When Dustin Yellin was eight years old, he buried a dollar bill, a pen and a fork inside a box, with the specific idea that aliens might find it in the future. It’s unclear what would happen then or, indeed, what happened to the box, but it did start Yellin on an artistic journey of discovery, one in which he still merrily makes boxes. Take a spin through the work (and mind) of a singular artist.
The grande dame of performance art explains why being vulnerable isn’t an option, it’s a way of life … and why humor is an important part of her work. Really.
As the Cooper Hewitt opens its doors after a three-year renovation, we take a look at what the curators have put together — including an exhibit put together by Maira Kalman and technology from Local Projects.
On three tiny islands in central Japan, stunning natural beauty lives side by side with some of the world’s best contemporary art and architecture. See 10 photos by Iwan Baan.