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Blog Post Archive

Pompeii Before the Point-and-Shoot: The Earliest Photographs of Italy

7 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The first photographic images seen in Italy were botanical prints by Henry Fox Talbot, beginning three decades of experimentation with photography in 19th-century Italy. The post Pompeii Before the Point-and-Shoot: The Earliest Photographs of Italy appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Sick of Not Working

7 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Sometimes it's a battle between illness and sanity. The post Sick of Not Working appeared first on Hyperallergic.

A Center for Women’s History Opens in New York, with a Spotlight on Dolley Madison

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

The New-York Historical Society's new center is making its debut with an exhibition about the overlooked political contributions of the former First Lady. The post A Center for Women’s History Opens in New York, with a Spotlight on Dolley Madison appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Required Reading

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

This week, Schultz controversy at the Whitney Biennial continues, Tom Finkelpearl writes about the impact of the NEA, British actors playing American role, new emojis, and more. The post Required Reading appeared first on Hyperaller...

She Makes the Dirty Work Look Like a Degas

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

"I was in a coven for two years in the ‘90s. Well, everybody was in a coven in the ‘90s." The post She Makes the Dirty Work Look Like a Degas appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Syd’s Pleasure Principle

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Syd’s murmurs, exclamations, coos, and exhalations are layered with care and irrepressible delight — all so quietly you could blink and miss it all. The post Syd’s Pleasure Principle appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Weekend Words: Tomb

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

"That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment." The post Weekend Words: Tomb appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Romare Bearden’s Fevered Dream

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Derived from memory, Bearden’s bayou is at once real and mythic, the Black counterpart to William Faulkner’s apocryphal Yoknapatawpha County. The post Romare Bearden’s Fevered Dream appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Jeff Donaldson’s Celebration of an Alternative History

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Donaldson wanted to replace the history of demeaning stereotypes of Black people that had been presented by white, mainstream culture. By connecting his work to Africa and developing a powerful transnational view, he aimed to develop an alternative history rooted in struggle. The post Jeff Donaldson’s Celebration of an Alternative History appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Watching and Waiting

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Until 16 months ago, when Donald Trump said he was running for the Presidency, I never was a political person. The post Watching and Waiting appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Timothy Hyman’s Alternative View of Figurative Painting in Art History

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Most of the artists in Hyman’s book, the author claims, are generally excluded from most survey courses and textbooks. Their presence here offers a sharp rebuke to the narrowing of creative possibilities and the disparagement of painting...Show More Summary

Enrique Martínez Celaya’s “The First Kierkegaard”

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Kierkegaard has been a constant source of inspiration for the Cuban-born painter Enrique Martínez Celaya, one of a number of philosophers and writers whose work he has studied, absorbed, and responded to. The post Enrique Martínez Celaya’s “The First Kierkegaard” appeared first on Hyperallergic.

In Carlo Zinelli and Eugen Gabritschevsky’s Art, the Life Spirit Endures

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Diving into the American Folk Art Museum’s two new exhibitions, it’s quite likely that your head will spin — for all the right reasons — in the presence of some very potent expressions from two unsinkable human spirits. The post In Carlo Zinelli and Eugen Gabritschevsky’s Art, the Life Spirit Endures appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Field Report on an Artist and Her Pigs

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

In her project This Little Piggy, Elaine Tin Nyo is forcing an engagement with the wages of survival against the desire for pleasure, and our unwillingness to tease them apart. The post Field Report on an Artist and Her Pigs appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Two Artists Make a Mess in the Name of Process

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Husband-and-wife artist duo Rotem Tamir and Omri Zin created a pair of elaborate contraptions to help them laboriously make balloons and ink inside the gallery. The post Two Artists Make a Mess in the Name of Process appeared first on Hyperallergic.

From Biblical Condoms to Blue Tile Contact Lenses, Putting the Rijksmuseum Collection to Unusual Uses

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Rijksmuseum's annual Rijksstudio Award invites anyone to create new work inspired by objects from its collection, and now the public can vote on the 10 finalists. The post From Biblical Condoms to Blue Tile Contact Lenses, Putting the Rijksmuseum Collection to Unusual Uses appeared first on Hyperallergic.

“What Does It Mean to Be Black and Look at This?” A Scholar Reflects on the Dana Schutz Controversy

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Christina Sharpe says the issue at the heart of the dispute over the Emmett Till painting is not representation so much as intimacy and our relationship to violence. The post “What Does It Mean to Be Black and Look at This?” A Scholar Reflects on the Dana Schutz Controversy appeared first on Hyperallergic.

The Casual Disappointment of Bjarne Melgaard

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The artist's new brand and derelict department store installation are full of tired, co-opted ideas. The post The Casual Disappointment of Bjarne Melgaard appeared first on Hyperallergic.

See Film and Video Art on the Big Screen at BAM

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The eighth edition of Migrating Forms, running March 24–30, includes works by General Idea, Cauleen Smith, Jonathas de Andrade, Sondra Perry, and others. The post See Film and Video Art on the Big Screen at BAM appeared first on Hyperallergic.

The Greatest Biennial of All

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Whitney Houston Biennial is back, showing the work of 167 women artists. The post The Greatest Biennial of All appeared first on Hyperallergic.

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