“Art is supposed to slow you down. It sticks in your memory and triggers a second, third and fourth look.” We reviews 3 recent “art attractions” and wonder how to process them visually and culturally.
Above the Fold: MaxMara announced both the winner of the Art Prize for Women and a Salon de Mobile commission last month.
Collectively, that's a lot of corporate energy and trust being funnelled into art. The MaxMara Art Prize for Women went to Helen Cammock, whose multimedia work composes narratives of marginalized voices and the black experience.
Above the Fold: From Department Store to Art Production House
The New York Times spent some time in Paris this week (downtime from the runway shows, no doubt) visiting the construction site that will soon become Lafayette Anticipations, a new space for the Fondation Galeries Lafayette.