Blog Profile / Hyperallergic

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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

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What Is the Role of an Intellectual During a Revolution?

2 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

ISTANBUL — Last Saturday, Yassin al-Haj Saleh, one of the most vocal thinkers of the Syrian Revolution offers his perspective on the intellectuals role during a time of upheavel.

“Chain Reaction,” the 2015 Brooklyn College MFA Thesis Exhibition, Opens May 8

2 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Very naturally, after spending two academic years working side by side, critiquing and inspiring each other, a subliminal dialogue takes place between artists working in the same program.

Selfie Snappers Smash Baroque Sculpture in Herculean Feat of Stupidity

3 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

On Friday two tourists visiting the northern Italian city of Cremona broke part of an 18th-century sculpture they were climbing to take a selfie.

Missing Jane Farver

5 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

BOSTON — The news of Jane Farver’s death on April 29 came as a complete shock.

Rorschach Inkblots Conjure Up Themes of Violence and Loss in Iran

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

It’s not so easy for Iranian-American artists to portray their hyphenated identities.

Two Killed at Prophet Muhammad Art Contest in Texas

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Last night, two men were killed and one man was injured at the American Freedom Defense Initiative's "Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest" in the Dallas/Forth Worth area.

Required Reading

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

This week, Instagram's impact on art collecting, Chicago's missing Keith Haring, 50 buildings in 50 cities, privilege at art museums, the largest object in the universe, and more.

Weekend Words: Left

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

On Thursday, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced his candidacy for President, and will run against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination.

Beer with a Painter: Jason Karolak

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Jason Karolak and I spoke over beers in his studio one day during the never-ending winter.

Corsino Fortes: The Poetics and Politics of Seduction

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The central objects and images of Cabo Verde poet Corsino Fortes are deceptively simple: sun, moon, sea, stone, bread, drums, guitars, blood, palm, fist, thumb, and mouth, along with the colors red, yellow, and green, appear time and again throughout the book.

A Light Heart Through Heavy Times: Ed Sanders’ Glyphic Works

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

In early 1966, following a New Years’ gig by his folk-rock band, the Fugs, the poet Ed Sanders woke up to find that his Peace Eye Bookstore, then on East 10th Street, had been raided by the NYPD.

The Triumph of Revisionism: The Whitney’s American Century

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

With America Is Hard to See, the exhibition inaugurating its luminous new Renzo Piano building, the Whitney has reclaimed its role among the city’s museums as the engine of the new.

A Card Game to Debate the Absurd Extremes of Cultural Opinions

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

A new card game throws together the highs and lows of culture, from Wagner's Ring Cycle to the video game Doom, asking players to debate essential questions like, "Which is a sign of the Apocalypse?" or "Which expresses the inexpressible?"

Judging Galleries by Their Pens: Chelsea Edition

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Join me as I wander the streets of Chelsea and bring you the first in an as-yet-only-theoretical series of gallery pen reviews.

Art Movements

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week in art news: The new Whitney Museum of American Art officially opened to the public, Art Spiegelman's Maus was withdrawn from Russian bookstores, and the Dulwich Picture Gallery revealed the forgery it had hidden within its collection.

Seeing Fractured Explosions in Fragmented Mirrors

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

SAN FRANCISCO — The past year has seen many powerful, violent images.

How Public Tours Helped Save NYC’s Most Futuristic Air Terminal

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Closed in 2001 with TWA's absorption by American Airlines, the TWA Flight Center designed by Eero Saarinen at JFK has been vacant ever since.

A View from the Easel

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Artist studios in California, Kansas, Ohio, and Italy.

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