience to the Dallas Contemporary


Installation view showing early paintings by Carolee Schneemann at Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012 Photo: Chris Brown

Dreams and Desires from the Middle of Nowhere: Carolee Schneemann in Illinois


Legendary film and performance artist on view at the Krannert Art Museum


Guercino (Francesco Barbieri), Et in Arcadia Ego, 1618-22. Oil on canvas, 82 x 91 cm. Galleria Borghese, Rome

Working Space 1600: Shows in Rome of Guercino, Caravaggio and their Contemporaries


Reflections on Baroque painting and modernism.


The Merger, Cuban Pocket Knife. Photo: Roslyn Bernstein for artcritical

Where Artists Are Richer Than Doctors: Report from Havana


The starving artist stereotype is, surprisingly, not the Cuban model


Helen Pashgian, Untitled, 1968-69, cast polyester resin. 8 inches diameter. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Photo by Philipp Scholz Rittermann.

No Choice But To Trust The Senses: California Light and Space Revisited


“Phenomenal” at  San Diego MoCA prompts rethink of West Coast minimalism


Yang Yong's installation, Lightscape, on view at the 2011 Guangzhou Triennial

Forums in Motion: The Guangzhou Triennial


Conference helps put prosperous city on par with more sophisticated Chinese centers


Ellen Lanyon, Majolica Tea, 2010. Acrylic on canvas, 36 x 36 inches. Courtesy of Valerie Carberry Gallery

Keeping Your Balance in the Windy City: Report from Chicago


Philip Pearlstein and Ellen Lanyon at Carberry, Ed Valentine at Warren, Matthew Woodward, Amy Casey