Morning Links: Obama Portrait Edition

Two portraits of Barack Obama by Chuck Close. COURTESY SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Dana Schutz The coverage of the protest surrounding Dana Schutz’s painting of the slain Emmett Till continued into the weekend, with news stations investigating the uproar and resulting reaction.... View Article

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

Christina Forrer, Gebunden (detail), 2017. JOSHUA WHITE/COURTESY THE ARTIST TUESDAY, MARCH 28 Opening: Christina Forrer at Swiss Institute Christina Forrer responds to our turbulent political moment with tapestries. That may seem like odd way of going about commenting on political... View Article

Morning Links: Sterling Ruby’s Skivvies Edition

Sterling Ruby, CRUX. YELL., 2016. ©STERLING RUBY STUDIO/COURTESY GAGOSIAN GALLERY/ROBERT WEDEMEYER News in Briefs Sterling Ruby is working in a spectacularly commercial fashion thanks to what gets called “patronage” from Calvin Klein. On top of a big advertising campaign, the... View Article

Consumer Reports: Am Schmidt

Am Schmidt. ARTIST Am Schmidt is an artist living and working in New York. Her solo show “Rachel’s Wardrobes” is up at 321 Gallery in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn through April 15. Recent group shows include “TEN: PopRally” at the Museum... View Article