Paris Photo Fair 2018: Highlights

The focus of this year's event was firmly on talented women photographers

Now in its 22nd edition, Paris Photo remains the premier fair for photo-based art, where rare masterpieces are presented alongside the under-appreciated or the over-looked—and all under the majestic green iron curves of the Grand Palais. This year, fair organizers and exhibitors were noticeably influenced by the growing global request to do more to improve the recognition of women. At the invitation of the fair, …

Ancient Bathroom Humor Discovered

Uncovered this week in Turkey, inside what was once a Roman latrine, are a bunch of dirty jokes that date back to the second century. Two mosaics depict well-known Greek and Roman characters, Narcissus and Ganymede—only the scenes are a little different than the myths we know. In one, Narcissus is staring at his penis, obsessed; in the other, Ganymede (who was kidnapped by the eagle of Zeus) …

Large-Scale Highlights at The International Art Fair of Bogotá

A handful of masterful works at this year's ArtBo ask for participation, be it physical or emotional

One can find the fingerprint of Bogotá in ArtBo, the premier art fair running through the Colombian city during a week of simultaneous festivals and events. In its 14th year, ArtBo (otherwise known as the International Art Fair of Bogotá) has brought together 70 galleries from 20 countries—with more than a dozen art institutions from the host nation itself. ArtBo has become one of the most important fairs in …