Andrea Kowch has been described as “a powerful voice emerging, demonstrating a highly sensitive consciousness that informs a culturally-laced symbolism.” Born in Detroit, Michigan in 1986, she attended the College for Creative Studies through a Walter B.
“Breathtaking” is a weighty word to describe a novel, but Benjamin Wood’s The Ecliptic merits such an adjective.
Namibia Despite boasting more Olympic gold titles for boxing than any other country, Cuba falls behind the rest of the world in its attitude to the place of women in the ring: to this day, there exists a nationwide ban on women’s competitive boxing.
Step into the curated paradise of Andaz London.
Conceptual artist Buren will transform the Fondation Louis Vuitton in his latest project. When Frank Gehry designed Paris’ Fondation Louis Vuitton, he envisioned widespread artistic engagement with the building, explaining to The Guardian , “It doesn’t look finished, purposefully, to encourage people to interact with it over time”. It’s an ambition soon to be realised by French conceptual artist Daniel Buren, whose temporary work ‘Observatory of Light’ will be installed across the building’s famed glass ‘sails’
As his epic and extraordinary tale of modern Portugal gets its UK release, we talk to the ever experimental director Miguel Gomes. If you ever despair that modern cinema is unambitiously commercial and prescriptively mundane, then Miguel Gomes’ new Arabian Nights trilogy might prove just the remedy to your woes. With a combined running time of around six hours, to watch all of these, one after the other, is an extreme but
When talking about “Darker Than Dawn,” Cobi Mike says it was inspired by “that feeling of falling to my knees and crying with regret of the mistakes made in the past, and the redemption that comes from grieving all that’s been lost.”
He is the painter of the moment-and that moment has been happening since the 1950s. At age 88, Alex Katz’s portraits and landscapes still seem supernaturally current. He might be the father of today’s painting, but please don’t call him pop.
Right Side Down Shot at the Berkeley Art Museum as part of their experimental exhibition platform The Possible, Sam Fleischner’s Right Side Down captures dancers in a brutalist concrete labyrinth.
DAVE EGGERS: TAG, YOU’RE ITBy Tamsin Smith & Matt Gonzalez There are a few days left to see Dave Egger’s new exhibition IDAHO at the Jules Maeght Gallery.
“Stella is the battleground between Blanche and Stanley,” says British actress Vanessa Kirby of her character in A Streetcar Named Desire . “You’ve got these two cyclones, these forces of nature, and she’s in the middle of them.”
On Louise Fishman’s explosive, vibrating canvases we can almost see the roots of revolution.
Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.
Her trajectory from Kanye backup dancer to Kanye signee was mighty short, but the synth-pop chanteuse with ethereal vocals is no stylist/producer-generated pop confection—she is very much her own creation.
Composed of: Pumeza Matshikiza Following her stratospheric rise to stardom, South African-born soprano Pumeza Matshikiza has returned with her second album, Arias , which showcases a mix of her operatic roles—from Purcell to Puccini—and newly arranged songs. Born in the Eastern Cape town of Lady Frere, Matshikiza’s musical journey began when she stumbled across opera while listening to the radio: found herself awestruck by Swiss soprano Edith Mathis singing in The Marriage of Figaro . “I didn’t even know it was opera,” Matshikiza says of the life-changing discovery
Triumph of the Underdog English-born director Carwyn Jones—one half of director-producer duo Anorak Films, alongside Marisa Candia Cadavid—talks about Estella, their portrait of a man and his sheepherding companion, made in collaboration with director Tarek Serraj: “Estella is a Ca de Bestiar, a sheepdog unique to the island of Mallorca since the thirteenth century. Miquel, a shepherd, offers us an intimate view of what makes this breed of dog so special.
The Steven Kasher Gallery is proud to announce a major exhibition, Gottfried Jäger: Photographer of Photography.
Amber Arcades: Fading Lines Recorded in New York by producer and The Man guitarist Ben Greenberg, Fading Line s is the debut album by Amber Arcades, aka Dutch musician Annelotte de Graaf.
Does absence make the heart grow fonder—or yonder? SFMOMA has been on the road, cohabiting and collaborating with neighboring venues, but it’s coming back home, bigger and better, and in the best ways
The art world too global for you? Each week, Interview highlights in pictures the shows you’d want to see—if you could jetset from one international hub to the next.