Near the Arctic Circle, Shuvinai Ashoona, a star of the Venice Biennale, and her community of Inuit artists refuse to let isolation stand in their way.
Eleven auction records for artists — six by women — were smashed on Thursday night in two sales at Sotheby’s.
Sonia Boyce triumphed with a work about the erasure of Black women artists. She greets the trophy with a mix of gratitude and circumspection.
Eyes are the key metaphor in the Venice Biennale’s central show of 213 artists, an unprecedented percentage of whom are women.
This year’s event is a lopsided affair, with a forceful central exhibition but disappointing national pavilions. Stan Douglas (Canada) packs a punch and Simone Leigh (U.S.) stands out for her aspiration.
Russia’s invasion complicated well-laid plans. But, despite the odds, Ukraine will present work at the international art showcase in Venice.
The artist, who probed the depths of psychic trauma, left behind elusive new portraits that will debut at the Venice Biennale.
For the 59th edition of the longest-running survey of contemporary art, Cecilia Alemani selected mostly female artists, many of color, from around the world.
“Sun & Sea,” an operatic installation that won the top prize at the Venice Biennale, is being staged at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
With a survey in Europe and stark new sculptures in New York, he is bringing to the fore darker, more personal themes. “I’m an undertaker,” he said. “I don’t do the uplift thing.”
The Brooklyn-based sculptor, whose large-scale works explore Black women’s stories and histories, will create the American pavilion’s exhibition for 2022.