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Feminist Activists Bleed and Shit on Islamic State Flag #NSFW

1 hour agoArts : Hyperallergic

Egyptian feminist activist Aliaa Magda Elmahdy made a statement against the Islamic State (IS) this past weekend with the release of an explicit photograph on her Facebook page.

The Passing of a Chicago Art Legend

5 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

CHICAGO — Two weeks ago, news began to spread of the death of John Kearney, a fixture in the Chicago art world for more than seven decades. He was 89 years old.

The Image Fetishes of a Para-photographer

6 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The first work one encounters in Robert Heinecken: Object Matter, MoMA’s retrospective of the renowned “para-photographer”, is a 1965 piece entitled “Visual Poem/About the Sexual Education of a Young Girl”.

Chinese Authorities Shut Down Beijing Independent Film Festival

7 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The 11th Beijing Independent Film Festival was not held last weekend as planned. The modest but increasingly vital festival, a rare incubator for a burgeoning Chinese independent film scene, was shut down on Saturday, August 23, by government authorities, the Associated Press reported.

1980s Counterculture, and Its Legacy, in Zines

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Self-published, cheaply-made, and disseminated after running through copy machines, zines — short for "fanzine" — have existed as simple and cost-effective creative soapboxes. Zines+ and the World of ABC No Rio, a current exhibitionShow More Summary

How Not to Write About Women Artists

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Gertrude Käsbeir and Rinko Kawauchi have two things in common: they’re women and they’re photographers.

Study Suggests Children’s Drawings Reveal How Smart They Are

14 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Think your four-year-old might be an artistic prodigy? While early drawing ability doesn’t mean your child will be the next Picasso, a new study suggests it may indicate brightness.

Designing Mobile Homes for the New Wanderers

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Homeownership has been on the decline in the United States, drifting down to 64.8% in the first quarter of 2014, per the Census Bureau's report earlier this year.

A Pioneer of Color Photography Gets His Due

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Danish photographer Keld Helmer-Petersen’s underknown, trailblazing series 122 Color Photographs is currently receiving its first solo show in New York, courtesy of Yossi Milo Gallery.

ArtRx LA

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

This week, there's never enough camp in LA, Morton Bartlett's bizarre dolls go on display, and it's your last chance to see shows at the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA) and Jack Rutberg Gallery (plus almost your last chance to see one at Christopher Grimes Gallery).

Seeing Art History with Machine Eyes

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

A paper released earlier this month by a group of Rutgers University researchers applies computer vision and machine learning to the question of artistic influence.

Let Brooklyn Public Librarians Recommend Your Reading List

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

This month, the Brooklyn Public Library launched a free service for personalized recommendations from the people who know their books best — the librarians.

Monoskop Releases Archive of Avant-Garde and Modernist Magazines

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

A collection of Anglo-European avant-garde and modernist magazines dating to the late 19th and early 20th centuries has been compiled by Monoskop.

NASA Explores the Potential of Origami in Space

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

The future of space flight may be founded on the traditions of art.


yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

This week, we wanted to remind you that there are a lot of exhibition you should catch before August comes to a close.

Cultural Destruction by Islamic State Continues with No End in Sight

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Since our last report in early July, the destruction by the Islamic State has not stopped.

Haida Master Carver Charles Edenshaw Finally Gets His Due

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

With incredible precision through a diversity of materials, Charles Edenshaw evoked the beauty of traditional Haida art at a time when this First Nations culture was on the precipice of disappearing.

Waking Up a City with Public Art

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

ATLANTA — This summer marks the fifth anniversary of Living Walls, The City Speaks, conference, an event and organization dedicated to bringing public art and conversation to downtown Atlanta.

Would You Ignore 101 Chalk Outlines of a Black Male Body?

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Whitney V. Hunter staged a performance as protest at Union Square on Saturday, August 24. He laid down on the cobbled square and traced his silhouette 101 times in chalk.

Butterflies Make Art

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Every winter, Monarch butterflies retreat to Central Mexico to spend the chilly months hibernating in the trees. But in the past decade, deforestation, pesticides, and climate change have threatened their journey.

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