Tags » Modern Painters

Take Me, I'm Yours, Monnaie de Paris

The Monnaie de Paris, a functioning mint, has hosted contemporary art exhibitions inside the gilded 18th-century palace on the Quai de conti, overlooking the Seine, since 2008. 406 more words

Announcements

NY's Huge Armory Fair Taps Artnet News Head Genocchio as New Director

In a surprise move, the Armory Show, New York City’s biggest Modern and Contemporary art fair, has announced that Artnet News editor-in-chief Benjamin Genocchio has been named its new executive director. 604 more words

Art Basel Miami Beach

Poets and Botanists

In the first of his five volumes of Modern Painters (1843-60), the great Victorian polymath John Ruskin (1819-1900) interestingly distinguishes between two ways of acquiring knowledge – of any kind. 330 more words

Art

Introducing: Ed Fornieles

In chIldhood, there is little more comforting than cartoon friends. They populate imagined primary-colored worlds, filling in the unfamiliar and guiding screwball odysseys. outgrowing these creatures’ charms as we get older, fairylands and half-truths take on different forms: We face each other through our online personas, emphasizing particular details and omitting others to make a careful impression on social media. 1,425 more words

Modern Painters

Ida Ekblad at Karma International, Los Angeles

RICH POOLS OF pure color and California sun–ravaged fragments are the backbone of Ekblad’s latest exhibition. Wooden panels, resembling wall cutouts from a 1970s den, are mounted with a playful array of Plexiglas-protected decorated T-shirts, Puffy-painted fabric, watercolors, and collages. 338 more words

Modern Painters