Visual Art

Fishko Files

Frank Stella

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Sometimes artists, seeking inspiration, find it in the very thing that challenges and haunts them most. 



The New School Unveils Restored Camilo Egas Mural

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

After six years of planning and restoration, “Ecuadorian Festival” created by the artist and educator Camilo Egas in 1932, has been unveiled at The New School’s Sheila C. Johnson Design Center.



Met Museum Extends Hours for Alexander McQueen Exhibition

Thursday, June 02, 2011

McQueen fans will now have till Aug. 7 to check out the show. Visitors can also buy $50 tickets to see the exhibition on Mondays, when the museum is usually closed.



Tax Returns Show Guggenheim Spends Big on Executive Compensation

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

The foundation recently released its 2009 tax returns, which revealed some surprising figures around executive pay.


The Takeaway

International art biennial revives New Orleans

Monday, December 29, 2008

Ever since Hurricane Katrina pounded the Gulf Coast, the news coming out of New Orleans has been grim. The crumbling infrastructure, rising crime, and a housing crisis exacerbated by contaminated FEMA trailers are among the familiar gloom and doom dispatches. But in the last few weeks the story coming out of the Big Easy has been remarkably sunnier. Thanks to Prospect.1, the largest biennial of international art ever, New Orleans is being seen as a vital city with an unparalleled artists’ community. The biennial lasts through January 18th. For a look at how Prospect.1 has transformed New Orleans we are joined by Lolis Eric Elie, the metro columnist for the Times Picayune.

For more information check out Prospect.1's website.