Week in Review: September 22, 2019

Welcome to Week in Review, our Sunday round-up of the last seven days of activity here at Contemporary Art Daily. Please subscribe to our R...

Good colours from Daniel Smith series 2

A few weeks ago, I wrote about series 1 colours from Daniel Smith, today let's look at some options from series 2. Hansa Yellow Medium (PY ...

The Aesthetics of Ugliness

In 1831, Honoré Daumier depicted the French monarch Louis-Philippe in a newspaper as a pear, a fathead in French slang. When the government...

Sol LeWitt’s Conceptual Book Art

Installation view of Book as System: The Artists’ Books of Sol LeWitt at Printed Matter, New York (all images courtesy of Printed Matter) So...

A Memoir of Art, Love, and Jamaica

“Speak, memory,” an incantation-command that became the title of Vladimir Nabokov’s 1951 memoir, might be one of the best names ever assign...