The Visionary from Antigua

The exhibition By Land, Air, Home, and Sea: The World of Frank Walter at David Zwirner (June 2–July 29, 2022), curated by Hilton Als, is an incomplete introduction to the brilliant biracial Antiguan artist and writer Francis Archibald Wentworth Walter (1926–2009). Beset with visions, Walter chose to spend the last 15 years of his life … Read more

5 Visionary Surrealism Games for Art Students of Any Age

René Magritte, Méret Oppenheim, Salvador Dalí, and Max Ernst. You have probably stumbled across a few of these famous Surrealist names before. These visual artists were part of a cultural movement developed in Europe after the devastation of World War I in 1924. Writers, actors, filmmakers, photographers, collage artists, and painters built upon the preceding … Read more

In Nature, a Poet Finds a Visionary Language

For centuries, poets have sung the praises of the rural. Recent vanguard American poets, however, have had an ambivalent relationship to unspoiled nature. “One need never leave the confines of New York to get all the greenery one wishes,” writes Frank O’Hara in “Meditations in an Emergency.” The poet Cody-Rose Clevidence grew up mostly in … Read more

American Visionary Art Museum Names Director—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 THE CITY OF LIGHT. Just two months after it was announced, Art Basel‘s Paris fair in October is coming into focus. The firm said today that the event will be called Paris+, par Art Basel (Paris+, … Read more