Contemporary Art Hates John Waters
October 4, 2018
You know John Waters, the raunchy, riotous film director. But do you know the hilarious, icon-bashing visual artist who’s been setting ablaze art galleries for the past three decades? This fall, Baltimore’s most famous (and twisted) native son hosts his first art retrospective.
May 3, 2016
He is the painter of the moment-and that moment has been happening since the 1950s. At age 88, Alex Katz’s portraits and landscapes still seem supernaturally current. He might be the father of today’s painting, but please don’t call him pop.
Ode to Andy
October 13, 2014
Before he became the King of Pop Art, our founder, Andy Warhol, was a master of the fashion illustration.
April 2, 2013
Every generation has its voices, every era its scenes, for more than 50 years, poet, performer, and painter John Giorno has occupied a special place in the New York avant-garde art and literary worlds—and the American counterculture. And, unlike many of his famous friends and collaborators, he’s managed to survive.