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Weekend Words: Butterfly

1 hour agoArts : Hyperallergic

I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days — three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.

Reader’s Diary: ‘Women of Abstract Expressionism’

2 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

We think the canon of American art of the 1940s and ‘50s is set in stone, but we’ve got a lot of looking still to do.

Nicolas Hundley’s Heretical Machinery

2 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Nicolas Hundley is a poet of pronouns. In many of his poems and prose poems, a pronoun ­– he, they, you, and we – is central to each line or sentence.

Juan Uslé’s Brushstrokes

3 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

In his current exhibition, Membrana Porosa, at Cheim and Read, the artist’s first in New York since 2011, Juan Uslé shows fourteen paintings in the gallery’s four distinct spaces.

Beer with a Painter: Erika Ranee

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

I met Erika Ranee last summer when I took students to see a pop-up exhibition she curated in a Brooklyn studio, arranged around the theme of imagery of the eye.

Different Shades of Punk: White Lung, Parquet Courts, Scandal, Modern Baseball

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Sometimes genres die quickly (electroclash), sometimes they remain with us forever (teenpop). Sometimes they stop developing and get kept alive indefinitely by loyal keepers of their flame and proud denizens of their subculture.

Japan, in from the Wilderness: Reiko Tomii’s Expanded Modern-Art History

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The Japanese-born art historian Reiko Tomii is one of those researchers who is both passionate about her subjects and recognized among her peers for her meticulous mapping of the cultural-intellectual terrain from which they emerge.

Adam Simon’s Deadeye Realism

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As is often the case with Simon’s work, the logo paintings require a period of conceptual catch-up before they can be seen as what they are, rather than as what they seem.

UC San Diego Plans to Convert Art Gallery into Classrooms, Sparking Protests

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

The University of California, San Diego's University Art Gallery is celebrating its 50th anniversary, but this may also prove to be its last year.

Solve a Murder Mystery in a German Rapper’s Interactive Music Video

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

In German rapper Kontra K’s interactive video for "Next to You," off the new album Labyrinth, a fisherman discovers a crime scene at a quiet lake house.

Art Movements

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

This week in art news: Qatar's royal family settled a legal dispute with Larry Gagosian over a Picasso sculpture, Rome put out an emergency call to corporations and philanthropists for €500 million to preserve its landmarks, and street artist JR made the Louvre's glass pyramid "disappear."

Dangerous Bodies on the Verge of Breaking Down

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

The Performance Anxiety series, curated by Ventiko, stages a monthly performance buffet on the Lower East Side.

A Native American Artist Who Painted Pop and Challenged the Status Quo

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Super Indian: Fritz Scholder, 1967–1980, currently on view at the Phoenix Art Museum, features over 40 oil paintings and prints by the Luiseño artist.

Find Andy, the Waldo of the Art World, in ‘Where’s Warhol?’

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Waldo, the cartoon protagonist of the famed Where’s Waldo? series, has more in common with Andy Warhol, the godfather of Pop art, than is immediately obvious.

Essays that Collapse Time

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Artist and writer Hannah Black’s videos — including “My Bodies,” “Intensive Care/Hot New Track,” and “The Neck” — combine images, texts, and sounds in a way that seems less about creating tension than exposing it.

The Anarchy of the Pigeon

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Through the castellated gates at the Sands St. entrance to the Brooklyn Navy Yard, I marched along a line of pointing volunteers.

Rescuing Roosevelt Island’s Rare, Abstract WPA Murals

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

"When people hear the words 'WPA murals,' they envision the large and heroic figures they may have seen in post offices or other public buildings across America," said Stephanie Wiles, the director of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.

Developing the Edges of Japanese Photography

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Close to the Edge: New Photography from Japan exhibition at Miyako Yoshinaga looks to position the gallery as an organization that shapes the conversation around historical and contemporary photography from Japan. Indicating how seriously the gallery takes this plan to interpose themselves in this discourse, they hired Russet Lederman, an editor, co-founder of 10×10 […]

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