ARTPIL Profiles of the Arts

Art of the Anti-Aesthetic
Can art be ugly?
We live in a world that revolves around beauty. Art…
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A look back on our week
Nearly a million march for their lives. Greece gets 6.7…
Roland Quetsch Paintings
Through Apr 21, 2018 / Ceysson & Benetiere
Over the last few years, Roland Quetsch’s work has evolved…
Whitney McVeigh: Elegy to Nature
Through Apr 20, 2018 / Eykyn Maclean
McVeigh’s intense curiosity has led to a diverse body of…
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Night and Day
Vernal equinox is here. The North and the South, along…
The American Document / Part II
Fractured States / Photos by Peter van Agtmael
After returning from years of war coverage, van Agtmael tries…
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International Women's Day 2018
Today is International Women’s Day. One day out of the…
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The Week in Review
The Le Pen National Front considers makeover; Trump backpedals in…
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The Week in Review
Conflict rises in Israel/Gaza; Ramaphosa made President of South Africa;…
New Strategies in Painting
complete survey of Albert Oehlen / Taschen
The paintings of Oehlen live by audacious strategies, by questioning…
Design Awards 2018 / Wallpaper*
Announcing the 2018 winners
The wait is over. Glittering gongs have been pinned on…
Pure Hearts / Directed by Roberto De Paolis
various release dates
Parallel lives collide in Roberto De Paolis’ film, Pure Hearts,…
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Our look back on 2017
So here we are, the last day of the year,…
Irving Penn / Grand Palais, Paris
Through Jan 29, 2018
This exhibition looks back over his seventy-year career, with over…
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Another week in review
We just hit 100,000 pages viewed as we approach the…
Maurizio Amadei / ACROSS
fragrance launch installation / Cluster Cave
ACROSS is the first fragrance by m.a+ born of a…
Bystander: A History of Street Photography
Joel Meyerowitz and Colin Westerbeck
Hailed as a landmark work when it was first published…
Human Flow
A Documentary Film by Ai Weiwei
Captured over a stretch of 23 countries, the film follows…
On The Periphery by Sinziana Velicescu
Published by Aint–Bad
This is God’s country, south seeking solstice on roads leading…
Stephen Prina / English for Foreigners
Through Oct 16, 2017 / Museo Madre
“English for Foreigners” is the first solo exhibition in an…
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Our take on the past week
Fall is here and there is no shortage of noise…
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another week in review
The past week was suffered under the inferno of the…
Mountain Ranch by Michael Crouser
University of Texas Press, 2017
This powerful photo essay traces the last vestiges of a…
Documenta 14
Through September 17 / Kassel, Germany
Founded in 1955 by artist and curator Arnold Bode and…
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Recent highlights
Wrapping up our second week with 12,000 pages viewed. Thank…
Magnum Manifesto
exhibit celebrating 70 years of Magnum Photos
This landmark exhibition celebrates the 70th anniversary of Magnum Photos,…
Lab174 / Se Rivedemo a Settembre
"We'll meet again in September"
Prior to closing for the summer as often Romans do,…
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Looking back on our first week
In the print world, this might have been called “From…
Fashion Makes Sense
9th edition of FASHIONCLASH Festival
The 9th edition of FASHIONCLASH Festival showcased the works of…
2017 Portrait Awards – LensCulture
ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS & FINALISTS
In this age of selfies and endless streams of instant…