Karen Michel appears in the following:
Saturday, February 27, 2016
An animated film is up for best documentary short at the Oscars this year. It's only the second time an animated film has been in the running since the category was established in the 1940s. Last Day of Freedom is the story of Bill Babbitt, a man who turns his ...
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Frank Stella does huge work — some of it 20 feet tall and twice as long — so he has a suitably supersized studio about an hour's drive north of New York City. With hundreds of artworks and tables strewn with ideas in progress, the studio is a museum in ...
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Sunday, September 06, 2015
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Back in the pre-digital era — when telephones were used for talking, not photographing and filming, and before YouTube came along to broadcast everyone's videos — capturing and disseminating moving images was expensive, time consuming and decidedly non-portable.
But that changed in 1967, when Sony introduced the world's first portable ...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Saturday, November 08, 2014
People often get flummoxed around death. Some get teary, others emotionally distant from the inevitable. An exhibition at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire," embodies that tension with mourning fashion from the mid-1800s to the early 20th century. It has multi-layered ...
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Carl Andre is credited with changing the history of sculpture.
Now nearly 80, Andre once scrounged industrial materials — timber, bricks, squares and ingots of metal — and arranged them on the floor. No pedestals, no joints and no altering of the surfaces.
In 1970, the Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan ...
Friday, March 07, 2014
Sunday, January 05, 2014
In 1968, Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art bought a painting called LOVE — and made artist Robert Indiana famous. It became a sculpture, a stamp, greeting cards.
And it obliterated the rest of Indiana's career. The artist has been pretty much ignored by the art world for the past few ...
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Japanese painter and sculptor Ushio Shinohara was the bad boy of the avant-garde when he came to the U.S. more than 50 years ago. He knew Andy Warhol, hung with Red Grooms and polarized audiences with his vivid work.
And Ushio met his wife, Noriko Shinohara, not long after arriving ...
Sunday, July 21, 2013
The former studio and home of artist Donald Judd is in what used to be called the Cast Iron District of Manhattan. He bought the five-story building in 1968, long before the Gucci store and Ivanka Trump Boutique moved into the neighborhood. When Judd died in 1994, the house stayed ...
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Ursula von Rydingsvard makes huge sculptures out of red cedar. The 70-year-old is one of the few women working in wood on such a scale.
Her pieces are in the permanent collections of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art. And now they're also part of ...
Saturday, May 01, 2004
When the painter Arnold Mesches began making political artwork in the 1950s — including one painting series on the Rosenberg trials — someone else began surveillance of the painter’s life. Produced by Karen Michel.