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Restoring Alexander Pope’s Glinting Grotto to Its Former Glory

2 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Nothing remains of Alexander Pope's 18th-century villa except its grotto, which has experienced three centuries of quiet decay alongside the River Thames in Twickenham, England.

Chris Dercon, Formerly of Tate Modern, Receives Controversial Appointment in Berlin

2 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Next year, the Volksbühne, Berlin's second-largest state-owned theater, will welcome Tate Modern's director Chris Dercon as its new head, following 25 years under the leadership of German director Frank Castorf.

A View from the Easel

3 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Artist studios in Wisconsin, Maryland, California, and Texas.

Deadly Earthquake Damages Historic Churches and Other Cultural Heritage in Central Italy

4 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The town clock in the 13th-century bell tower in Amatrice, Italy, is frozen at 3:36 am, the time that Wednesday's earthquake struck, exacting a death toll that now stands at 241.

Finding a Dwelling but Not Quite a Home in an Artwork

5 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — "You don't know what work is." That's the last line of a poem by Philip Levine that immediately comes to mind when I wind my way through the Made in LA 2016 exhibition at the Hammer Museum in Westwood and arrived at the final piece I encountered during my visit.

The Monumental Totem Poles Built by a Retired Oklahoma Art Teacher

5 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

FOYIL, Okla. — In 1937, art teacher Ed Galloway began his retirement project: a 90-foot-tall totem pole rising from the back of a big blue turtle.

Headless Trophies for Our Cultural Decadence

5 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

PORTLAND, Oregon — What can a herd of headless deer painted gold with gaudy tinsel tails teach the 1% and the rest of us? The answer is a lot.

Jamming in Traffic and Other Orchestrated Scenarios

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

BRIGHTON, UK — Johanna Billing is an artist who orchestrates and films idealistic group activities which involve the viewer, but only up to a bittersweet point.

Terrible Taxidermy from When Exotic Animals Were Unknown in the West

13 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Exotic animal visitors to Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries were more frequently dead than alive.

The Abstract Patterns of Sound on Dusty Speaker Covers

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

There are no drawings on the walls for the Drawing Center's current exhibition — at least, none you may define in the conventional sense of the medium.

After Flint Water Crisis, Police Murders, and More, Midwestern Artists Get Mad

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

TOLEDO, Ohio — Midwesterners are many things, but they aren’t, as a rule, complainers.

Peter Doig Wins Bizarre Court Battle, Proving He Didn’t Make a Painting

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

One of the most bizarre art authentication cases in recent memory came to a close yesterday with a federal judge’s ruling that Peter Doig did not paint a desert scene signed “Pete Doige 76.”

Wanna Be a Tate Curator? Don’t Quit Your Day Job!

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

In mid June, Tate opened the £260-million expansion of Tate Modern, the Switch House. In mid August, it posted three job listings for assistant curator positions at Tate Britain and Tate Modern with starting annual salaries of £24,3...

An Indian Modernist’s Abstractions of Famine and War

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

In Rabin Mondal’s most iconic paintings amphibious characters resembling frogs stare out of the canvas.

An Artist Channels His Anxiety About Painting into Painting

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

“So, the best approach [to wooing galleries] is, as you suggested, crawling on your hands and knees,” writes renowned art-world insider Howard Moseley, M.D.

A Supper Club Invites Artists of Color to Discuss Sanctuary and Safety

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

On Friday, August 5, I attended a dinner held at the 8th Floor, an exhibition and event space founded by philanthropists Shelley and Donald Rubin and artistic directed by Sara Reisman.

5Pointz Owner Reneges on Promise to Use Union Labor, Sparking Protest

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Long Island City earlier today to protest the almost complete absence of unionized workers at the 5Pointz redevelopment site — despite a promise by the project’s developer that he would only employ union workers for the job.

“I Am an Invented Character”: A Performance Artist on Living in His Utopia

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

“I am back in New York. My lungs need poison air,” began Papo Colo in one of his recent emails to me.

The Dying Typographic Art of Cutting Letters into Steel

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

In a smoky atelier in Torino, Italy, Giuseppe Branchino works as one of the world’s last punchcutters.

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