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It's been about a decade since Mariko Mori had a museum show in New York, and much has changed in the Japanese artist's work.
CHICAGO — Led Zeppelin, man — they were so before my time. Arguably the inventors of heavy metal, the band reached their height of fame in the early 1970s with the song “Stairway to Heaven” on their untitled fourth album. Through the...Show More Summary
This duck tale is no canard: An Emirates car wash is in hot water after deploying a maritime facsimile of Florentijn Hofman's giant rubber duck — "Rubber Duck" (2009) — as a marketing stunt.
BAM has partnered with the nonprofit artist-fair collective NADA to commission 12 of the most exciting emerging visual artists working today. Individually sleeved in an archival linen folder, these limited-edition prints were created...Show More Summary
There are plenty of ways to respond to a major art fair: excitement, dread, awe, disgust. What not many people come away thinking is, ‘I could do that.’ But if you have a hankering to build a roster of galleries and drum up a swarm of visitors, the three-year-old Sluice Art Fair may offer a few lessons.
The holidays are over — for now — and the art world has shifted back into gear. This week, look out for discussions of social media during Hurricane Sandy, gentrification in the Bronx, the philosophies of free museum admission, and much more.
MIAMI BEACH — Faile's Deluxx Fluxx is an artist-designed video arcade that taps the rich memories of childhoods spent communing with 8-bit graphics and quirky adventures.
The latest addition to that marriage of art and celebrity has been delivered to us in the form of the Kardashian Christmas card — not holiday card, mind you — as shot by David LaChapelle.
PORTLAND, Oregon — On a trip to Portland last month, I encountered a number of artists who use writing’s structures and processes to order performance behaviors. But for Lisa Radon, it’s reading, not writing, that serves as the moment of performance.
CHICAGO — What's it like to be on the other side of the mirror? Selfies are contemporary self-portraits shot through the reverse-mirror effect available through smartphones and webcams.
LOS ANGELES — Along with many people, my first introduction to Forrest Bess (1911–1977) occurred at the 2012 Whitney Biennial. Artist Robert Gober curated a one room show of Bess’s small-scale paintings alongside photographs and documents detailing his theories of pseudo-hermaphroditic transcendence and corresponding self-surgery.
OAKLAND, Calif. — A few weeks ago, I looked at contemporary African photography thanks to a terrific series from Dynamic Africa, one of my new favorite blogs. A great example of Tumblr's possibilities as a site for curation, it is the work of Funke M., a culture curator and observer based in South Africa and originally from Nigeria.
Joe Diebes, a composer and creator of “performance environments” showcased his latest piece BOTCH, part of his three-year artist residency at Manhattan's HERE Arts Center.
The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA) present Tracey Emin: Angel without You, the first American museum exhibition dedicated to the acclaimed British artist. On view December 4, 2013, through March 9, 2014, the exhibition is the first to focus on Emin’s use of neon, a medium that has played an essential role in the development of her practice.
French video and installation artist Laure Prouvost has been announced as the winner of the Tate's Turner Prize, given this year in Londonderry, UK.
This week, the price of art, China's rainbow hills, the strengths of the graphic novel, Vermeer's possible secret, the best Vines, and more.
Not to be outdone by OxfordDictionaries.com, which, as reported by Hyperallergic's Alicia Eler, has selected "selfie" as its new Word of the Year, Weekend Words respectfully centers on the self.
Vito Acconci is an underrated poet. Gilbert Adair is well worth reading. Rachel Adams is well worth reading. Etel Adnan is an underrated poet.
In a media-riddled world where images rapidly circulate, moving from momentary commodity (“gone viral”) to forgotten waste, Sangram Majumdar is interested in “what stays.”
In part 2 of this month, reviews of Arcade Fire, Miley Cyrus, Omar Souleyman, and Chance the Rapper.