All posts tagged: CONTEMPORARY ART

august sparklers: those who choose to shine

Sparklers is a monthly series that highlights people, groups and institutions who have recently spread light in the world. Everyday, people choose to shine in ways large and small. These moments of grace and generosity don’t always get reported on, and unfortunately they can be quickly forgotten. So we’re sharing some of their stories. Because sometimes good news and kindness are the sweetest luxuries of all.

the best art installations from burning man

It’s that time of year again: Burning Man, the annual music festival-art show-happening in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada starts on August 26, 2018. One of our far-flung correspondents is on his way there even as we write, and he promises to share the highlights upon his return. While we wait for this year’s edition to commence, we thought this was the perfect moment to look at the best art from the past few years of the festival.