“I’m not interested in strict rules,” says Joel Shapiro with a youthful smirk. “I can’t abide by them.” Yet despite his disdain for overly rigorous ideals, the 74-year-old sculptor and New York native has built one of the consummate public art careers of the 20th century. Since the early ’70s, he’s had more than 40 large-scale public sculptures commissioned for sites across the globe.
Art SprawlUnder the direction of Jennifer Flay, FIAC moves beyond its Grand Palais perch, spilling across the streets of Paris in what may be the fair’s most ambitious edition yet.Read More
With Samara, an innovative new platform from Airbnb, the housing startup seeks to revitalize the dwindling rural communities in Asia.Read More
Curator, educator and author Glenn Adamson on tackling art, design and the rise of the fabricator.Read More
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Collector Chara Schreyer offers a rare peek inside the art-filled homes she’s curated over the last 40 years in a new book from Assouline. Meredith Mendelsohn turns the page to discuss the vast collection and ongoing collaboration with designer Gary Hutton.Read More
Thanks to Lily Kwong, a forest of 12,000 plants is populating a corner of the borough unaccustomed to such flora. Here, she sits down with the project’s architect, Marc Dizon, to talk.Read More
The gallery opens its 7,000-square-foot space in TriBeCa on October 15.Read More
Julie Mehretu and Christine Y. Kim held court at the most recent “Visionary Women Presents: Women in the Arts” salon series in Los Angeles.Read More
Cultured celebrated with Rashid Johnson and RoseLee Goldberg at a kickoff party for Performa's November 1 Gala.Read More
Cultured celebrated the opening of "Human Condition" in LA last weekend with a preview dinner on September 29th.Read More