Michael Crichton was known to the world as the visionary behind
megahit science fiction novels and movies. Now his passion and eye for art are coming to light as his prized collection goes on the block.
Bright Promise (for Simon), 1971-75 Oil on canvas, 85 x 108 in. On a recent cold, messy winter day in New York, W's Julie Belcove sat down with artist Mark Greenwold over burgers and fries...
For more than three decades, performance artist Marina Abramović has
been testing the boundaries between performer and audience and the
limits of her own body, occasionally risking her life in the process. On
the eve of a retrospective at MoMA, she readies herself for what may be
her most challenging performance yet.
The 48-year-old Argentine has achieved international art stardom with
his psychologically and politically charged paintings of maps, apartment
blueprints and baggage carousels. On the eve of his midcareer
retrospective, Kuitca proves as hard to unravel as his dark, haunting
Who is Roni Horn? For years, the artist has been asking that very
question herself, exploring notions of perception and identity through
sculptures of pure gold, photographs of taxidermied bird heads and
installations of melted glaciers.
With touchstones like exotic birds and psychotropic drugs, artist Fred
Tomaselli’s intricate collage paintings open the mind to new ways of
Overflowing with contemporary masterpieces, philanthropist and art-world icon Agnes Gund’s newly redesigned Park
Avenue abode gives new meaning to the term “art house.”