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Liberating the Anonymous Figures in Old Master Paintings

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

In the past year, obscure figures from master paintings in museums around the world have been moonlighting as street art, thanks to a project called Outings.

A Warhol-Inspired Performance Pops in the Wrong Ways

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

In general, it’s very difficult to assume the mantle of a Warholian legacy.

In Paintings and Collage, the Beginnings of a New Language

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The German artist Charline von Heyl’s current show, Dusseldörf, currently on view at Petzel’s new uptown gallery, presents a group of von Heyl’s early collages and paintings from 1990–1995.

Relishing in the Habsburg Dynasty’s Decadent Legacy

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

MINNEAPOLIS — “Make love not war,” the ‘60s era anti-war slogan, could have been the official credo of the noble House of Habsburg.

You’ve Been Shot by a Smooth Photographer: The World of Michael Jackson Impersonators

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Lorena Turner’s book The Michael Jacksons is the end product of a journey to track down, photograph, and interview Michael Jackson impersonators.

What Happens When a Feminist Artist Interviews a Pickup Artist

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Tired of the one-sided and often misogynistic narrative of the pickup artist (PUA), Angela Washko wanted to provide a more complex understanding of PUAs by recasting their stories from women’s perspectives.

Outrage in China Over Replicas of Its Own Historic Sites

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Controversy has erupted over two replicas of important heritage sites in China, a country famous for its many reproductions of other nations' famous structures.

The Diverse Designs of “Do Not Disturb” Signs

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

As the son of a hotel manager, Edoardo Flores spent his childhood around objects many of us associate solely with the niceties of vacation.

With the Help of Prosthetics and Psychics, a Photographer Dramatizes His Possible Fates

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

After photographer Phil Toledano experienced both the sudden death of his mother and the slower, drawn out demise of his father, he became obsessed with his own potential futures.

Report on the State of Humanities Is Cautiously Optimistic

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Amid much handwringing about the future of books and arts, the Academy of American Arts and Sciences released on Monday its annual report on the state of the humanities.

A Personal Journey Through the Legacy of Apartheid

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Catherine Taylor’s book centers on her search — what feels like an obsessive search — through veins of history buried in the time of apartheid in South Africa, where she and her family are from.

The French Love Hearts, Canadians Prefer Poop, and Other Emoji Trends

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

A new report breaking down emoji use by country and language found that hearts make up 55% of emoji typed by French speakers. That’s four times the international average.

Paris Pledges €80 Million to Fix Historic Buildings, but Much More Is Needed

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The city of Paris will spend €80 million (~$85.9 million) over the next five years fixing up and restoring the 96 historic buildings it is responsible for maintaining.

The Serious Business of ‘New Yorker’ Cartoons

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

"Cartoons either make the strange familiar or the familiar strange," says New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff in Leah Wolchok's documentary about the magazine's enduring cartoon department, Very Semi-Serious.

An Artist Considers the Trauma of His Two Homelands

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

LONDON — “Nagorno” is a Russian word for “mountain,” while “Karabakh” is a word of Turkic and Persian origin meaning “black garden.” When joined by a hyphen, the two words denote the boiling point of the Caucuses: Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed enclave — one of post-Soviet Europe’s “frozen conflicts” — that doubles as a mountainous graveyard.

A View from the Easel

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Artists' studios in Boston, Austin, Houston, London, and Wexford, Ireland.

Women’s Rage: A Conversation with the Creator of ‘Bitch Planet’

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

A comic book industry veteran for the last decade, Kelly Sue DeConnick first earned her chops adapting manga to English.

Kehinde Wiley’s “Politics of Perception”

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The California-born, Yale-educated, Brooklyn-based painter Kehinde Wiley is an oddly polarizing artist, whose massive figurative paintings inspire both rage and adoration from his viewers.

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