The UnknowingSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: The visual artist on the landscape of her native Canada, exhibiting at a nuclear power plant, and seeking to destabilize the familiar.
The Darling DuckNovember 2014
One of many recipes inspired by centuries of yearning for the eternal duck.
Matt Lombardi: George W. Bush, Sated ArtistApril 2014
What does it mean when a president, a professional athlete, or a movie star needs to paint?
Radka Franczak: Painting the Past in a New RussiaNovember 2013
Ela Bittencourt talks to the director of Losing Sonia, a profile of an Orthodox nun and icon painter who reflects the changes in modern Russia.
Heavyweight PaintJune 2013
Four painters on the complexities of categorization via nationality, race, and subject.
Studio Visit: Adrián SonniApril 2013
The Argentine muralist on using the city as a canvas.
Justin Mortimer: Contorted ViewJanuary 2013
Reed Cooley speaks with the artist on his recent exhibition at Haunch of Venison’s Chelsea gallery.
Roslyn Bernstein: Frank Moore’s Dark ThoughtsNovember 2012
"Toxic Beauty," a retrospective at NYU’s Grey Gallery, brings together the writing and visual work of an extraordinarily socially engaged artist.
Wet StrokesJune 2012
Art and programming converge in Kynd's digital brushstrokes
Surface ConcentrateMay 2012
Sebastian Black and Cole Sayer discuss CGI, the NFL, and the mythology surrounding being a painter.
Studio Visit: Sangram MajumdarMay 2012
Painter Sangram Majumdar invites Guernica to his studio to view a few in-progress paintings and learn about his process.
Genevieve Walker: “Keith Haring: 1978-1982”March 2012
Keith Haring—rockstar of the art world, New York City street artist, activist—is no longer a household name. Genevieve Walker reviews the exhibit designed to commemorate his legacy.
AbominationsDecember 2011 Against all rules, competitive species engage in quasi-natural acts that involve complex relays of communication.
NocturneSeptember 2011 Reframing Victorian aesthetics.
PacificJuly 2011 A meditation on an artist coming into her own and out into the open.
The Strong, Star-Bright CompanionsApril 2011 My project? I seek out women involved in direct-action campaigns who are wearing sweaters that, in some way, reflect their ideological intentions.
Video: An Interview with Xiaoda XiaoSeptember 2010 When artist Xiaoda Xiao was twenty years old, he was sent to a forced labor prison in his native China for defacing a portrait of Chairman Mao. This post features a documentary short of Xiao’s reflections on his experiences in labor prison.
Close-UpJuly 2010 The photorealist painter on how art collided with his learning disability, his first paintings after paralysis, and why you shouldn’t think he’s an asshole.
Lost EdgeMay 2010 The Mannerheim Line, built to protect Finland from the advances of the Soviet military avant-garde, now lies in ruins.
These paintings focus on the American myth of the seeker, traveling alone through untouched landscapes in search of a revelatory experience of the divine.