July 2015

"The Best Art In The World"

Jazz Pioneer Ornette Coleman Dies at 85 - New York

It is with great sadness that we share the news of our friend Ornette Coleman and his passing at the age of 85.   read more...

Jenny Morgan: Catch Me If You Can by Kurt McVey - New York

Portraiture has fallen away from the contemporary dialogue, especially considering photography has, like painterly portraits, had its day. Could we be truly afraid of looking at ourselves and exploring our humanity, our faults and failures as opposed to our strengths and successes?   read more...

Photos: A Look Back at Art Miami New York by Michael Anderson - New York

First Light and Still Light: James Turrell - Sydney

A lucent procession, the fifteen aquatint etchings by James Turrell engage the sight with their articulate volumes of whiteness emanating through veils of demarcated shadows that, ever so persuasively, entrance more than our gaze.   read more...

May 2015: March/ April Art Market Report by Shireen Lohrasbe - New York

Merion Estes: Dystopia - Los Angeles

If her alluring view of a pending dystopian future is prophetic, at least there is solace in the visions of beauty Merion Estes portrays, despite their accompanying portent of darkness and doom.   read more...

Chris Burden: Ode to Santos Dumont is at LACMA - Los Angeles

The late Chris Burden was an icon of conceptual art, known across generations for pioneering provocations involving small calibre guns and the hoodwinking of local news media in which he personally enacted fleeting experiences that were more about the exploration of ideas than the formal attributes of any singular object.   read more...

An Exclusive Peek Inside the Mysterious 190 Bowery Building by Noah Becker - New York

Vito Schnabel has curated an exhibition entitled First Show/Last Show in the mysterious 190 Bowery building. Whitehot Magazine takes you inside for a look.   read more...

Photos: Frieze New York 2015 by Michael Anderson - New York

Whitehot Magazine photographed some of the interesting personalities at Frieze New York Art Fair, 2015.   read more...

Time/Travelling: Spectrum Studies and Jüdisches Krankenhaus Berlin at Wil Aballe Art Projects - Vancouver

Perhaps the most basic distinction people might make between photography and other visual art media is that photographs are a snapshot of reality.   read more...