From the category archives:

slideshow

Money and Design Impress: The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

by Paddy Johnson on November 7, 2014
Thumbnail image for Money and Design Impress: The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

During my trip to Abu Dhabi Art, I took a bit off the art fair beat to take a look at one of Abu Dhabi’s more well known cultural attractions: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Constructed between 1996 and 2007, the mosque is the largest in United Emirates, and the 8th largest in the world. It can accommodate up to 40,000 worshippers. The place is amazing. Here are some pictures.

Read the full article →

SLIDESHOW: Prospect.3 Highlights So Far

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on October 24, 2014
Thumbnail image for SLIDESHOW: Prospect.3 Highlights So Far

We’ll be offering reflections on the work we’ve seen at the New Orleans Prospect 3 biennial, “Notes for Now,” in the coming days, but to jumpstart the conversation we’re posting a single image from each venue we visited yesterday. Can’t wait to really dig into this.

Read the full article →

VICE’s Photo Issue Is Out and We Have the Pictures

by Henry Kaye on July 11, 2014
Thumbnail image for VICE’s Photo Issue Is Out and We Have the Pictures

According to the masters of ironic hyperbole at VICE, the magazine’s annual photography issue is an event of biblical proportions. More specifically, it’s “a cultural barometer that has been used by historians since the age of Talbot to determine which artists are on the front lines of photography in any given year.”

Read the full article →

Slideshow: The Jeff Koons Retrospective

by Paddy Johnson Henry Kaye on June 25, 2014
Thumbnail image for Slideshow: The Jeff Koons Retrospective

Art is a “platform for the future,” Jeff Koons announced at yesterday’s press conference at the Whitney. What that means is anyone’s guess, but he followed that up by explaining that he’s 59 and hopes to be making art for at least another three decades.

Read the full article →

Skowhegan Awards Dinner: A Fancy Affair

by Paddy Johnson on May 1, 2014
Thumbnail image for Skowhegan Awards Dinner: A Fancy Affair

It is officially benefit season. Over the past two weeks we’ve been to The Brooklyn Artist’s Ball, The ArtTable Luncheon and last Tuesday night, The Skowhegan Awards Dinner. This Saturday, we’ll be at the Smack Mellon’s Derby Day Fundraiser. These are not randomly chosen benefits.

Read the full article →

Highlights From The Brooklyn Artists Ball

by Paddy Johnson on April 21, 2014
Thumbnail image for Highlights From The Brooklyn Artists Ball

The Brooklyn Artist’s Ball in pictures.

Read the full article →