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Some Doritos with Your Goya? Old Master Still Lifes Get an Update

5 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

With a bit too much time on my hands and a subscription to Adobe Photoshop I have been playing with an idea: what will happen to traditional still life paintings when elements from contemporary life are grafted into them?

How a Rare Judas Painting Survived the 16th-Century English Reformation

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

During the Protestant Reformation in 16th century Europe, Puritan iconoclasts destroyed an estimated 97% of religious art in England during the English Civil War.

Keith Haring in Corn, and Other Artistic Thanksgiving Plates

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

This Thanksgiving, up your plating game and with some artist-inspired dishes courtesy of San Francisco-based artist Hannah Rothstein.

Rose Petal Mandalas, Queer Trauma, and Spiritually Intense Blowjobs

9 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

VIENNA — How to tell the story of these exhibitions, filled with so many works by AA and his friends and collaborators, including installations, collaborative works, performances, and even an exhibition within the exhibition?

The Hunt for Ideas

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Sometimes, if you're lucky, they land at your feet.

Happy Thanksgiving from Hyperallergic!

14 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Thanks to artist Faith Holland for serving up Thanksgiving to Hyperallergic readers.

A Photographic Index of Illicit Objects Seized at the US Border

21 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

On the cover of Taryn Simon's Contraband is the corpse of a bird of prey, its body contorted over a nondescript envelope that was marked "home décor" and on its way from Indonesia to Miami, Florida, when it was seized at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

The Wonderland of Swedish Wooden Toys

22 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

From delicate dollhouses to globally recognized puzzles to small animal figurines, the vast variety of toys that have emerged from Sweden over time are more than just playthings.

Robert Doisneau’s Photographs of the Paris Natural History Museum During the Nazi Occupation

23 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

From 1942 to 1943, with Paris occupied by Nazi Germany, photographer Robert Doisneau documented the ongoing work of the scientists in the city's natural history museum.

A Google Doc Turns Into a Massive Open-Sourced Art Project

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

"I wondered if it would be possible to create a community out of a single document," artist Matthew Britton tells Hyperallergic.

How Audubon Pranked a Fellow Naturalist with a Bulletproof Fish

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Field books capture essential information for ecological history but are often difficult to track down in scientific collections.

Illuminating the Contents of Our Junk Drawers

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

We all have those drawers filled to the brim with objects we use only occasionally or keep simply for sentiment, knickknacks united only by the fact that they lie in an enclosed box.

The Freelance Educators Who Teach Children to Love Museums

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Museum education is a significant aspect of the way museums interface with their audiences, and freelance educators have made themselves crucial to the operation of many of New York’s main art institutions.

In Uganda, a Performance Artist Confronts Her Privilege

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — Tired of being an internet activist, performance artist Kristina Wong left behind the comfortable safety of her armchair and computer to set out for three weeks in northern Uganda.

Fantastical Landscapes That Ripple Through Time

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

I didn't quite know what I was getting into when I opted to review the current show of paintings by Jason Saager at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle.

Do Not Pass “Bo”: Archaeologists Unearth 2,300-Year-Old Board Game in China

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

It includes a 14-face die carved from animal teeth, 21 rectangular game pieces featuring painted numbers, and a broken tile that once made up part of the game board.

Photography and Foreboding in 1970s Japan

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979 offers an ambitious social and art history of a decade ignited by protest, shaped by global power dynamics, and visualized through new art forms.

Rijksmuseum Asks Visitors to Stop Taking Photos and Start Sketching the Art

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

The Rijksmuseum's new #StartDrawing campaign encourages visitors to slow down and sketch the works they see in the galleries instead of photographing them and moving on to the next thing.

A Complex Portrait of Gentrification in New Yorkers’ Own Words

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Last month the Brooklyn Public Library bestowed its inaugural Brooklyn Eagle Literary Prize for a work of non-fiction on DW Gibson for The Edge Becomes the Center: An Oral History of Gentrification.

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