art history


Monday, May 30th, 2011

On Alexander McQueen’s “Savage Beauty” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

In that rarefied, and manufactured world that surrounded Alexander McQueen during his terribly short life, he was careful to cultivate his intellectual yearnings, as well as his creative ambitions. In “Savage Beauty,” we can see that McQueen had more to work with than the average designer’s pea’s worth of a brain, his brilliant intellect embellishing

Friday, February 12th, 2010

New Book: “Contemporary African Art Since 1980″

Next week–on Thursday, February 18th–art historians and curators Chika Okeke-Agulu and Okwui Enwezor launch their new book, “Contemporary African Art Since 1980,” at the Museum of Contemporary Diaspora Arts on Hanson Place in Fort Greene. (It’s in...