Members of a visionary art group stayed abreast of the latest developments in postwar Japan.
Author Archives: ROBERTA SMITH
What do a lyrical painter, a sculptor of sly works and an artist devoted to the line have in common?
The visionary Congolese artist speaks of both beauty and the harsh realities of life in his Jetsonian cardboard cityscapes.
With “History Refused to Die: Highlights From the Souls Grown Deep Foundation Gift,” the Metropolitan Museum of Art makes the case for the art of self-taught black Southerners.
Mr. Kirkeby’s paintings could evoke flattened stones, small boulders, skeins of vines and flowing water emerging from darkness.
Arthur Jafa’s triumphal debut consisted of a seven-minute video. Two years later, he’s back with artworks in three media on as many floors.
Frieze New York is skewing younger and a bit squarer. But there are some treasures, including Arthur Jafa’s installation and North Plains Indian ledger drawings.
A neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide to the spring’s best shows.
A sampling of the visual riches available this weekend in Chelsea, the most disdained of New York’s gallery neighborhoods.
What’s in a line? Everything, from Twombly’s love of language to his passion for nature. A survey of his postwar work emphasizes his singularity.