Review: ‘Lineages: Korean Art at The Met’ traces the evolution of Korean Artists

The Korean peninsula has had a dynamic history of violence, turmoil and power division — with a constant influx of foreign influences, the region fueled artistic ingenuity. With works dating from prehistoric to contemporary times, “Lineages: Korean Art at The Met” highlights the efforts of Korean artists to adapt to these changes. The artists draw …

Review: ‘Anselm’ is an artistic exploration in 3D

“Anselm,” a 3D documentary, charts the life and art of Anselm Kiefer — a German maverick whose canvases filled with paint, straw, clay, ash and shellac critique Germany’s past. The film, directed by Wim Wenders, begins with Kiefer’s sentinel watch over a display of hand-tailored wedding dresses, suddenly appearing on ivory, papier-mache statuary. The dresses …

Review: MoMA honors Ed Ruscha’s creative play on words

For Ed Ruscha, words are more than captions or simply stylized prints on canvases — they serve as the art themselves. Ruscha’s creativity spans mediums and decades alike, and visitors to the Museum of Modern Art can now delve into his work through its new exhibit, titled “ED RUSCHA / NOW THEN”.  Many of the …