NYC's Met Breuer Gets Psychedelic With "Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason"

Writer Samuel Beckett examined the bleaker parts of life. His work informed the selection of pieces for “Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980,” at the Upper East Side’s Met Breuer through January 14. Ana Mendieta (1948–1985), Untitled (Glass on Body Imprints—Face), 1972. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy of the Princeton University Art Museum and Art Resource. The exhibition examines what was created in the era’s unstable circumstances: the perceived governmental irrationality around the world coinciding with the rise of psychedelic drug use. Bruce Nauman’s verbal wall sculpture erratically flashes its neon lights, Paul Thek’s tidy yellow acrylic box contains a grotesque ...

Give Me Shelter: Architecture Takes on the Homeless Crisis

Increasingly aware of LA’s dire homeless situation, David and Mary Martin, founders of Madworkshop, opted for action. The foundation endowed ...