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Madrid's Museo del Prado has been in operation for 197 years. Today it opened its first solo exhibition devoted to a female artist ever. The post 197 Years After It Opens, the Prado Museum Gives a Woman a Solo Show appeared first on Hyperallergic.
At Jack Shainman Gallery’s The School, a show of four artists explores how our memories of a place can shift radically after war. The post The Unsettling Urge to Find Beauty Amid War appeared first on Hyperallergic.
LOS ANGELES — This week, LA's newest museum, the Main Museum, has a soft opening, museums along Grand Ave. open their doors for free, a Día de los Muertos celebration kicks off in Grand Park, and more. The post ArtRx LA appeared first on Hyperallergic.
A performance artist dressed as a tree went for a walk in Portland, Maine, and the police had something to say about it. The post Why Did the Tree Cross the Road? Because Performance Art appeared first on Hyperallergic.
For his most monumental painting, Théodore Géricault borrowed corpses from morgues and asylums to capture the ghastly horror of the 1816 Medusa shipwreck. The post The Real Corpses That Served as Models for the Doomed Crew of the “Raft of the Medusa” appeared first on Hyperallergic.
In the “anthropocenic crapitalistic global implosion,” care is a part of the uproar. The post An Ecofeminist Artist’s Tiny Revolutions appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Carrie Mae Weems has brought the play's undying themes to new life with her work Past Tense, which combines song, text, reading, and projected video. The post Carrie Mae Weems Updates Antigone’s Story of Defiance appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Syrian artist Tammam Azzam's Statue of (Rubble) Liberty has gone viral but, as with most things online, it's not exactly what it seems. The post An Artist Imagines a Statue of Liberty Made from War Rubble appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The highly influential conceptual artist Mel Bochner recapitulates his 50-year dalliance with the English thesaurus. The post Drivel, Drool, Babble, Blabber: An Evening with Mel Bochner appeared first on Hyperallergic.
There is something spooky for every culture vulture in the city this week. The post ArtRX NYC: Halloween appeared first on Hyperallergic.
A group of 600 female artists convened at The Brooklyn Museum for “Now Be Here #2,” which has been called the largest group portrait of female and female-identifying artists in New York. The post In Brooklyn, 600 Women Artists Unite for a Photograph appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Some 5,000 undocumented immigrants currently live in overcrowded detention centers in Malta, though their hardships are mostly hidden from the wealthy European tourists who flock to the Mediterranean archipelago. The post A Street Artist Spotlights the Inhumane Treatment of Migrants in Malta appeared first on Hyperallergic.
During the panel discussion "Chinatown Is Not For Sale," members of the Chinatown Art Brigade presented an eight-point pledge of resistance for artists and gallery owners. The post Artists and Gallerists Grapple with Ways to Slow Gentrification in Manhattan’s Chinatown appeared first on Hyperallergic.
During meetings in which local artists of color and allies gathered to strategize in response to the controversy at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis, two possible approaches emerged: reprimand and correct the museum, or elevate the good work happening beyond its walls. The post After Museum Controversy, St. Show More Summary
On a chilly October weekend, Exchange Rates spread a foreign invasion of art across a particularly industrial area of Bushwick and East Williamsburg. Islands of art in small galleries throughout the neighborhood forged surprising, playful...Show More Summary
Erected in 1905, the towering statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest pays tribute to the Ku Klux Klan's first Grand Wizard. The post Tennessee Commission Rejects City’s Request to Remove Monument to First Grand Wizard of KKK appeared first on Hyperallergic.
In the 15th century, the image of the witch flying on a broomstick first appeared, its meaning laden with sexual and spiritual depravity. The post The First Known Depiction of a Witch on a Broomstick appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Established in 859 CE, Morocco's al-Qarawiyyin Library will soon reopen to the public with architectural details for the 21st century. The post World’s Oldest Continuously Operating Library Begins a New Chapter appeared first on Hyperallergic.
For those who wake up hungry for art, the Museum of Modern Art is opening its doors at 7:30am every Wednesday in October. The post Visiting the Museum of Modern Art at Sunrise appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Gerd Leufert's visual art carries a freedom that the branding, emblems, and logos that he made as a graphic designer did not have. The post The Venezuelan Modernist Who Took Inspiration from Graphic Design appeared first on Hyperallergic.