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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

At Martín Ramírez Opening, A Defense of Immigrant’s Rights and Outsider Art

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Blue chip, outsider artist Martin Ramirez was memorialized this past Thursday evening in Chelsea with the unveiling of a United States postage stamp.

The Limits of Shedding Light on Grief

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Anguished, powerful, and problematic, there is a heavy bar to what images of war and suffering can do, and what they can carry beyond cynicism, voyeurism, or spectacle.

Stray Dogs, Argentine Zines, and Subterranean Art at SculptureCenter

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The three exhibitions currently on display at Long Island City’s SculptureCenter reveal the institution’s commitment to recognizing broad swaths of contemporary art.

Someone Is Investigating a Professor and Reporter for Being Critical of Gulf Labor Conditions

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

A mysterious investigation against New York University (NYU) professor Andrew Ross and New York Times reporter Ariel Kaminer is underway, the Times reported.

Art Movements

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week in art news: Long lost "computer opera" by Nam June Paik discovered, Barcelona museum director quits amid controversy, and the Kiev Biennale canceled.

False Facts and Anti-Curator Hysterics Won’t Fix the Museum of Modern Art

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

I generally stay out of public arguments about the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). I feel too close, yet I'm not an insider.

Art for the Discerning Drone

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

This summer the Knockdown Center, the sprawling arts space in Maspeth, Queens, will host a drone obstacle course consisting entirely of specially commissioned sculptures.

Choreographing a Response to Climate Change

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Dancing about climate change makes about as much sense as... painting Op art compositions to give stock tips. Or crafting a steel sculpture that instructs viewers how to renew their driver's licenses. Or composing an opera to review a restaurant.

The Sibling Rivalry that Shaped Diane Arbus’s Vision

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

In Silent Dialogues, art historian Alexander Nemerov, son of former US Poet Laureate Howard Nemerov and nephew of Diane Arbus, traces his father’s evolving attitudes toward photography and his sister's work in particular.

Sum of the Arts

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Artifacts reportedly broken in transit from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, including King Tutankhamen's chair = 4

Toronto University Acquires Berenice Abbott Archive

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Berenice Abbott was best known for being New York City's official photographer during the Great Depression, though she actually explored a panoply of subjects during her six-decade-long career.

Finding People in Los Angeles’s Urban Sprawl

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The photographer Patrick Gookin recently explored the psychological ramifications of car culture in a series called LA by Car.

A Gutai Painter Finally Has His Moment in the West

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Much attention is being focused on the paintings of the late Japanese Gutai painter and Tendai monk, Kazuo Shiraga (1924–2008), who for years has been collected throughout Europe, even as he has been virtually ignored in the United States.

Painting with Toxic Sludge

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

To experiment with an alternative method for remediation, a scientist and an artist are collaborating on turning the acid runoff from Ohio's abandoned coal mines into pigments.

The Work of Four Seriously Funny Women Artists

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

ATLANTA — Pratfall Tramps at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center is an exhibition that works by sleight of hand.

Glasses Give the Color-Blind a Fuller View of the Spectrum

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Originally setting out to design safety glasses for use during laser surgeries, materials scientist Don McPherson instead designed a lens that enables color-blind wearers to see the full light spectrum.

Boston Unveils Finalists in Competition to Retrofit City for Rising Waters

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Following on the heels of New York, London, and many other urban centers, Boston is the latest city to envision how best to manage the certainty of rising water levels due to global warming.

Landmark 1974 African Art Exhibit Is Reassembled, but the Mystery of Its Origin Remains

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

When a dozen weather-worn wood sculptures from southeastern Nigeria debuted in a Paris gallery in 1974, they were radically different from any African art that had been exhibited in the West.

The Seduction of Screens and Neon at Night

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

BALTIMORE — Around seven in the evening, dusky pink light and car headlights from North Avenue ricochet off the glass walls of the KAGRO building, adding an extra layer of nuance to Victoria Fu’s Bubble Over Green.

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