A roundup of art headlines.
Christian Benefiel brings out an old bent steering wheel and proudly places it on the floor of the classroom studio. He rolls the lopsided wheel around on the concrete, and it does lazy circles, wobbling hard as it makes a…
By Arts Desk
Anne Truitt was many things -- a sculptor, author, professor and mother -- and above all, it seems, she was beloved by her student and friends for her spirit, integrity and seriousness of purpose.
During the last two decades of his life, Marcel Duchamp appeared to have given up art for chess, publically claiming he had gone underground. But hidden in his New York apartment was the final, enigmatic piece he had been working…
According to the proposal for a major upcoming art project in Southern Colorado, the artists (and spouses) known as Christo and Jeanne-Claude will suspend a snaking ribbon of porous polypropylene, totaling nearly six miles, above the Arkansas River.
Artists today have a number of safety nets to help ease the pain brought on by a battered economy, but during the Great Depression it took a federal stimulus program of sorts to protect many of the nation's painters and…
It's one of the great landmarks of history: the Parthenon in Athens, constructed in the 5th century BC. It stands as the symbol of the cultural and political heights reached by the classical world.
This summer, the Guggenheim Museum in New York is going back to its roots. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of its landmark building on Fifth Avenue the museum is displaying a selection of works from its inaugural…
Held every two years, the Venice Biennale is the oldest and one of the largest contemporary art exhibitions in the world. This year's biennial, "Making Worlds," is the 53rd exhibition.
Jeffery Brown's profile of Mya Lin from Tuesday's program will be posted in Art Beat soon. Below are two extended interviews with Lin.
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