Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, the son of Moammar Gadhafi and would-be heir to Libya, is vowing not to surrender to the Libyan rebels. As recently as 2010, under very different circumstances, the perception of Saif al-Islam Gadhafi was much different as an exhibition of his art traveled around the world. Continue reading
An art exhibit at the Smithsonian in Washington is bringing together art, history and science to solve the mysteries of Chinese temples that date back to the 6th century. Jeffery Brown reports. Continue reading
Photographer Alec Soth is preparing to showcase his work in Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center, including exhibits entitled “33 Movie Theaters and a Funeral Home” and “Broken Manual.” Twin Cities Public Television profiled him, and it’s part of our NewsHour Connect series highlighting public media reporting from around the nation. Continue reading
The first U.S. retrospective of the work of late-twentieth century experimental artist Brion Gysin is currently on view at the New Museum in New York City. The exhibition is comprised of over 300 paintings, drawings, films, photo-collages, slide projections, and audio recordings, as well as the Dreamachine, a device that flickers at a rate of eight to thirteen pulses per second. Continue reading
A partnership between Vice Magazine and Intel, the Creators Project was launched on June 26th in New York, bringing established and emerging artists from around the world together to explore the use of technology in art.
On a personal quest to bring his father’s work to a broader audience, Carl Kohler’s son Henry (together with his sister Frida) he approached galleries in hopes that someone would embrace the work, but didn’t have any luck.