The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York is currently holding a major retrospective of the influential American artist Claes Oldenberg, as we’ve reported on this blog in recent months. Oldenberg is one of the giants of 20th-century and modern art, and this exhibition is definitely worth seeing. ButContinue Reading

These fur-covered hand grenades by Hungarian artist Kata Legrady are part of a series of works where ordnance and weapons are covered with the materials of luxury. The grenades were recently on show in New York by the Pekin Fine Arts gallery at the Armory Show. The artist is basedContinue Reading

Photo of the amusing giant rat sculpture at the famous Lever House building on Park Avenue in New York City. The cast-bronze artwork is titled “The New Colossus” and is the work of a band of artists called the Bruce High Quality Foundation, whose show “Art History With Labor: 95Continue Reading