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Trigger Warning: This Post Contains Several Trigger Warnings

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Culture in the 21st century is a minefield of trigger warnings, a nebulous type of cautionary note that is deployed as a way to warn people about the content they're about to encounter.

47 Painters Exhibit Symptoms of the Philip Guston Effect

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

BOSTON — Before 1968, when Philip Guston more or less began working on a new body of work that would define his late career, it could be said of him, as it was of Lord Dartmouth by the poet William Cowper: this was a man “who wears a coronet and prays.”

Protesters Infiltrate Tony NYC Restaurant to Remind Patrons #BlackLivesMatter

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

On Friday a collective known as Never 21 staged a performance and action at the 21 Club, a high-end eatery in Midtown Manhattan, calling attention to the police killings of black youth.

The Original Rhinestone Cowboy’s Glittery Home Will Be Reconstructed

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

In the late 1970s, Loy Bowlin in McComb, Mississippi, styled himself as the "Original Rhinestone Cowboy."

Separating the Junk from Inspiration

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

My wife recently finished reading Marie Kondo's The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up and the book has been haunting me.

Russian Militants Blow Up Contemporary Art Installation in Ukraine

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The cosmetic symbol of Donetsk's regeneration was blown up this month by Russian separatists who have, since last spring, been waging a war that's once again reduced parts of the city to rubble.

Weekend Words: Blue

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Guardian reported this week that Queen Elizabeth appeared “unimpressed by a painting given to her by the German president, Joachim Gauck.”

The New Digital and Interdisciplinary Art Practice (DIAP) MFA Program at the City College of New York

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

"What is the value of an MFA?" is one of the questions asked by many applicants to the new Digital and Interdisciplinary Art Practice (DIAP) MFA Program at the City College of New York, CUNY

Earned Magic: Alison Hall’s Deceptive Monochromes

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Alison Hall’s small, smart, monochromatic panels are clear, compact and not at all what they seem.

A Photographer Documents the Highs and Lows of LGBTQ Life in South Africa

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

This past Sunday was both an auspicious and sobering time to visit the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence.

The Calm and Controversy of 12 Horses in an Art Gallery

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

For a gallery with 12 horses and a line of visitors stretching out the door, Gavin Brown's enterprise is exceptionally hushed.

Sotheby’s Cleaners and Porters Protest Outside London Contemporary Art Sale

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Last night in London, a group of Sotheby's cleaners and porters protested outside the auction house, demanding that it implement the London Living Wage.

Seeing Mexico Through the Lens of One of Its Great Cinematographers

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

When it comes to the celebrity of film crews, fame is not fickle; it dotes lovingly on the director.

Fact-Checking the Smithsonian’s Koch-Funded Climate Change Exhibition

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

WASHINGTON, DC — Last month’s demonstrations outside the National Museum of Natural History might not have prompted the public outcry activists had hoped for, but the claim that David Koch’s relationship to the museum impacts the content of their Human Origins exhibition deserves consideration.

The Story of a Pope Portrait Made Out of Condoms

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

MILWAUKEE — It’s not unusual for a work of art to cause outrage, especially if it dips into the tender zones of race, gender, or religion.

Snapshots of 20th-Century Artists Living Life

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

There's something delightful about seeing famous artists in settings completely unrelated to their art.

In Mainstream Museums, Confronting Colonialism While Curating Native American Art

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Recent criticism of The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky, which closed recently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sheds light on the many issues that arise when mainstream art museums present Native American art.

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