Critic Douglas Crimp’s autobiography provides an absorbing, microcosmic look into the early days of the 1970s New York art scene.
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Simon Fujiwara epitomizes the new model of a successful avant-garde artist in the world today.
Sound artist Tutschku employs audio selections that are briefly broadcast periodically throughout the course of the day to startle and surprise listeners, to crack the shell of our typically prosaic and hectic modern lives.
By Peter Walsh Luis Meléndez: Master of the Spanish Still Life, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA through May 9. Locked into a low-status, unprofitable niche, talented Spanish still-life painter Luis Meléndez (1716–1780) made little money and achieved even less fame during his lifetime. He is said to have complained to the king, who never […]