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Art Features Archive

April 2, 2012
Where the Radiant Baby Was Born

In a basement on St. Marks Place, Keith Haring became Keith Haring.

March 26, 2012
Eight Hours at the Comfort Inn

The zingiest art fair of the season was a one-day affair in a Lower East Side motel.

March 5, 2012
Hell on Wheels

Mike Kelley’s copy of his childhood home survives him, at the Biennial.

February 13, 2012
How Happenings Happened

Lucas Samaras revisits the first days of performance art.

January 16, 2012
Spots and Sharks and Maggots and Money

How Damien Hirst took over the world.

December 12, 2011
The Year in Art

The Cold War, fifties brushstrokes, and a pickup artist run amok.

December 12, 2011
The Long Slide

Museums as playgrounds.

December 12, 2011
The Provocateur: Laurel Nakadate

A lot of Laurel Nakadate’s work involves middle-aged men who try to pick her up.

October 3, 2011
White City: Manhattan in a Marble Dress

Yutaka Sone’s Little Manhattan is a three-foot-tall, nine-foot-long, two-and-a-half-ton relief map of the built city

September 26, 2011
The Devil on the Door

Could a painting on a dope dealer’s storefront be the last work of Jean-Michel Basquiat?