‘Magali Lara: Interior Landscapes’ exhibits the work of one of Mexico’s most prolific female artists

In a windowless lecture hall, a solitary canvas painted with shades of yellows, pungent blues and deep reds draws the gaze of visitors. Mexican artist Magali Lara’s 1984 acrylic painting, “Guardé mi infancia (I Stored My Childhood),” brings life to a kitchen scene with a refrigerator, tabletop and a trash can, as well as two …

Review: ‘Copy Machine Manifestos: Artists Who Make Zines’ celebrates the bold and beautiful

Yellow-tinted glass doors welcome visitors to the “Copy Machine Manifestos: Artists Who Make Zines” exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. Inside, glass cases enclose hundreds of vividly colored zines — fan-made magazines — of all shapes and sizes. Throughout the exhibition, visitors can view paintings, photographs, short films, along with several other audiovisual displays, in a …

Review: ‘Harold Cohen: AARON’ proves that art needs a human touch

Before online AI art generators like DALL·E or Midjourney, there was AARON, a software developed by British painter-engineer Harold Cohen. The “Harold Cohen: AARON” art exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art celebrates AARON’s legacy and Cohen’s masterful artistry. Cohen began his career as an abstract painter in London before moving to the University …

Review: ‘Herstory’ is the perfect exhibition to see this Women’s History Month

Throughout history, a woman’s place in society has often been tethered to men. With the prerogative of redirecting this pattern, the “Herstory” exhibition at the Viridian Artists Inc. gallery in Chelsea alters the spelling of history, creating a new feminist narrative.  “Herstory” is an annual exhibition put on by Viridian Artists Inc. to celebrate Women’s …

Review: ‘Marta Minujín: Arte! Arte! Arte!’ explores the meaning of life through mattresses

Behind large glass doors directly opposite to the Jewish Museum’s entrance, Marta Minujín’s gigantic mattress sculpture “Intertwined Concepts” invites viewers into her colorful mind. The sculpture is essentially a huge pile of neon-striped mattresses varying in shapes and sizes, hinting to all the upcoming bright fun. “Marta Minujín: Arte! Arte! Arte!” at the Jewish Museum …