Turkey’s Renown Conceptual Artist Ayșe Erkmen Reinstalls Gallery Walls – ARTnews.com

A trailblazing sculptor who first gained recognition in the 1970s, Ayșe Erkmen has become Turkey’s premier conceptual artist, exploring the foundations of art spaces via a series of interventions. In The House (1993), she lowered the lighting equipment in a gallery to a height of approximately four feet to create a novel spatial structure while … Read more

Memphis Airport Reinstalls Asian Elvis Artwork After Accusations of Censorship

Yesterday, March 23, Memphis International Airport reinstalled a work by artist Tommy Kha depicting an Asian Elvis after airport officials had removed it earlier this week, prompting accusations of censorship. Titled “Constellations VIII/Golden Fields” (2013), the photograph is a self-portrait of the artist, who is Chinese American, dressed in an Elvis suit. The airport took … Read more