Michael Wilson

Art

6 Stories to Prove That Scaling Museums Is Absolutely a Thing

To paraphrase Everest mountaineer George Mallory, these adventurers climbed the museum "because it was there."
Michael Wilson
3.28.18
Art

Banksy's Back...in Midwood

Everyone's favorite street artist has left SoHo behind to place two new murals at a defunct Brooklyn gas station.
Michael Wilson
3.20.18
art world

It's 2018. Why Can't Museums Let Female Curators Do Their Jobs?

The departure of LA MoCA's chief curator Helen Molesworth is the third abrupt exit of a high-profile female museum staffer this year, following those of Laura Raicovich and María Inés Rodriguez.
Michael Wilson
3.15.18
Magazine

Nick Mauss Is an Artist Who Won’t Stand Still

Anticipating his solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum this spring, the New York artist choreographs a dynamic interplay between drawing, painting, and ballet in a set of images selected for GARAGE.
Michael Wilson
3.15.18
Technology

Stop Mark Zuckerberg Getting Any Richer with this Artist-Designed Social Media Platform

Are.na is positioning itself as a distraction-free alternative to Facebook.
Michael Wilson
3.14.18
Art

Why Anish Kapoor Is Going After the NRA

Anish Kapoor has issued an open letter attacking the trigger-happy organization's use of an image of his best-known work in an alarming propaganda video.
Michael Wilson
3.13.18
Art

The Only Thing Revealed by the Nude Sculpture of Angela Merkel Is That the Artist Needs a Better Idea

The marble statue by Adel Abdessemed defrocks the German Chancellor and friends, but lacks a critical edge.
Michael Wilson
3.8.18
Art

9 Exhibitions to See in Paris During Fashion Week (Plus Where to Catch "Black Panther" in English)

From paintings that recreate buildings to sculptures that recreate films, Paris during Fashion Week offers art in all mediums—often several at once.
Michael Wilson
2.27.18
Art

Frieze Heads for Los Angeles

The all-conquering art fair just announced a West Coast edition.
Michael Wilson
2.22.18
Art

5 Exhibitions to See in Milan During Fashion Week

From a melancholic English photographer to a playful Austrian collective, the city is playing host to a truly diverse roster of international artists.
Michael Wilson
2.22.18
Art

Rihanna's Wildest Birthday Gift Is This Nude Sculpture

A life-size figure of the singer by Edgar Askelovic is en route to chez Fenty.
Michael Wilson
2.20.18
Art

5 Exhibitions to See in London During Fashion Week

The city offers plenty of artistic diversions, including major new shows by Mark Dion and Yto Barrada.
Michael Wilson
2.16.18
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