Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
Devotees of modern and contemporary art will find this an inscrutable yet irresistible 72-page book.
The premise of this intriguing exhibition of African and African American Art is that the revolution will not be televised, nor is it over.
If you think you know a fair bit about David Hockney’s career already, as I did, be prepared, you’ll learn a lot more.
The prolific and much heralded novelist, painter, and playwright has no shortage of opinions, many of which run contrary to the art-historical party line.
The success of Patti Smith’s memoir Just Kids, has meant an uptick in the number of new rock n’ roll books hitting the racks.
A mixed evaluation of the contributions of two New England artists — Joan Jonas and Mark Dion — at this year’s Venice Biennale.
What if Alfred Hitchcock had sat out behind his Holmby Hills bungalow, smoking clove cigarettes and writing chick-lit novels?
Chris Burden’s distinctive contribution to the art of our time was that he brought politically informed performance art and idea-based sculpture into the mainstream.
Waxahatchee exuded poise and presence, while delivering lonesome-cowboy epiphanies that speak to their generation’s collective existential shrug.