The artist/activist has always embraced poetic possibilities. With “Water” he’s pushed abstraction further toward the fore.
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In “Oil” Burtynsky lays bare the connections and the consequences of heedless consumption.
The human face of climate change. David M. Roth reports.
Light’s photos document the impact of human activity on the Earth. Maria Porges reports.
From a tumultuous year…the best exhibitions.
As we approach widespread species extinction, an exhibition asks what role might art play? Lawrence Gipe reports.
Maisel uses beauty as a cudgel — to goad us into confronting our always fraught relationship with industry. Mikko Lautamo reports.
Three days, three art fairs: a preview of the weekend’s events.
Overfelt’s hopped up Trans Am awakens the speed-crazed teenager in all of us, while warning of the consequences of unquenched consumption.
Here are some of Squarecylinder’s favorite shows from the past year, ordered without regard to rank or relative value, just overall goodness worth a backward glance.
His images of toxic mining sites reflect the grimmest aspects of human culture – beautifully and with magisterial pictorial strength.
Mark Van Proyen reports on the year’s (and maybe the decade’s) most closely watched art events.
Shows, a peerless collagist, and Waterston, an established master, explore geologic wonders.
How art can address the environmental crisis? Thirteen shows demonstrate. Maria Porges reports.
The “oldest museum in the West” has tripled in size. Now, for the first time ever, the Crocker can really show its stuff. A list of its holdings reads like a Who’s Who of Northern California art in the post-WWII era.
Are they magnified views of chemical reactions or a visions of the Earth’s crust from outer space? In Nellie King Solomon’s “beautiful pictures of terrible things” both possibilities appear simultaneously and with equal force.