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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Documenting the Disappearance of America’s Most Toxic Ghost Town

6 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Starting in 2008, following a devastating tornado, Todd Stewart has photographed the toxic ruins of Picher, Oklahoma, a mining community turned ghost town. The post Documenting the Disappearance of America’s Most Toxic Ghost Town appeared first on Hyperallergic.

A Crowd-Sourced Sound Map for the Protests of Our Time

6 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Almost 200 recordings of international protests are now archived in an online sound map that spans over two decades. The post A Crowd-Sourced Sound Map for the Protests of Our Time appeared first on Hyperallergic.

A Major Art Symposium Goes Awry in Mexico City

7 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

In late July, a newspaper reported that the 14th edition of Mexico City's revered SITAC contemporary art symposium had been cancelled, but it's more complicated. The post A Major Art Symposium Goes Awry in Mexico City appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Sagrada Familia Among Sites Targeted by Barcelona Terrorists

10 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

According to court testimony given by one of the suspects in last week's attacks, the cell had originally planned to detonate vans filled with explosives at three crowded sites, including Gaudí's spectacular church. The post Sagrada Familia Among Sites Targeted by Barcelona Terrorists appeared first on Hyperallergic.

A Film About Falling in Love and Geeking Out About Modernism

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Set in the eponymous Indiana town, Kogonada's Columbus is a film about architecture with an Asian American aesthetic. The post A Film About Falling in Love and Geeking Out About Modernism appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Two Comics Artists Draw Their Ways Through Depression

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

New books by Keiler Roberts and Sina Grace share accounts of their ongoing battles with depression and their careers as comic artists. The post Two Comics Artists Draw Their Ways Through Depression appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Alexander Girard, the Designer Who Made American Modernism Less Sterile

14 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

In Girard's fantastic retrospective at the Cranbrook Art Museum, we see how he mitigated the starkness of American Modernism with bold color, earthy materials, and folk art aesthetics. The post Alexander Girard, the Designer Who Made American Modernism Less Sterile appeared first on Hyperallergic.

How to Embed a Shout: A New Generation of Black Artists Contends with Abstraction

16 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

A new wave of black abstract artists are exploring ways to push the language of abstraction and still retaining their cultural specificity. And they're not doing it alone. The post How to Embed a Shout: A New Generation of Black Artists Contends with Abstraction appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Six Dancers Make Ephemeral Marks on Rockaway Beach

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

In a work choreographed by Madeline Hollander, six dancers and a truck will chase each other on the beach on August 26. The post Six Dancers Make Ephemeral Marks on Rockaway Beach appeared first on Hyperallergic.

A Mythical Memoir of Pre-1900 LA Turned into Theater

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

The Rogue Artists Ensemble is celebrating the 1942 book Señor Plummer: The Life and Laughter of an Old-Californian with a new performance from August 24 to 26. The post A Mythical Memoir of Pre-1900 LA Turned into Theater appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Philadelphia’s Fight to Remove a Monument to Former Mayor Frank Rizzo

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Like the Confederate monuments around the country, the sculpture of Rizzo is salt in an open wound for many of the city’s residents of color. The post Philadelphia’s Fight to Remove a Monument to Former Mayor Frank Rizzo appeared first on Hyperallergic.

From the Bronx to Brooklyn, Confederate Symbols Come Down Across New York City

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Mayor Bill de Blasio has launched a review of "all symbols of hate on city property," and some have already been removed. The post From the Bronx to Brooklyn, Confederate Symbols Come Down Across New York City appeared first on Hyperallergic.

The Dance Floor as a Site for Queer Memorials

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

This Friday at Recess, Brendan Fernandes will explore the possibilities of the dance floor as a queer space. The post The Dance Floor as a Site for Queer Memorials appeared first on Hyperallergic.

A Dutch Street Photographer Who Pursued Darker Truths

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

A retrospective of Ed van der Elsken at the Jeu de Paume in Paris examines his embrace of youth culture and his travels around the world. The post A Dutch Street Photographer Who Pursued Darker Truths appeared first on Hyperallergic...

Maine College of Art’s American Genre: Contemporary Painting Closes September 15 with Daylong Symposium

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Currently on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, the show will end with a symposium and a panel discussion moderated by Barry Schwabsky. The post Maine College of Art’s American Genre: Contemporary Painting Closes September 15 with Daylong Symposium appeared first on Hyperallergic.

A 1980s-Style Game Takes You Through a Wikipedia Rabbit Hole

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Wikipedia: The Text Adventure by Kevan Davis turns Wikipedia's data into a pixelated game that you navigate through typed directions. The post A 1980s-Style Game Takes You Through a Wikipedia Rabbit Hole appeared first on Hyperaller...

Women of Color Find Their Rightful Place in the History of American Abstraction

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

According to the Kemper Museum, Magnetic Fields is the first museum exhibit in the US to show abstract artwork created exclusively by women of color. The post Women of Color Find Their Rightful Place in the History of American Abstraction appeared first on Hyperallergic.

A Designer’s Game About Arranged Marriages, Inspired by Her Own Journey

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

In Nashra Balagamwala's board game, players are teenage girls pursued by an aunty who wants to marry them to any boy she can locate. The post A Designer’s Game About Arranged Marriages, Inspired by Her Own Journey appeared first on Hyperallergic.

A Nostalgic Trip Through Roadside America’s Weirdest Sites

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Library of Congress has digitized and uploaded some 11,000 slides of images shot by photographer John Margolies as he traveled more than 100,000 miles over a three-decade period. The post A Nostalgic Trip Through Roadside America’s Weirdest Sites appeared first on Hyperallergic.

A Pop-Up Museum Devoted to O.J. Simpson

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Adam Papagan's O.J. Simpson Museum at Coagula Curatorial is baldly commercial, but it also demonstrates how much of a cultural touchstone the famous trial has become. The post A Pop-Up Museum Devoted to O.J. Simpson appeared first on Hyperallergic.

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