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Summer Special: Art Cops Double Feature

3 years agoArts : Artopia

While John Perreault is enjoying the beach on Long Island, the art cops try their hand at art criticism, above...and then, in the second video below, solve an art-world mystery: Why does the art world leave New York City...

The Art Cops: Art School Confidential

4 years agoArts : Artopia

On his Paris Biennial website, Jean-Baptiste Farkas claims over one trillion new artworks have been made since October 2009. And the clock keeps ticking: 1,685,740 new artworks per day. Click here for counter. What are we going to d...

Gustav Metzger: The Remix

4 years agoArts : Artopia

Gustav Metzger: Historic Photograph No.1: Liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto, April 19-28, 1943, 1995/2009/2011 Metzger Rescued from the Footnotes of Art History Gustav Metzger's first U.S. exhibition ever, the thought-provoking "Historic Photographs," is now at...

The Art Cops: Return from L.A. --- The Writing on the Wall

4 years agoArts : Artopia

Related Artopia essays: Who's Afraid of Eli Broad? Banksy Loses Bid for Oscar __________________________________________________________________________ Reminder: Interview with John Perreault, cover story of Art Experience N.Y.C. John Perreault Interviewed: Art, Social Criticism and Mass Media... "Searching...

The Art Cops Return: Fluxus Must Die!

4 years agoArts : Artopia

Links to more thoughts on Fluxus in Artopia: Fluxus Redux Ken Friedman Scroll down for Ben Patterson and even more on Fluxus.......

Ben Patterson Scores: A Modest Proposal

4 years agoArts : Artopia

Ben Patterson, String Music, 1960. Getty Research Institute. Benjamin Patterson's Variations for Double Bass, 1961. The concert was part of the exhibition Benjamin Patterson: Born in the State of FLUX/us November 6, 2010 - January 23, 2011 at...

Rirkrit Tiravanija: Fear Eats the Soul

4 years agoArts : Artopia

Talking About Relational Aesthetics by John Perreault 2011 What Is Relational Aesthetics? Formulated by French curator Nicolas Bourriaud to explain the work of his favored artists, Relational Aesthetics is difficult to pin...

Glenn Ligon: Words Apart PLUS ARTOPIA QUIZ!

4 years agoArts : Artopia

FLASH! SEE BELOW FOR FIRST ARTOPIA CONTEST! Words or Music? If you assume poetry and art are far apart, think again. If you think poetry is made of words and art not, well, as the 19th century joke-phrase...

Banksy Loses Bid for Oscar!

4 years agoArts : Artopia

BANKSY street art KILROY Mr. Brainwash JAMES FRANCO graffiti KEITH HARING There are four basic human needs: food, sleep, sex and revenge. -- Banksy Banksy Pranksy...

Steven Siegel: The Sculptor from Planet X

4 years agoArts : Artopia

SCULPTURE Steven Siegel ART Red Hook H.P. LOVECRAFT Starn Twins ROBERT SMITHSON global warming GARBAGE Matthew Barney Black Mountain College BURGESS SHALE Marlborough Chelsea STEPHEN JAY GOULD Penland School BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE Barbara Gladstone Twin Peaks Landfill PACIFIC GARBAGE VORTEX Unsolicited...

Did Art Museums Have a Future?

4 years agoArts : Artopia

Hyperbolic Internet Map, 2010 Not all museums were alike. But when...

The Decline of Art and Other Visualizations

4 years agoArts : Artopia

Pointillism or pointlessness? Visualizations I Have Known: A Tale of Two Villages I am a fan of visualization....

Oliver Herring: Lights, Camera, Action

4 years agoArts : Artopia

Oliver Herring Is Ready for His Close-up Walking into Oliver Herring's recent exhibition titled "Areas for Actions" (October 7 to November 6 at the Meulensteen Gallery) was like entering a particularly messy photo shoot. People...

Paul Thek Revised: The Missing Years

4 years agoArts : Artopia

Theknologies During this Great Recession, which comes with an art slump as well as an economic one, it is clear that during the last decade, not only did so-called theory not pay off, but that...

Old News at the New Museum

4 years agoArts : Artopia

The Rules of the Game Brought in by my poetry elder John Ashbery in 1961, I was interviewed and then hired by the editor of Art News, Thomas B. Hess, a famous critic of that time. The avuncular Mr....

Brion Gysin: Bigger Than Life

4 years agoArts : Artopia

Brion Gysin: Self-Portrait, 1961.Photo: Courtesy of Musée D'art Moderne De La Ville De Paris...

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