Introducing "Actual" Art, Also Known as Poor Art Arte Povera, also known as "Anti-Form," "Actual Art," or "Raw Materialist Art," was an Italian art movement that generally shunned the use of expensive and proprietary materials and techniques. It began when a group of avant-garde artists based in Italy in the mid-1960s started producing works from [...]
Find out about Paris-based artist Pierre Huyghe’s latest exhibition at the Serpentine Galleries in the United Kingdom. Read about his speculative installations that require interaction with the audience.
Discover the enigmatic work of Jannis Kounellis who developed his work from oil paint occupying flat surfaces to multi-dimensional pieces that inspire great thought.
The first Andy Warhol art exhibition in 30 years held at the Whitney. Find out why this show is different to any other show and why it was so successful.
David Geffen Pledges US$150 Million For New Building Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) started a fundraising initiative with the goal of constructing a new building. The ambitious goal was to raise US$650 million to build one of L.A.’s most anticipated pieces of architecture since the majestic Disney Concert Hall by Frank Gehry was [...]
Read about a recent visit to the Lee Ufan Museum in Japan. Find out how the iconic artist creates works with tremendous emotional impact, despite a philosophy of keeping the ‘making’ of art to a minimum.
Jean-Michel Basquiat was a graffiti artist who dropped out of school and suffered from a challenging childhood and drug addiction. He also attained incredible success and became known for his historic role in Punk Art and Neo-Expressionism.