An Indonesian group is the first Asian artists to lead the list of powers after the “antisemitic” mural | art

An Indonesian group, which became embroiled in an anti-Semitic conflict earlier this year, has taken first place in an annual ranking of the world’s most influential people and organizations in contemporary art. Ruangrupa Group, founded in Jakarta in 2000, are the first artists from Asia to top the ArtReview Power 100 list. “Their location reflects … Read more

How Balenciaga’s designs are similar to the work of Belgian artist Michael Borremans

After apologizing for its teddy bear bondage campaign and blaming a second child porn scandal on a set designer, an embattled Balenciaga has yet to respond to the third concern of its recently canceled ad campaigns — a prominently placed book celebrating artist Michael Borremans. Borremans work is consistently dark and borders on magic; Castrated … Read more

The QAGOMA Air Show in Brisbane reflects real world issues, including climate change, colonialism and pandemic

A large, pensive-looking woman lies on the floor of the Gallery of Modern Art in Queensland. She’s in bed (under Donna) and it doesn’t look like she’s going anywhere anytime soon. Can anyone blame her? She is surrounded by anxiety and disasters. This is a highly realistic sculpture by artist Ron Muek, In Bed (2005). … Read more

Weird and wonderful art created when artificial intelligence and humans unite

After two weeks of experimentation, I realized that AI has the ability to describe fictional artworks. To my delight, I discovered that I could get him to write the kind of text you see on a wall poster next to a painting in an art gallery. This would prove to be the beginning of a … Read more

Criticism mounts of Berlin’s ‘climate-killing’ Museum of Modern Art | Germany

A massive modern art museum under construction in Berlin has been criticized by conservationists and architecture critics for its poor environmental credentials, as the energy crisis intensifies scrutiny of the efficiency of new buildings. Designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron, the Museum of the Twentieth Century aims to propel the German capital into … Read more

‘Like a clown wearing a tutu’: Architect of London’s National Gallery runs afoul of regeneration plan | National gallery

tHe is the architect of the controversial Sainsbury’s Pavilion National gallery In London, he responded publicly to plans to completely rebuild it, accusing the new designer of “making our building look like a circus clown”. When the Sainsbury Wing, designed by Denise Scott Brown and her husband Robert Venturi, was completed upon its completion in … Read more