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An Intimate Encounter with Paul Strand’s Photographic Journeys

9 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

LONDON — It's always surprising when important artists get overlooked. It's the case of Paul Strand in the UK, whose contribution to the history of photography might still slip away from the British public's view.

The Yes Men Launch Parody NRA Site to Donate Guns to “Less Fortunate” Americans

9 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

A website called Share the Safety has been making rounds on the internet over the past few days, stirring outrage as it purports to be a joint effort between the National Rifle Association and arms manufacturer Smith & Wesson to donate a gun to a "less fortunate" US citizen for every gun bought.

How Sean Scully Bent the Grid

11 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Irish-born, London-educated, abstract painter Sean Scully established a signature style of painting nearly four decades ago.

Light City Baltimore, a Festival of Light, Music, and Innovation, Seeks Visual Artists for 2017

15 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Are you a visual artist working in the medium of light? Light City Baltimore, the first large-scale, international light festival in the US, invites artists to apply to have an illuminated artwork featured in the second year of Baltimore’s landmark festival, taking place Friday, March 31 through Saturday, April 8, 2017.

President Obama Declares Stonewall Inn First National Monument to LGBTQ History

15 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Today the beige Stetson hats of the National Parks Service (NPS) will start appearing at the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village, as the site was declared a national monument on Friday.

The Evolution of Dressmaking, from Hand- to Machine-Made

19 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

A clever way of telling if a piece of clothing is a knock-off is to look at the stitching: if it’s crooked, it’s probably been hastily assembled in some sweatshop; if it’s straight, it’s been meticulously formed with the utmost sensitivity to detail in an atelier.

Tactile Performances that Probe the Body and Its Aging

19 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

PHILADELPHIA — Ally, a new exhibition at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia, is a collaboration between artist Janine Antoni, choreographer Stephen Petronio, and movement artist and activist Anna Halprin.

Small Town ‘Art’ Galleries

19 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

I recently moved from a city to a town …

Required Reading

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

This week, court room comedy, typography in Blade Runner, Trump's architectural legacy, China's deleted buildings, white working class, and more.

Weekend Words: Leave

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

"How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?"

Reader’s Diary: ‘In the Empire of the Air: The Poems of Donald Britton’

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

When I wandered ingenuously onto the scene, Donald Britton was a young star, or so I considered him, just a few years older than me (actually a bit more than a few, it turns out — he always looked so boyish) yet somehow wiser.

The Many Pleasures of Reading Donald Britton’s Poems

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

This slim volume of poetry might stir up the tears you have been keeping inside you, especially if, like me, you are old enough to remember the 1980s and the AIDS epidemic, the seemingly endless roll call of people you knew and didn’t know who died horribly.

Stephen Westfall Unscrews His Grids Even More

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Ten years ago, in an interview that I did with Stephen Westfall, he said that he was interested in a skewed grid because it looked as if “the whole thing could tremble and be knocked over.”

Naked in the Berkshires: ‘Splendor, Myth and Vision’ at the Clark

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Art and power have a strong mutual attraction; in the West, their passionately shared interest is the nude body – particularly the female one.

The Lobster in Brief: Doctor Moreau and B.F. Skinner Captain the Love Boat through Orwell’s Dreams

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Like the diabolical spawn of Franz Kafka and Michael Haneke, the Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos sets unfortunate humans loose in mazes of arbitrary, absurd authority and films them with an indifference that borders on cruelty.

They Might Be Assholes: Jake Bugg, Panic! at the Disco, The 1975, Drake

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The artists featured below have little in common beyond deeply questionable, occasionally revolting public personas and a stubborn willingness to produce compelling art from these personas. Why do some succeed and others fail drastically?

Austria’s Oswald Oberhuber: A Lifetime of Unstoppable Art-Making, Observed

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

VIENNA, AUSTRIA — Achtung, baby! The time has come for a comprehensive examination of the wildly diverse, voluminous oeuvre of the Austrian modern artist Oswald Oberhuber.

“The Views of the Majority Don’t Align with My Own”: Artists React to Brexit Vote

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

LONDON — After two days of torrential rain, I woke up at 6am this morning to bright sunshine, surely a sign that all would be well.

When Art Spills Beyond Its Curatorial Frames

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

There has been a good deal of conversation in the last few years around the subject of Congressional district gerrymandering, a process by which the boundaries of an electoral constituency are manipulated to favor a political party or a class.

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