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    The best art websites

    These art websites cover current trends in contemporary art for both casual art fans and art-world insiders By Howard Halle|Posted: Tuesday January 30 2018 The art world is a big place, with a lot more going on than just the latest shows at museums like MoMA, or at your favorite Chelsea, Lower East Side and Uptown galleries. Indeed, art is a global business with far-flung goings-on (exhibitions, biennials, art fairs, auctions) in greater numbers than ever. It can seem like a lot to keep track off, but thanks to numerous art websites and blogs, it’s also easier than ever to find the latest news about art from ever angle imaginable. If you’re looking to find which site is most informative,…

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    No, Your Kid Couldn’t Paint That: A 101 Guide To Appreciating Abstract Expressionism

    By Artspace Editors MAY 23, 2019 Jackson Pollock via Artsy, above painting Whether you’ve visited your local museological establishment to escape the mounting heat or to get some much-needed culture, you may find yourself wondering exactly how the paintings on the wall got there, or, more specifically, why they’re good in the first place. What makes work, well, work? And… what’s with all the drippy bits? Here at Artspace, we strive to make you look clever in front of your first date, work acquaintance, or father-in-law, and as such, it’s paramount that we ascertain exactly why it’s acceptable for Cy Twombly to have scribbled his way into the Western canon. Because… you could paint…