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Conversationists are probably the closest thing the art world has to surgeons.
WASHINGTON, DC — Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma 1852–1860, on display in the National Gallery of Art through January 4, showcases some of the earliest photographs of India and Burma.
“Once everyone gets their own camera, they won't need us anymore,” one of the photographers told Tache. “Who knows, maybe they will shoot even better than us. We will disappear little by little and only the laboratories will remain, for the customers."
From the 1940s, South African photographer David Goldblatt documented the people and landscapes of his country in striking black and white. It was only after apartheid that he felt comfortable with color in his work.
"New Expressions," Jacob Ciocci's eight-page online commission for NewHive, describes a how-to guide for creating animated paintings.
When most people are bored at work, they surf Facebook. Not so with Francesco Fragomeni and Chris Limbrick, two employees at the website creation startup Squarespace who funneled their creative energy into photographic homages to the art historical canon.
In 2013, the National Gallery of Art began digitizing their enormous collection of roughly 18,000 watercolors from the Index of American Design.
In 1905, when the Andean photographer Martín Chambi was 14 years old, he traveled to northwestern Peru with his father, who had a job working in a gold mine there. At the time, there were no indigenous photographers in the country, and images of the Quechua people were mostly captured through the lenses of French and American photographers.
Between the proliferation of galleries in Bushwick and, to a lesser extent, Greenpoint, the small cadre of Dumbo galleries sticking it out, longtime heavyweights including the Brooklyn Museum and BRIC mounting ambitious shows, and Creative Time parachuting Kara Walker's sugar sphinx into the Domino Sugar Factory, it's been an exceptionally strong year for art in Brooklyn.
One of the most disastrous video games in history is now part of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collector Jeffrey Goldstein has sold the bulk of his Vivian Maier collection to Toronto's Stephen Bulger Gallery, largely removing himself from the ongoing legal saga surrounding the photographer's estate.
I grew up in the Metro Detroit area as a dancer and performer who, inevitably it seems, ended up in Brooklyn a few days after graduating college. Is it time to turn around?
LOS ANGELES — Although it's Christmas week, there's still a lot of art to be seen here in LA. Catch a show of longboards from a surf/skate icon before it closes, help raise money for zinefest and a local noise space, or watch Jennifer Moon and her dog Mr. Snuggles on closed circuit TVs.
Donelle Woolford, the fictitious artist whose work has become a collaboration between Joe Scanlan, Abigail Ramsay, and me, has done an extraordinary thing. Her existence exhorts the public to rally and come to her defense, but has simultaneously exposed its inability to do so.
It is Christmas this week, so our suggestions include a Christmas Day visit to the Jewish Museum, a midnight screening of The Shining, a children's storytime at the Morgan, a show of 1970s/80s NYC art ephemera, and much more.
While other publications sing the praises of the rich and powerful, we like to look at those who are largely overlooked in order to understand the real state of the art world and its discontents.
Tokyo's skyline has been increasingly crowded by construction cranes since Japan's winning bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games.
Manhattan may have an okay assortment of cultural institutions, but in Secret Habitat, a free game by Manchester-based indie video game developer Strangethink, users navigate an island that's home to 99 small museums.
After more than 250 small earthquakes shook Italy last week, the Italian Ministry of Culture announced it will spend €200,000 (~$245,000) on an anti-seismic base to secure Michelangelo's statue of David, the Agence France-Presse reported.
You might think, in the year 2014, that the distastefulness of casual rape metaphors would be obvious. But you'd be wrong! In a blog post published today on the website Arch2o, Ivan Sergejev shares 20 "tips" for being a successful architect, based on his experience interning at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), the firm co-founded by Rem Koolhaas.