The personal history of Forrest Bess is intimately tied to an art that is comparably poignant to that of his spiritual mentor, Van Gogh.
The colorful and energetic art of Manuel Mendive has long been an expression of his religious devotion to Santeria.
Her depiction of scantily clad hotties is questionable, but Alison Blickle's paintings are about her attraction to and skepticism of occultist tradition.
Phyllis Bramson’s Imagist paintings are known for strange sex, gaudy ornament, vintage Americana; yet they possess a calm order.
Long associated with images of striking unconventionality, even freakishness, times have caught up with Diane Arbus to replace shock with empathy.
Christopher Badger’s "Lunar Mirrors" translates the mathematics of astronomy diagrammatic paintings and sculpture of the moon.
"The Bodies in Mitchell's Cabin," set the tone of Deb Sokolow's current exhibition. The black cloths each cover what looks to be a small human figure.
In his trademark bright style, Kehinde Wiley presents stunning portraits featuring his preferred subject: young, beautiful black men.
Inner Journeys, Outer Vision
“Inner Journeys, Outer Visions” compellingly explores the current range of both representational and non-objective response to spiritual themes.
''Picasso and Chicago''
"Picasso in Chicago" is only in part about stating Chicago's importance in the shadow of New York's cultural dominance. It takes us beyond the aura of art to some of its science.
How a master of ambivalence can emerge as such a passionate voice explains why the art world long underestimated Llyn Foulkes.
Eric Fischl came to prominence with Neo-Expressionism’s resurgence of figurative art, his loosely rendered sexual psychodramas, provocatively violating cultural taboos.
The Depression-era photographs of John Albok offer a shortcut into details of life on the streets when people had a shortage of hope.
R.H. Quaytman’s project-based research and mining of this non-collecting museum’s archives turns into homage, with an emphasis on portraiture.
A spirit of adventure imbued Miguel Palma's tenure in Arizona, seen in his heat-laden road trip to a remote area of the state.
Alfredo De Stefano
Alfredo de Stefano walks a conceptual path, fabricating and then photographing primitivist tableaux that convey a strong ecological subtext.
"End of the World"
A group of 15 artists stare into the maw of the apocalypse and manage to express both the humor and dangers of our fascination with it.