Good essays about art help us learn to see. Wonderful essays about the artists in our lives — which means all the artists through history, because, as Peter Schjeldahl so eloquently puts it, “all art is contemporary” —- help us learn how to live.
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Mario Diacono’s Boston shows were legendary.
Much of what artists and educators who enter prisons typically aim to do is help foster human connections with those on the inside.
Ironically, sheltering at home reminds us that walking through some neighborhoods in Boston is an aesthetically enriching experience.
What gives with the overbearing presence of cuteness throughout the world of contemporary visual art?
By so memorably reestablishing the fundamentals of urban design and planning, The Art of Classic Planning will be a strategic addition to any architecture or urban planning library.
Andrew Child pictures the candidates riding a skateboard, each in a slightly different pose and dressed in slightly different cool gear.
How, as an African-American visual artist, do you represent something that no one wants to think about, much less look at? Kara Walker’s solution is ultimately an aesthetic one.
The Ruskinian mantra of “truth to nature” was eventually upended by the development of digital imagery and the agile manipulations of Photoshop.