Art

Art — April 18, 2014, 8:00 am

“London” (detail), by Bill Brandt

London (detail)

“London” (detail), by Bill Brandt © Bill Brandt Archive Ltd. This photograph appears on the cover of the May 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — April 14, 2014, 8:00 am

“Afarsek (Peach),” a photograph by Tal Shochat

Afarsek (Peach)

“Afarsek (Peach),” a photograph by Tal Shochat, whose work was on view last March at Shulamit Gallery, in Venice, California. Courtesy the artist and Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York City. This photograph appears in the Readings section of the May 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — April 7, 2014, 8:00 am

Photograph by Zhang Xiao from his monograph Shanxi

From Shanxi

Photograph by Zhang Xiao from his monograph Shanxi, published last December by Little Big ManCourtesy the artist and Little Big Man. This photograph appears in the Readings section of the April 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — March 31, 2014, 8:00 am

“Untitled,” a photograph by Rinko Kawauchi

Untitled

“Untitled,” a photograph by Rinko Kawauchi, whose monograph SHEETS was published in November by Kominek Books. Courtesy the artist and ROSEGALLERY, Santa Monica, California. This photograph appears in the Readings section of the April 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — March 24, 2014, 8:00 am

Call Me Sometime, a painting by Angela Dufresne

Call Me Sometime

Call Me Sometimea painting by Angela Dufresne, whose work will be on view in September at Monya Rowe Gallery, in New York City. Courtesy the artist and Monya Rowe Gallery, New York City. This painting appears in the Readings section of the April 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — March 17, 2014, 8:00 am

Untitled (Southwest), a painting by Cobi Moules

Untitled (Southwest)

Untitled (Southwest), a painting by Cobi Moules, whose work was on view last October at Lyons Wier Gallery, in New York City. Courtesy the artist. This painting appears in the Readings section of the April 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — March 12, 2014, 8:00 am

Pie Fight Interior 2, a painting by Adrian Ghenie

Pie Fight Interior 2

Pie Fight Interior 2, a painting by Adrian Ghenie, whose work was on view last May at Pace Gallery, in New York City. © The artist. Courtesy Pace Gallery, New York City. This painting appears in the Readings section of the March 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — March 7, 2014, 8:00 am

The Black Sea, near Sukhum, and a fishing boat (inset) © mirzOyan

Scenes from Abkhazia

   

Art — March 3, 2014, 1:16 pm

From Dead Traffic, by Kim Thue

[Untitled]

An untitled photograph by Kim Thue from Dead Traffic, a book of his work in Sierra Leone, published in 2012 by dienacht Publishing. Courtesy the artist and dienacht Publishing. This photograph appears in the Readings section of the March 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — February 24, 2014, 8:00 am

Shoreham, a painting by William Mackinnon

Shoreham

Shoreham, a painting by William Mackinnon, whose work was on view last November at Utopian Slumps, in Melbourne. © The artist. Courtesy Morton Fine Art, Washington, D.C. This image appears in the Readings section of the March 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — February 6, 2014, 8:00 am

“Buddhist Retreat near Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu Natal,” by Santu Mofokeng

Buddhist Retreat near Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu Natal

“Buddhist Retreat near Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu Natal,” a photograph by Santu Mofokeng, whose work was on view in November as part of the German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Courtesy the artist and Lunetta, Bartz, Maker, Johannesburg. This image appears in the Readings section of the February 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — February 3, 2014, 8:00 am

“Pacific Ocean,” by Gloria Baker Feinstein

Pacific Ocean

“Pacific Ocean,” a shredded photograph by Gloria Baker Feinstein. This image accompanies “Memory’s Passages,” by Sarah Manguso, in the February 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — January 30, 2014, 8:00 am

Study for Vignette 15, a painting by Kerry James Marshall

Study for Vignette 15

Study for Vignette 15, a painting by Kerry James Marshall, whose work was on view in December at the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, D.C. Courtesy the artist and Koplin del Rio Gallery, Culver City, California. This image appears in the Readings section of the February 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — January 24, 2014, 7:55 am

Canvas, by Jonathan Callan

Canvas

Canvas, an erased book page by Jonathan Callan. Courtesy the artist and Martin Kudlek Galerie, Cologne, Germany. This image accompanies the Findings section in the February 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — January 20, 2014, 8:00 am

“Smokescreen (Entertainment Study 4),” by Melissa Dubbin & Aaron S. Davidson

Smokescreen (Entrainment Study 4)

“Smokescreen (Entertainment Study 4),” a photograph by Melissa Dubbin & Aaron S. Davidson, whose work is on view in January at 601Artspace, in New York City. Courtesy the artists and Audio Visual Arts, New York City. This image appears in the Readings section of the February 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — January 10, 2014, 8:00 am

“Ikerasak,” a photograph by Tiina Itkonen. Courtesy the artist and Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, Zurich

Ikerasak

“Ikerasak,” a photograph by Tiina Itkonen. Courtesy the artist and Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, Zurich. This image accompanies the Findings section in the January 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — January 3, 2014, 8:00 am

The Appearance of Collage #12, a painting by Ilya Kabakov

The Appearance of Collage #12

The Appearance of Collage #12, a painting by Ilya Kabakov, whose work was on view in December at Pace Gallery, in New York City. Courtesy the artist and Pace Gallery, New York City

Art — December 26, 2013, 8:00 am

“Landscape with Mountain,” a hand-embroidered photograph by Julie Cockburn

Landscape with Mountain

“Landscape with Mountain,” a hand-embroidered photograph by Julie Cockburn, whose work is on view this month at Yossi Milo Gallery, in New York City. © The artist. Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York City

Art — December 13, 2013, 8:00 am

“The Pyramids of Gizeh near Cairo from an altitude of approx. 600 m, 21 February 1904,” courtesy Swiss Federal Archives for Historic Monuments, Eduard Spelterini Collection

The Pyramids of Gizeh near Cairo from an altitude of approx. 600 m, 21 February 1904

“The Pyramids of Gizeh near Cairo from an altitude of approx. 600 m, 21 February 1904,” courtesy Swiss Federal Archives for Historic Monuments, Eduard Spelterini Collection. This photograph accompanies “Flights of Fancy: A history of ballooning,” by Steven Shapin, in the January 2014 issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Art — December 3, 2013, 8:00 am

Smoke Painting #36, colored smoke and firework residue on paper, by Rosemarie Fiore, whose work was on view in October at Von Lintel Gallery, in New York City. Courtesy the artist and Von Lintel Gallery, New York City

Smoke Painting #36

Smoke Painting #36, colored smoke and firework residue on paper, by Rosemarie Fiore, whose work was on view in October at Von Lintel Gallery, in New York City. Courtesy the artist and Von Lintel Gallery, New York City Smoke Painting #36, colored smoke and firework residue on paper, by Rosemarie Fiore, whose work was on view in October at Von Lintel Gallery, in New York City. Courtesy the artist and Von Lintel Gallery, New York City

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