W gave three Chinese artists complete freedom to express their views on fashion and beauty. But the resulting works are ultimately about contemporary China.
A 16th-century palace becomes a gallery
A trio of exhibitions opening this month put the spotlight on contemporary women artists who weave folk traditions into global-minded art.
Joan Jonas and Martha Rosler move from the fringes to the fore.
Artist Cao Fei, though only 29, is nothing if not confident in her artistic vision. “A lot of my friends have an idol, and when they start out, their films look a lot like their idols’.…
As contemporary art prices soar, museums struggle to keep up.
For his latest installation, sculptor Paul McCarthy is turning a New York gallery into a bona fide, operational candy plant.