"Day's End" as a New Beginning: How Artists Found Inspiration in the Grit of 1970s New York

October 20th, 2020, 1:00 PM
A show at the Whitney Museum revisits the daring and resourceful responses of Gordon Matta-Clark, David Hammons, and others to a difficult period in New York City history.
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Artful Recommends: Joan Snyder at Canada

October 15th, 2020, 2:00 PM
A searching show of abstract painting reminds us of art's essential functions at a time of trauma.
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Artful Recommends: "Possessions" in Frieze Viewing Room

October 9th, 2020, 8:00 AM
Frieze London, which has moved online like most fairs this season, encourages collectors to get in touch with their spiritual side in a special section curated by the Chisenhale Gallery's Zoé Whitley.
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How Betye Saar's Travel Sketchbooks Guide Her Powerful Sculptures about Race in America

October 6th, 2020, 1:03 PM
In a new show at the Morgan Library and Museum, the 94 year-old artist reveals the intensely personal books of watercolors and collages she has made over the years on trips to Mexico, Haiti, Brazil, and elsewhere.
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Artful Recommends: Ragnar Kjartansson, "The Visitors" at ICA Boston

October 1st, 2020, 5:00 PM
The Icelandic performance artist's surprise hit from 2012, a video installation featuring a scattered band of bohemians making music in separate rooms of a mansion, strikes a new chord in the age of social distancing.
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From Subway Murals to Living Room Walls: Keith Haring's Personal Collection

September 23rd, 2020, 9:00 AM
"Dear Keith," an auction at Sotheby's that benefits the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Community Center of New York, reveals Haring's habit of trading works with fellow artists such as Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
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Artful Recommends: Aliza Nisenbaum at Anton Kern

September 17th, 2020, 5:00 PM
A socially engaged artist who is unable to meet with her subjects during the pandemic channels the intimacy of a portrait session in her new works on paper featuring bouquets of flowers.
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A Mid-century Modern Home in Connecticut Houses the Art Fair of the Future

September 15th, 2020, 11:15 AM
"At the Noyes House," a collaboration of the boutique art fair Object & Thing with the galleries Blum & Poe and Mendes Wood DM, brings contemporary art and design to a 1954 New Canaan home designed by the legendary architect and industrial designer Eliot Noyes.
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Artful Recommends: Mark Bradford "Quarantine Paintings" at Hauser & Wirth

September 10th, 2020, 1:38 PM
The Los Angeles artist known for his tactile collage-paintings tantalizes us with a digital-only exhibition of three new canvases made entirely during lockdown.
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Artful Exclusive: An Excerpt from "A Year in the Art World" by Matthew Israel

September 8th, 2020, 5:30 PM
In this chapter from his soon-to-be-published book, Artful's Chief Curator explores a new company creating art experiences in Virtual Reality.
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