From left: Pablo Picasso’s “The Jester,” Sanford Biggers’s “The Cantor” and Alberto Giacometti’s “Monumental Head.” (Lee Stalsworth) European and Africa-rooted traditions converse in Sanford Biggers’s “Mosaic,” the 30th installment in the Phillips Collection’s “Intersections” series. But there’s a surprising third participant in the cross-cultural dialogue: Japan. The Los Angeles-raised BiggersContinue Reading

Shannon Taggart’s “Skype Session with Medium Isabelle Duchene in Trance (transfiguration of Franz Liszt)” is part of Rochester Contemporary’s “Messages & Mediums” exhibit. The show is deeply clever in its exploration of perhaps the most profound question of all: “Is there anything after death?” On view through Saturday, Nov. 13,Continue Reading