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Christmas albums are largely dismissed by mainstream rock critics, and with good reason—consisting mainly of the same old songs over and over again, they’re filler product designed to rake in the cash while the corporate titans who created them take a year off to enjoy private cruises and improve their golf game.
The exhibitions that rippled through our cultural fabric over the past year, at least those occurring in and around New York, have registered the predictable number of highs and lows, though 2014 did manage to plumb one nadir unlikely to be matched for a good long time.
The current Museum of Modern Art exhibition Modern Photographs from the Thomas Walther Collection, 1909–1949 is just one component of a four-year, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation–funded research project examining photographs not only as art, but as physical objects possessing a material and sociological history as well.
With determined indeterminacy, young Mathilde Louette initiated a perplexing but hip four-hour English-language celebration of William S. Burroughs’s 100th birthday on December 12 in Paris, where the writer lived, on and off, between 1958 and 1966.
It's been a busy fall, but we always have our notebook with us, so it's time for our irregular feature — and everyone's favorite LULZ — Overheard in the Art World (#OHAW).
KLEINBURG, Ontario — With a much-lauded show of cut-outs at MoMA and a group exhibition at the Denver Art Museum, Henri Matisse seems to be experiencing (yet another) moment in the North American art scene. Canada’s McMichael Collection...Show More Summary
This list gives you a sense of some of the best this year across the United States.
This week in art news: a Mexican museum's Yayoi Kusama retrospective is mobbed, Tate must reveal the details of BP sponsorship, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts picks up a trove of Constructivist photographs.
Cracking into challenging subcultures is one of Bronia Stewart’s main objectives as a documentary photographer.
Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated by aesthetes the world over. In order to purify ourselves after the rampant commercialism and visual over-stimulation of the past month, we devote this day to the solemn contemplation of square and rectangular Minimalist sculptures.
Does quilting count as art? An expansive new survey by authors Linda Baumgarten and Kimberly Smith Ivey says yes.
PARIS — In our period of the rampant merging of art and fashion, it is refreshing to revisit where this hybridization more or less began in the modernism period with the first retrospective since 1967 of Sonia Terk Delaunay.
Picture your hometown. What does it look like in your mind? Can you mentally map its streets, its parks, its landmarks?
BEIJING — Senior designers from the Dutch design agency LAVA Céline Lamée and Johan Nijhoff explored the origins of visual communication by designing a new set of symbols.
The old adage that a picture is worth a thousand words finds substance in the illustrations of John Holcroft.
Nothing every tree is right for the holidays.
Happy Holidays from Hyperallergic! May you have a wonderful day with those you love.
There are few small pleasures more delightful than opening the mailbox to find a holiday card from a friend.
How does Santa deliver all those gifts in just a few short hours every Christmas? With drones, of course!
A group of artists is collecting signatures on a petition demanding that Pope Francis I abolish hell.