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Here are some of the most notable artist's portrayals of food, and famous and provocative works of art with food, meals and feasting.
The 13 Most Provocative and Famous Art Works About Food
With the feasting season upon us, it seemed like the perfect moment to turn our attention to how brilliant artists throughout history have portrayed food, simple meals, and feasting. What role has food and dining played in great art? And how about art that's actually made of food? Hungry for knowledge? Come along, dear reader.…
14 Best Major Art Fairs and Shows in the World in Summer 2022
In our continuing series on culture and big events in performing and visual arts in the summer of 2022 all over the world, we turn our attention to contemporary art. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best major art fairs and shows in the world in summer 2022, including the Whitney Biennial, the Venice Biennale, Art Basel, Documenta 15 and more.
10 Movies, Concerts and Art Events to See and Love in Summer 2021
Summer is not canceled this year! Hurray! If you're mourning about concerts that were cancelled, or movies that went straight to streaming, we feel you. But the good news is that the world of culture is reopening rapidly, just in time for summer 2021. In fact, prepare for sensory overload as you decide which performance or exhibit to take in first. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of 10 movies, concerts, cable TV shows and art events you really need to see that you will love in summer 2021.
8 Outdoor Art Installations Best to See in 2021
If you're lusting after culture as the Great Lockdown(s) ease but you're still a little nervous about being in close quarters with your fellow humans, we've got ideas for you. Outdoor art installations! Your soul is nourished by the the stunning view and your health is protected by the Great Outdoors. If you're in on this, our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of 8 new outdoor art installations to visit in 2021 in New York, London, Miami, Philadelphia, and other locations around the world.
2020 Vision at a Stunning Art Exhibit in Southampton
As we bid the year 2020 goodbye, these visuals and testimonies from the Southampton Arts Center exhibit "2020 Vision" remind us again of how much the world has endured in just 10 short months. We're sharing our photos from the contemporary art group exhibit "2020 Vision," featuring paintings, works on paper, sculpture and photography. It's a display of contemporary art about social justice and BLM, COVID-19, and life in 2020. The show has been extended until January 3, 2021 - so it's not too late to see it for yourself. And it's free!
Who are the Most Influential Black Artists in America?
Who are the best African-American visual artists in today's art world? Who are the names to know, and who are the up-and-coming stars of the future? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has done the research, and now she's sharing a curated list of 20 of the most influential black and African-American visual artists right now, including painters, photographers and sculptors - names we all need to know and celebrate.
The Best Artist-Designed Swimming Pools in the World
Summer is here! Which got us to thinking about swimming pools. Specifically, artist-designed swimming pools. It turns out there are a number of them, each more stunning than the next. Here's our list of 11 of the best most famous artist designed swimming pools in the world. We'd love to take a cooling dip in almost every one of them (we're looking at you, number 11).
The Most Evocative and Beautiful Paintings about Summer
Memorial Day weekend is fast-approaching, and with it the unofficial start to the summer season. So we decided to take a journey through the world of paintings to find the most influential, beautiful, famous and evocative masterpieces - both historical and contemporary - on the season of summer and the joys of summertime. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of some of the most stunning paintings we could find that will help us all get in the mood for the arrival of the summer season.
The Most Beautiful Paintings about Books and Libraries
The Great Lockdown has many of us confined to home right now, with our favorite beloved bookstores and libraries closed. What's a bookworm to do? Well, dear reader, we decided that now is the perfect moment to take a journey through some of the most beautiful and evocative works of art about books, libraries and reading. Our ace correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of some of the most famous, beautiful, and influential paintings about books, libraries, reading, and writers.
The Most Evocative and Beautiful Paintings about Spring
OK, we have to admit it. As much as we love snow, we're kind of itching for the start of the spring season. So we decided to take a journey through the world of paintings to find the most influential, beautiful, famous and evocative masterpieces - both historical and contemporary - on the season of spring and the joys of springtime. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of some of the most stunning paintings we could find that will help you get in the mood for the arrival of the spring.
Feeling The Weight of Richard Serra’s Equal at the MoMA
There's a lot to see at the new Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. We're sharing what we saw on our first visit after the museum reopened in fall 2019 after a major expansion, one exhibit at a time. After seeing Betye Saar: The Legends of Black Girl's Window and David Tudor's Rainforest V (variation 1), we popped in to spend a few minutes with Richard Serra's monumental sculpture Equal (2015) at the new MoMA New York.
The Mystical Magic of Betye Saar at the MoMA
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York has reopened after a 5-month closure to renovate and expand gallery space at the iconic museum. We visited for the MoMA for the first time since it reopened to see Betye Saar: The Legends of Black Girl's Window. Dear reader, it's totally worth the trip. Here's our report on the Betye Saar exhibit in New York.
Majestic Sculptures Grace the Facade of the Met Museum
Four elegant African women currently grace the facade of the Met in New York City; each one is seated on her own elevated pedestal. And each one maintains a regal air.  These majestic bronze sculptures, the first in the new annual Facade Commission at the Metropolitan Museum, are the work of Kenyan-American artist Wangechi MutuYou. Have. To. See. Them. We did, and here's our report.
How to Have Fun with Felt at Lucy’s Delicatessen on 6th
How to describe Lucy Sparrow's Delicatessen on 6th? Art installation? Pop-up store? Fantastic journey? Toy store? The future of retail? A comment on Western society? Dear reader, it may be all of this and more. Felt artist Lucy Sparrow is back in New York. Here's how to have fun with felt food at Lucy Sparrow's Delicatessen on 6th in Midtown Manhattan right now.
The Best Destination Art Museums in the World
Looking to hit the road and make a life-changing journey to the best art island, art park, or open-air museum? A place filled with whimsical and provocative contemporary paintings and sculpture? How about a vacation to a destination art museum? One that provides both a stunning landscape and brilliant artwork. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has a curated list of some of the top places in the world for amazing art pilgrimages. These are the best destination art museums in the world, and they're definitely worth the trip.

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