Danh Vo Creates a ‘Living’ Show of Other Artists’ Work in Venice – ARTnews.com

In his work, Danh Vo proposes that you don’t necessarily have to have made an object in order to call it your own. The very typewriter that the Unabomber used to pen his manifestos was included in his 2018 Guggenheim Museum retrospective, as was a chair used by a member of the Kennedy administration. Neither … Read more

Reconstructing Colette Lumiere’s “Living Environment” – ARTnews.com

In the 1970s and early 1980s, artist Colette Lumiere (the last of a number of names the French-born artist adopted in the course of her career) created, performed in, and eventually fully inhabited spaces cocooned in ruched, draped, and pleated fabric . Her best-known endeavors, the transformation of her downtown New York loft into an … Read more

“Living Abstraction” Reunites Sophie Taeuber-Arp’s Art and Design Work – ARTnews.com

In 1916, Sophie Taeuber-Arp began living an artistic double life: by day, she taught textile design and embroidery at the Zurich Trade School, and by night, she took part in Dada antics at the Cabaret Voltaire as a member of the city’s radical avant-garde. Yet her resulting oeuvre—comprehensively surveyed in the Museum of Modern Art … Read more

Artists in Denver Invite You to Their Yards, Living Rooms, and Skating Rinks

DENVER — When a tree was removed from Jessica Langley and Ben Kinsley’s apartment courtyard in Ridgewood, Queens, laundry lines were strung up in the space it left behind. “I just wanted to hang laundry,” Kinsley confessed on a call with Hyperallergic, but Langley noticed herself judging a neighbor with four versions of the same … Read more

For Artists Living by the Pacific, Climate Change Is Always on Their Minds

SAN FRANCISCO — On their first date about 30 years ago, Richard Lang and Judith Selby went to Kehoe Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore. Lang bent down to pick up a piece of plastic in the sand. So did Selby. They talked and found out that for several years each had been collecting plastic … Read more