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Glasses Give the Color-Blind a Fuller View of the Spectrum

1 hour agoArts : Hyperallergic

Originally setting out to design safety glasses for use during laser surgeries, materials scientist Don McPherson instead designed a lens that enables color-blind wearers to see the full light spectrum.

Boston Unveils Finalists in Competition to Retrofit City for Rising Waters

1 hour agoArts : Hyperallergic

Following on the heels of New York, London, and many other urban centers, Boston is the latest city to envision how best to manage the certainty of rising water levels due to global warming.

Landmark 1974 African Art Exhibit Is Reassembled, but the Mystery of Its Origin Remains

3 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

When a dozen weather-worn wood sculptures from southeastern Nigeria debuted in a Paris gallery in 1974, they were radically different from any African art that had been exhibited in the West.

The Seduction of Screens and Neon at Night

3 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

BALTIMORE — Around seven in the evening, dusky pink light and car headlights from North Avenue ricochet off the glass walls of the KAGRO building, adding an extra layer of nuance to Victoria Fu’s Bubble Over Green.

A Meditative Hunting Trip in an Interactive Story

5 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Blood-soaked snow and the waxy green of conifers color the pensive landscape of The Last Hunt, an interactive story produced by the Digital Studio at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB).

A Tale of Two Exhibitions and the Politics of Forgetting

6 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

BARCELONA — The study of the history of exhibitions allows us to “shuffle the deck of art history,” as Robert Rosenblum wrote in his essay for the 2000 exhibition 1900: Art at the Cross-Roads.

What Do You Call a Dinosaur Who Draws? Picassaurus

7 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

I just spent last week doing events for my kids book at schools across the East Coast.

Artists Visit a Spiritual Medium and Make Work About it

16 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Eight artists spent time in psychic sessions with a medium before evoking their experiences in paintings dripping with texture, a video of a morphing eye, and a curious dollhouse.

Alec Soth’s Photographs Mine the Margins of the US

17 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

SAN FRANCISCO — Alec Soth’s latest multi-year investigation of life in the hinterlands of the United States is a refined version of the now venerable notion of the photographic road trip.

30,000 NYPD Crime Photographs Will Go Online

17 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

From contorted corpses splayed on the sidewalk to errant streetcars lodged in storefronts, the New York Police Department has photographed crime scenes almost since the technology was available.

Family Portraits Left Incomplete

19 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

HO CHI MINH CITY — Trong Gia Nguyen was only three years old when he was crammed into a Renault Dauphine with 13 other family members and driven to the Saigon docks on April 30, 1975.

Cuba’s Cinematic Revolution

20 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Critical, frenzied, imaginative, and committed, the works of Communist Cuba’s first generation of filmmakers helped reinvigorate and reinterrogate revolutionary cinema.

Curating for the Cure: Medical Facilities Embrace the Power of Art

22 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

WEST HARRISON, NY — As galleries and museums are for practical reasons limited to exhibitions of modest duration, alternatives are perennially sought by artists, often leading them to less than suitable locations like restaurants, offices, and corporate lobbies. Show More Summary

New York Attorney General Is Investigating Cooper Union’s Finances

23 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

New York State's Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, is investigating the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (CU), the Manhattan university that recently began charging students tuition after more than 150 years of operating as a full-scholarship school.

Who’s Really to Blame for MoMA’s Björkgate?

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

On Tuesday, artnet News posted an article by Christian Viveros-Fauné with the attention-grabbing and self-explanatory title, “MoMA Curator Klaus Biesenbach Should Be Fired Over Björk Show Debacle.”

Thierry de Duve Appointed 2015 Theorist in Residence for CalArts’ MA Aesthetics and Politics Program

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Historian and philosopher Thierry de Duve is the 2015 Theorist in Residence for the MA Aesthetics and Politics Program at CalArts.

Historic Photographs Recreated in Miniature

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Since photography was first invented nearly 200 years ago, humans have gained an unprecedented visual understanding of their past.

From Ancient Coins to Koons, the Arts Expenditures of the World’s 80 Richest People

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

FiveThirtyEight compiled a handy list of the world's 80 richest people, including each person's wealth, the country where they live, whether or not their money is self-made, and the sector in which they deal or work. What if there were another column, one for the arts?

365 Poetic Remembrances of the French Revolutionary Calendar

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

LONDON — The Scottish, London-based artist Ruth Ewan is being perfectly reasonable and polite when she says of the British monarchy: “It's going to have to go at some point. Whether it’s through social struggle, or a natural event, they’re not going to be around forever.”

Photographers Bring Home a Picture of Fukushima

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

One of art’s greatest functions might be the way it helps us share our common experiences, though those experiences are sometimes all too tragic.

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