- October 12, 2009
- A New Kind of Boom
Despite the dire predictions, galleries and artists are busting out.
- September 14, 2009
- I Am My Own Wife
As a new generation discovers artist Genesis P-Orridge, he fulfills a quixotic long-term project: turning himself into his late spouse.
- August 24, 2009
- Almost Famous
The Delusional Downtown Divas are spoofing art-world status—and gaining it.
- August 10, 2009
- Peel Slowly and See
Four thousand graffiti stickers that you’d pass on the street become a hotel mural that demands lingering.
- June 1, 2009
- The Smell of Music
Green Aria is a new opera in which the nose plays as big a role as the ears.
- May 25, 2009
- Sacred Monster
On the eve of the Met’s giant retrospective, a critic asks: Was Francis Bacon really the greatest painter of the twentieth century, or just a fascinating mess?
- May 11, 2009
- Head-on Collision
Fearless Kate Gilmore turns accidental chaos into seriously fun art.
- May 4, 2009
- The Annotated Artwork: ‘Maelstrom’
How Roxy Paine’s steely foliage sprouted in the Met’s roof garden.
- April 27, 2009
- What Does Goo Mean to You?
We asked passersby for their interpretations of Marilyn Minter's Green Pink Caviar.
- April 6, 2009
- Graphic Violence
Mark Essen’s brutal, lo-fi video games are about to make him an art-world star.