The ecosystem of a rotting log can be just as detailed and alive as that of a volcano, at least according to the delicate hand-drawn illustrations of the natural world by Julia Rothman in her new book “Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of the Natural World.” Continue reading
Premiering nationwide Thursday on PBS is art:21’s latest film, “William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible.” Kentridge, a South African artist, is well known for his wide dynamic range of works: charcoal drawings, animations, video installations, sculptures and performance pieces.
David Levine, a master of the caricature, died yesterday at the age of 83 in New York as a result of prostate cancer and other illness. Levine had the ability to expose and gently exaggerate the distinguishing features of politicians, historical figures and literary giants.
Late last month, a major retrospective of works by filmmaker and artist Tim Burton opened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Art Beat talked to Ron Magliozzi, MoMA’s Assistant Curator of Film, about seeing the world through Burton’s looking glass.