Tomorrow brings the opening of the Whitney Museum of American Art's exhibit "Edward Steichen in the 1920s and 1930s: A Recent Acquisition," which hosts a variety of 42 gelatin silver prints from the two decades that Steichen worked as Conde Nast's chief photographer.Read more »
With her messy, idiosyncratic sculptures and paintings, which mixed toughness with vulnerability, and dark honesty with hilarious cynicism, Tracy Emin emerged in the '90s as a lightning-rod superstar of the British art world. But while a lot of things have changed for Emin since those heady days of public emotional nakedness and tabloid fixturehood, her ability to command attention isn't one of them.Read more »
Xaviera Simmons trained in photography and acting, although now incorporates performance, sound, and sculpture into her practice. But in thinking cyclically rather than linearly, Simmons' photography did not evolve into sculpture and sculpture did not evolve into performances.