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Tails, feathers, claws, paws, and slender toes peak out from blurred scans of natural history specimens included in Ann Hamilton's new exhibition at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle.
The US Army has received a $600,000 budget allocation for the purchase of works by Samuel Johnson Woolf, Defense News reported.
Two art students in their final year at the John Curtin College of the Arts in Perth, Western Australia, got an unexpected lesson in institutional politics after their paintings were censored in a student exhibition.
What, I ask you, should one expect if one asks artist Paul McCarthy to create a Christmas tree for the place of honor at a renowned, must-attend art fair? Well, it’s Paul McCarthy, so there are only two possible outcomes: a turd or a butt plug.
Nine o’clock: the stage lights dim and a spotlight illuminates a stuffed “hero” sandwich the size of a small sofa. The opening melody of Tina Turner’s “We Don’t Need Another Hero” — hit theme song from Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome — fills BAM’s Fishman Space.
PARIS — The essence of branding is the insistent repetition of a recognizable commodity image, so we should not be surprised when Bernard Arnault’s global luxury brand Louis Vuitton applies the same formula to art.
Two words in the English language describe what it means to be alone. "Solitude" results from a willful act of self-reliance, while "loneliness" stems from being involuntarily deprived of company. For most artists, though, the boundaries between these states of being are less sharply defined.
For over five decades Chief Solomon Osagie Alonge photographed the royal court and everyday life of Benin, Nigeria. Drawing on their collection of over 2,000 glass plate and large format film negatives, as well as around 100 prints, the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art is exhibiting some of his rarely-seen photographs.
There is something fascinating about seeing the spaces in which creative people work. Not only for the simple interior-decoration voyeurism it affords, but also for the ways their desks, easels, drawing boards, dark rooms, workshops, and so on reflect the ways their minds function.
SAN FRANCISCO — Follow a major social movement today, and unless you can afford to travel onsite, you’re likely to experience it through photos, hashtags, and video uploads. But a movement's record has always had global resonance, distributed through a mix of broadcast and pre-internet forms of citizen media like pamphlets, posters, and zines.
This week, there's a show from wunderkinds Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin, a terrifyingly terrific Circus of Death, the release party for Night Papers Six, and surreal new drawings from a venerated textile artist.
Jean Seberg wasn't troubled at first, but then the Feds started to harass her for donating money to the Black Panthers.
Bedraggled tutus? Rogue angel wings? Dried tofu twists? Though unidentifiable, the forms in David Fratkin’s five works at the Painting Center glide about with considerable self-possession.
France's chief of state has pledged his support for the American artist Paul McCarthy, after the artist's 80-foot-tall inflatable sculpture "Tree," which bares an uncanny resemblance to a butt plug, proved intolerable to prudish Parisians.
SCI-Arc’s elective vertical studios pair small groups of upper-level, graduate, and undergraduate students with elite faculty and international architects.
How do you capture and preserve the experience of a new media artwork created on Twitter in 2010? How do you re-create the design and feel of Twitter's interface at that time, and populate that interface with users' contemporaneous profile photos?
Franklin Sirmans, curator of contemporary art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), has replaced Cameron as artistic director for Prospect.3: Notes for Now, the biennial's latest installment. So there is a lot riding on Prospect.3,...Show More Summary
Citizenfour, Laura Poitras’s documentary about Edward Snowden, premiered to a sold-out audience at the New York Film Festival on October 10.
This week, a forgotten graffiti documentary, Bushwick bursting with international art, classic zombies, restoring color to ancient sculptures, and more.
Long before television or the internet infused daily life with spectacle, there was the circus.