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In a recent interview, the Indonesian artist Entang Wiharso proclaimed: “I depict the condition of humans who are often divided by complex, multilayered political, ethnic, racial, and religious systems: they co-exist yet their communication is limited and indirect.”
Machu Picchu might be Peru's most famous tourist destination, but the Inca ruins are just one of many cherished historical sites that have survived since ancient times, along with countless precious artifacts. Strangely enough, despite its rich cultural and artistic history, the country hasn't had a large-scale national museum until now.
There's a fire sale of Larry Clark photos, a performance by legendary experimental rocker Kim Gordon's new group, the beginning of a year-long celebration of Armenian culture, and so much more!
One of the major textual resources on pre-Columbian Mexico is now online in a digital platform launched this month. The 1542 Codex Mendoza, dating just 20 years after the Spanish conquest of Mexico, is a thorough report on Aztec society, from daily life to culture and rituals. However, since it arrived at the University of Oxford in the 17th century, and currently […]
Serendipitously anticipating the city’s underwhelming blizzard, a troupe of marble snowmen — the latest installment in Swiss artist Peter Regli’s Reality Hacking series — was installed in Manhattan near Madison Square Park this past Sunday.
As part of a major reuse project of London's Olympic Park, the Smithsonian Institution may stake its first overseas longterm exhibition venue.
On January 17 a group of performers hired by a French artist smashed nearly half of the artworks in his new exhibition, then this happened.
On February 1, 2015 apexart opens its 8th annual Franchise Program, a call for exhibition proposals from anyone to be presented anywhere except New York City. No prior curatorial experience necessary.
"Painting can never show her nose in company with architecture but to have it snubbed," J.M.W. Turner once said.
These days, it’s easy to feel that good design is a luxury produced mostly for the enjoyment of the super-rich. But that’s not the whole picture.
Snowmageddon never arrives in NYC — what a slacker storm — so you're probably a little let down and trying to figure out what to do to fend off cabin fever.
"Brooklyn, the county of kings, has cleaned off its crown, and it's the Kings Theatre," Borough President Eric Adams proclaimed during the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
For infrastructure started in the 19th century, the New York City water system is remarkably equipped to support the metropolis of the 21st century.
Storm King, the sprawling sculpture park and open-air museum in Mountainville, New York, will host an artist residency program for the first time in its 55-year history.
A new project in London asks: Why do we prize authenticity so highly if a forgery can be visually equivalent to an authentic artwork?
This week in art news: The Hergé Museum cancels its Charlie Hebdo exhibition, Sotheby's and Christie's reported record sales, and an artist hired stuntmen to destroy his exhibition.
I made 55 hazardous waste cookies for a children's film festival.
If taxes sound taxing to you, consider this alternative: move to Spain, purchase valuable and culturally significant artworks, and donate them to the Spanish government in lieu of tax. Just make sure they're really significant artwo...
PARIS — Niki de Saint Phalle was half French, half American, and bilingual, but who was she? Certainly not merely the sculptor who made those fat girls, the Nanas, though they remain her most famous works.
Only one library from the classical world is known to have survived along with its texts: the Villa of the Papyri at Herculaneum. Ever since its discovery in 1754, archaeologists have attempted to crack open the villa's carbonized texts with knives, chemicals, and unrolling machines, all with little success and often irreversibly destructive results.