Tag: Barbara

Artist, Writer Barbara Chase-Riboud Uses Abstraction to Confront Racism – ARTnews.com

For decades, the artist and writer Barbara Chase-Riboud has focused on assembling what she calls her “pantheon of invisibles,” people whose values and lives she renders present and permanent. She dedicated a whole series of sculptures to Malcolm X, to whom she paid homage by way of clusters of bronze, along with tassel-like knots of fiber spilling out beneath them. She wrote a novelized ...

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Veteran Australian artist Barbara McKay’s secret to life

Barbara McKay is not afraid of experiencing the full breadth of human emotion.The 82-year-old artist has known the grief of losing her adult son and husband, to the joy of having her work recognised by one of the art world's biggest heavyweights."I have painted through all life's experiences: happiness, joy, discovery, grief, you name it, and I think that has been my absolute saving grace, you know, ...

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Artist Barbara Bloom and Writer Ben Lerner Interview About ‘Gold Custody’ – ARTnews.com

The relationship between writers and artists tends to be a one-way street. Artists make, writers critique. But in Gold Custody, a new book by artist Barbara Bloom and poet/novelist Ben Lerner, response and creation is a simultaneous, collaborative process. Gold Custody is slight; it’s no gargantuan coffee table book, but it’s no slim novel either. It is composed of a series of 13 prose-poems ...

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Barbara Kruger’s Market Is Hot—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines MUSEUMS UP NORTH. Huguette Vachon, the widow of the painter Jean-Paul Riopelle, who died in 2002, has proposed opening a museum devoted to his art on the Isle-aux-Grues in Quebec, the Art Newspaper reports. The 3,000-square-foot Musée-Atelier Riopelle, which would present Vachon’s holdings of his work, is estimated to cost about US$3.3 million to build and could ...

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Barbara Kruger: ‘Anyone who is shocked by what’s happening has not been paying attention’ | Art

Few creators can claim the Museum of Modern Art and Rage Against the Machine as fans and collaborators. Yet, this is the unifying power of 77-year-old conceptual artist Barbara Kruger’s work: it’s immediate, powerful, and, as her legion of imitators has proven, it also looks great on a T-shirt.Known for iconic text works proclaiming “I shop therefore I am” and “Your body is a ...

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Lawsuit Against Barbara Gladstone Alleges Employee Abuse, Discrimination – ARTnews.com

A lawsuit filed in a New York state court in January has brought forth claims against contemporary art dealer Barbara Gladstone and her senior partner, Max Falkenstein, who were accused of retaliating against a former staff member at Gladstone Gallery after she raised concerns about alleged discrimination and violations related to employee compensation at the gallery. In the complaint, Laura Higgins, who served as ...

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A Former Employee Is Suing Art Dealer Barbara Gladstone for Allegedly Forcing Her Out of a Job and Trying to Ruin Her Career

A startling lawsuit filed in a New York court accuses art dealer Barbara Gladstone and her senior partner, Max Falkenstein, of conspiring to ruin a former employee’s career, including a job prospect with painter George Condo, after she raised red flags about unlawful compensation and sexual discrimination at the gallery. Laura Higgins, a gallery manager at Gladstone in New York from 2016 to 2021, says she ...

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New Records Set for Lee Bontecou, Barbara Kruger – ARTnews.com

Auction Records Set for Barbara Kruger, Lee BontecouThis week, Christie’s began the fall marquee auction weeks setting records for several artists. Coming from a trove of Pictures Generation works sold by New Jersey–based neurosurgeon Abe Steinberger, Barbara’s Kruger’sUntitled (Your Manias Become Science), 1981, set a new record for the artist at $1.2 million. Later in the week, an Lee Bontecou‘s untitled abstract work made ...

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