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Blog Post Archive

Cairo Policy Journal Delves Into Art and Politics

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The summer issue of the Cairo Review of Global Affairs mingles various aspects of the political ferment in the Middle East with the world of art and aesthetics.

Foul Weather Foils Floating Fowl Facsimile

9 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

A Chinese company is on the hunt for the world's largest rubber duck, last seen Wednesday floating on a river in southwest China, the Wall Street Journal reported.

The Unstable Art of Pattern Recognition

9 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Fixed Unknowns, the current exhibition on the upper level of Taymour Grahne Gallery, breeds constant questioning of the image before the eyes.

The Vivian Maier “Discovery” Is More Complicated Than We Thought

10 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Finding Vivian Maier, the documentary about the nanny who's gained incredible posthumous fame for her previously unseen work as a photographer, was released this past weekend in the UK. But in addition to garnering reviews, it's also bringing a longstanding but little-covered conflict over Maier's work and archive to light.

Resisting the Russian Pull: Armenian Artists Speak Out

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

YEREVAN, Armenia — The Russians are not just trying to exert themselves in Ukraine; they are actively staking claims to their irredenta throughout their former territories. The opposition in Armenia has lacked the drama and intensity of the resistance in Ukraine and Georgia, but there is a small artistic challenge to what many are calling the Russian recolonization of the area.

An Artist’s Natural Habitat

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

I wanted to pretend I was a naturalist for the day.

The Values of Louise Lawler

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

At the core of artist Louise Lawler's work is the question of place, by which I don't mean simply a notion of geography, but also hierarchies.

Required Reading

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week, a photojournalist on a beach in Gaza, a dog saves an artist's life, CalArts in the 1970s, Žižek plagiarizes from a white supremacists, in defense of appropriation, post-Murakami Japanese art, and more.

Weekend Words: Rain

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

By mid-July, more rain has fallen in the New York region (5.19 inches) than the typical average for the entire month (4.6 inches).

Poem as Prayer: Mark Wunderlich’s “The Earth Avails”

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Much of Mark Wunderlich’s decidedly sincere and dexterous new book The Earth Avails derives, as well as extrapolates from a little leather volume of common prayers, a treasury of highly particular, utilitarian 19th-century Protestant folk devotionals. Show More Summary

Weekend Studio Visit: John Willenbecher in Tribeca, New York

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

John Willenbecher tells me that his recent paintings are about “connecting the dots.” One of his lifelong interests has been the night sky – abstraction in nature – which he traces to his childhood interest in astronomy while growing up in eastern Pennsylvania.

Cuba, Then and Now, in Pictures and Words

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

LONDON — On display in a vitrine at the Victoria and Albert Museum here is a large, black-and-white photo-print depicting the suit of armor Christopher Columbus wore during his journeys to what Europeans came to call “the New World....

Single Point Perspective: Regina Bogat’s Earthly Divination

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Regina Bogat: Works 1967-1977 at Zürcher Gallery marks another milestone in the rediscovery of an artist who has long been hidden in plain sight. Since her start in the 1950s, in a milieu that included abstract artists like Mark Rothko, Ad Reinhardt and her late husband, Al Jensen, Bogat has always played the subversive.

Fagen’s Critical Catalogue (July 2014, Part 1)

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

In part 1 of this month, reviews of Celtic Woman, The Fault in Our Stars, The Rough Guide to Indian Classical Music, and Deadmau5.

“The Artist’s Memory Is a Dangerous, Necessary Thing”

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The New York Review of Books has published the writer Hilton Als's excellent commencement speech this year at Columbia University's School of the Arts this year.

Story Lines: “The Intuitionists” at the Drawing Center

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Simultaneously confounding and illuminating, The Intuitionists at the Drawing Center is a puzzle within a puzzle, a conceptual stunt that raises sticky questions about curatorial responsibility and the structuring of aesthetic experience.

The Elephant in Our Room

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — A central insight of James Baldwin’s writing had to do with the way racism diminished the racist as much or more than his victim.

Artists’s Work Caught in Canadian Customs Quagmire

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Canadian Border Services have barred Iranian-born filmmaker Sadaf Foroughi from bringing an artwork into Canada because of the country's sanctions against Iran, the Globe and Mail reported.

Freelance Curators “Either Grossly Underpaid or Grossly Overpaid”

13 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Following reports of Italian art historian Germano Celant getting paid three-quarters of a million Euros (~$1 million) to curate a pavilion for the upcoming Milan Expo, The Art Newspaper conducted an investigation into the pay of independent curators.

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