Visual Arts

In The Studio with José Parlá

NEW YORK — José Parlá's "In Medias Res," which opened September 12, features new paintings, sculpture and another large-scale mural installation. Parlá says the exhibition-its title drawing from a film and writing technique-chronicles his life.

ArtRio 2014 Shines Spotlight on Brazilian Art Market

RIO DE JANEIRO – In its fourth edition ArtRio welcomed thousands of visitors to the city's Pier Maua warehouses, presenting work by more than 2,000 artists from over 100 Brazilian and international galleries.

Hugo McCloud Takes His Place in the Art World 

NEW YORK — Hugo McCloud discusses his large-scale paintings custom made to fit into the Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld gallery's ornate molding, creating a unique classic-contemporary juxtaposition.

Watch the 3D Printing of a Canal House in Amsterdam 

AMSTERDAM NORTH — An ambitious Amsterdam architecture firm has spent the last month constructing the world's first 3D-printed house.

Perez Art Museum Opens in Miami  

MIAMI — Blouin ARTINFO spoke with Thomas Collins, director of the Herzog & de Meuron-designed Perez Art Museum in Miami. 

Judd Tully Sits Down with Collector J. Tomilson Hill

NEW YORK — Art+Auction's Judd Tully sat down with power collectors J. Tomilson and Janine Hill inside their art-and book-filled study study ahead of the exhibition of their bronzes at the Frick Collection.

A Vivid Message of Peace from Yayoi Kusama 

NEW YORK — Blouin ARTINFO spent some time with Yayoi Kusama when she visited New York for the opening, on leave from the Japanese psychiatric hospital where she spends her days.

Museo Jumex Celebrates Grand Opening in Mexico

MEXICO CITY — Ahead of its opening, Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo Director and Curator Patrick Charpenel gave Blouin ARTINFO a tour of the museum's top floor, which will house exhibitions comprised of works from within the Jumex Collection.

Cedar and the Saw with Ursula von Rydingsvard

NEW YORK — Ursula von Rydingsvard openly champions the "soft, sensuous" qualities of cedar wood --a material she uses almost exclusively in her practice -- as well as her team's unique use of the circular saw.

Raqib Shaw Showcases "Paradise Lost" in Chelsea

NEW YORK — Kashmir-born artist Raqib Shaw draws on an eclectic combination of Western and Eastern influences, and on nature, for his colorful and opulent paintings and sculptures. Based in London, Shaw is now showcasing his work in New York in “Paradise Lost,” a three-part show at Pace Gallery in Chelsea.

60 Works in 60 Seconds at TEFAF 2014 

MAASTRICHT, THE NETHERLANDS — The 2014 edition TEFAF, The European Fine Art Fair features works from such varied big names as Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Gustave Doré and Damien Hirst. Here are highlights of 60 Works in 60 Seconds.

Art and Nature Collide at "Pop Up 1: Montauk" 

MONTAUK, NY — In an undeveloped lot off Old Montauk Highway, three New York-based artists have set up shop for the summer. Works by Anya Kielar, Virginia Overton and Olympia Scarry on display at "Pop Up 1: Montauk."

Guest Curators Talk 2014 Whitney Biennial

NEW YORK — Charged with examining the state of contemporary art in the United States, the three guest curators of the 2014 Whitney Biennial employ the work of 103 artists to demonstrate their unique perspectives on individual floors of the museum.

Jonathan Schipper's Dynamic Salt Sculpture 

BROOKLYN, NY — Jonathan Schipper's latest show at Pierogi Gallery's massive satellite space in Williamsburg, the Boiler, features a hand-built sculpture-making machine, a giant room filled with 12 tons of salt, and a hot tub open for visitors.

Carol Bove's "Caterpillar" on the High Line 

NEW YORK — The self-seeded, wild landscape of the last unopened stretch of Manhattan's High Line park is the backdrop for New York-based artist Carol Bove's new playful and unique seven-sculpture commission. Curator Cecilia Alemani took ARTINFO on a tour.

Phil Haas's "Four Seasons" at the New York Botanical Garden 

BRONX, NY — Inspired by Renaissance artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Philip Haas's "Four Seasons" is now on display at the NY Botanical Garden. Four delightfully monstrous fiberglass sculptures of human heads - one for every season of the year - tower over visitors.

Orly Genger: Red, Yellow and Blue in Madison Square Park 

NEW YORK — Bringing a nautical feel to Madison Square Park, New York-based artist Orly Genger's Red, Yellow and Blue is splashing the park with the primary colors throughout the spring and summer. Blouin ARTINFO spoke with the artist about her installation.