As the Museum of Biblical Art hosts this momentous exhibition of renaissance masterpieces, co-curator Daniel Zolli explains why Florence Cathedral’s sculptural embellishments are such masterful and enduring treasures.
Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral,
Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA), New York City, until 14 June 2015.
Paul Chan is a versatile artist and writer, working in video, installation, publishing and the internet, whose work probes our assumptions about the nature of visuality and visual art.
Paul Chan: Nonprojections for New Lovers, The Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York City, until 13 May 2015.
Studio international visited Raven Row in East London to talk to writer and curator Jo Melvin about the exhibition she has curated titled Five Issues of Studio International.
Raven Row, London, until 3 May 2015.
Hadieh Shafie makes transformative objects that hover between painting and sculpture, integrating her roots in Persian culture and her training in the west.
Hadieh Shafie: Surfaced, Leila Heller Gallery, New York City, until 11 April 2015.
From smoke machines to salmon roe, Jason Rhoades’s art of the bizarre and the ‘gleefully vulgar’ at Newcastle’s Baltic Centre will entice and excite. Unless you are under 18 – in which case you won’t be allowed in.
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, until 31 May 2015.
Known for the temples he builds for the Burning Man event in Nevada, David Best has this year brought his idea to Derry~Londonderry. He talks about how his art helps people to deal with grief.
Surround Audience includes some strong works, but the New Museum’s Triennial 2015 bombards you with pieces that compete for attention, so while video- and sound-based works hold their own, quieter, more conceptual pieces are easily overlooked.
New Museum, New York, until 24 May 2015.
The performance artist talks about leaving Los Angeles to start a course at the Whitney Museum in New York, and her latest project, in which she takes on the role of Sally Hemings, slave and mistress to President Thomas Jefferson.
The thousands who braved the snow for this year’s Armory found no big surprises. Rather, there were thoughtful works of painting, sculpture and photography and effortful installations. And the decision to pare down to 199 dealers and sacrifice a few worthy galleries gave the show a welcome fresh look.
In celebration of the year-long exhibition Phoenix: Xu Bing at the Cathedral, a night of poetry by some of today's most renowned poets from the US and China took place on the evening of 25 February 2015 at the Cathedral of St John the Divine.