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The Most Sentimental Time of the Year: Christmas Albums in Review

19 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

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 Pursuit of Art, 2014

21 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Mapping the Material and Social Histories of Photographs

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

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.

On His 100th Birthday, a Conference Considers William Burroughs’s Humanist Legacy

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Overheard in the Art World

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

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).

Canadians in the Shadow of Matisse

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

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

Best of 2014: Our Top 10 Exhibitions Across the United States

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

This list gives you a sense of some of the best this year across the United States.

Art Movements

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Kicking Back With a Mexican Gang Member

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Cracking into challenging subcultures is one of Bronia Stewart’s main objectives as a documentary photographer.

9 Minimalist Boxes for Boxing Day

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

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.

A New Book Argues Quilts Are Art

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Does quilting count as art? An expansive new survey by authors Linda Baumgarten and Kimberly Smith Ivey says yes.

A Major Exhibition Considers the Colorful Legacy of Sonia Delaunay

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Dizzying Dioramas of the World’s Major Cities

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Picture your hometown. What does it look like in your mind? Can you mentally map its streets, its parks, its landmarks?

In Chinese Characters, Designers Seek to Marry Text and Image

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Brilliant Illustrations Ridicule Modern Vice

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The old adage that a picture is worth a thousand words finds substance in the illustrations of John Holcroft.

The Trees That Didn’t Make the Cut

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Nothing every tree is right for the holidays.

Happy Holidays from Hyperallergic!

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Happy Holidays from Hyperallergic! May you have a wonderful day with those you love.

When Artists Make Holiday Cards

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

There are few small pleasures more delightful than opening the mailbox to find a holiday card from a friend.

Christmas Tree Drone Delivers Yuletide Nightmares

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

How does Santa deliver all those gifts in just a few short hours every Christmas? With drones, of course!

Artists Petition the Pope to Abolish Hell (Again)

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

A group of artists is collecting signatures on a petition demanding that Pope Francis I abolish hell.

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