everyday objects

Guggenheim Museum Showcases Gabriel Orozco’s ‘Asterisms’

They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, but artist Gabriel Orozco takes that cliché literally. Orozco’s vast collection of detritus is showcased in a thought-provoking new exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum. “Gabriel Orozco’s Asterisms” is a sculptural and photographic installation comprising thousands of items the artist gathered from an athletic field in New York and a protected coastal biosphere in Mexico. The refuse Orozco foraged include everyday objects most of us don’t give a second thought to when we see them in the trash or on the streets...

Whitney Hosts Richard Artschwager Review (Photos)

Artist Richard Artschwager is the subject of a sweeping career retrospective at the Whitney Museum Of American Art in New York. Artschwager, 88, is associated with the pop-art movement, conceptual art and minimalism. Over the years, his artistic repertoire has expanded to include Formica-covered interpretations of everyday objects such as tables, chairs and mirrors....