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Psychedelic Micrographs Illuminate the Structures of Cells

4 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Today’s micrographs depict the minute cellular structures that comprise living things, from cotton plants to algae blooms, in dazzling detail and vibrant color.

Injecting Conversations on Gender, Race, and Gay Rights into Thornton Wilder’s ‘Our Town’

5 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

If the function of architecture is to create contemplative spaces, then the theater has become a place for ghosts.

Crimes of the Art

6 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

On this week’s art crime blotter: an art dealer was accused of flogging forgeries, Airbnb renters stole their hosts' Banksy print, and Egyptian authorities arrested three men for selling chunks of the Giza pyramids to tourists.

In New York City, Punk Is in the Air

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

There was a week in high school when my mom begrudgingly let me stay out in New York City for almost three nights in a row.

Dhaka Art Summit Censors Pro-Tibet Artwork at Chinese Ambassador’s Request

11 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Nangdrol, an 18-year-old Tibetan living in Sichuan Province, China, penned a farewell letter on February 19, 2012.

Quiet Drawings from a Life Lost in Mental Institutions

14 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

In one of the drawings discovered in a well-worn album, fished out of the trash in 1970 by a teenager in Springfield, Missouri, portrays a wide-eyed woman points to a bouquet of flowers below the words "ECTLECTRC PENCIL."

ArtRx LA

15 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — This week, the fourth LA Art Book Fair opens at the Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Cinefamily screens a love-themed sound poem, an artist installs a library on a lake, and more.

After Exile, an Artist Confronts the Aesthetics of Diaspora

15 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Azzam gives each work an overarching sense of incompleteness, a longing for a place to which one can never return.

Unraveling and Customizing the Language of Power

15 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Customizing Language explores how geopolitical power is expressed and managed through language, and enhances our understanding of it as a verbal communication system.

An Art Collector’s Dream of a String of Caribbean Museums Starts in Flatbush

17 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

It’s a long subway ride from Manhattan’s Upper East Side — where some of the world’s most ornate apartment buildings stand amid a gulch of world-class cultural institutions — to the Brooklyn neighborhood of Flatbush, where the Philip Howard Apartments loom over the patchwork of new commercial real estate that has blanketed the neighborhood in the past decade.

Polaroids Steeped in the Fog of Memory

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

CURITIBA, Brazil — Despite Polaroid having officially discontinued its product in 2008, it has resisted extinction.


20 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week, two performance artists imitate Sarah Palin and Donald Trump, art critics do their thing live, an artist demonstrates his homemade musical instruments, and much more.

Take a Bite Out of Modernism with MoMA’s 1988 Architecture Cookie Cutters

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Which modern architecture icon makes a better cookie, Eero Saarinen's sleek TWA Terminal or Frank Lloyd Wright's spiraling Guggenheim Museum?

Rendering the Anatomy of Our Hard Drives

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

For many of us, although a decent chunk of our digital lives exists on our hard drives, it's easy to not give the unremarkable metal boxes that quietly sit on our desks or shelves much thought.

The Contemporary Cultural Life of Tokyo in 10 Themes

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

TOKYO — At the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), the exhibit “Tokyo”: Sensing the Cultural Magma of the Metropolis reflects on the cultural life of the Japanese capital as it prepares for the 2020 Olympics.

Why the Closing of the Museum of Contemporary Craft Is a Major Loss

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

The next time you find yourself hate-reading a fawning profile of a photogenic young Brooklyn potter whose hot-pink-rimmed wares are transforming the “stuffy world of ceramics into a cool new craft” (or something to that effect), navigate yourself away from there, and instead visit the website of the Museum of Contemporary Craft.

Michelangelo’s Tuscan Villa Could Be Yours for $8.4 Million

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

The deeds to Michelangelo's old Tuscan villa, a three-structure complex complete with Renaissance-age fixtures, functional wood-burning fireplaces, and an olive grove, could be yours for just $8,369,602.

Tulsa Artist Fellowship Offers 30 New Fellowships and More Than $1 Million in Support

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

The Tulsa Artist Fellowship is a program established by the George Kaiser Family Foundation to enhance the local art scene by retaining and recruiting artists to Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Artists Disrupt and Deconstruct the Modern Workplace

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

SAN FRANCISCO — I will admit that it had been a long day filled with mundane tasks — conference calls, email catch-up, copyediting — when I wandered into the exhibition Office Space, currently on view at Yerba Buena Center for the A...

A Filipino Artist’s Divine Deluges of Paint

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Jigger Cruz is one of several young Filipino artists experimenting with new methods of painting, and his attempt to break with traditional representation yielded a new form of automatism.

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