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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Did Cooper Union Just Get a Second Chance?

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

They said it couldn't be done, but today's announcement by the Committee to Save Cooper Union (CSCU) suggests that the turmoil that has engulfed the beloved Manhattan university may be coming to an end.

Finding Refuge at a Ball-Pit Beach Inside a Museum

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

WASHINGTON, DC — If that video of pro surfer Mick Fanning’s near shark attack kept you out of the water this summer, you can still get some fin-free beach time in before Labor Day at the National Building Museum.

Crimes of the Art

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

On this week’s art crime blotter: a Spanish town replaces a prehistoric tomb with a picnic table, Cossacks destroy a Mephistopheles sculpture, San Francisco sues a graffiti writer, and more.

Found Photographs Show How Couples Light It Up During Chinese Weddings

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

There are nearly as many smokers in China as there are Americans in the United States. That staggering statistic might help explain the central role cigarettes play in traditional Chinese weddings.

From Beach Sandals to Ghost Nets, Artists Confront the Plastic Pollution of the Oceans

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The rotating current of the North Pacific Gyre contains in its ocean vortex a cloud of plastic debris constantly moving below the surface, a marine hazard nicknamed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

At Venice Biennale, Artists Stage a Pageant for Precarious Workers in Abu Dhabi

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

VENICE — When I arrived in Venice three weeks ago, I immediately headed to the tip of the Donsoduro to S.a.L.E. docks, a contemporary art space run by artist and activist Marco Baravalle. As part of its Biennale programming, the GULF Labor was set to have the Precarious Workers Pageant that evening.

ArtRx LA

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — This week, a group show tackles ocean pollution, a documentary on the photographer who shot Che screens, camp and kitsch comes to 356 Mission with the Seth Bogart Show, and more.

Discovery of an Ancient Greek Palace Reveals Fragments of a Lost Language

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on August 25 that since 2009, archaeologists at a Mycenaean palace on Aghios Vassilios Hill on Greece's Sparta plain have unearthed numerous artifacts.

How the Photography of Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams Told the Story of Japanese American Internment

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

After photographing families and other residents being led into “assembly centers” in the central and coastal cities of California and the county seats of Salinas, Stockton, Turlock, and San Bruno, photographer Dorothea Lange turned her camera to southern California, towards the first concentration camp to open for residents of Japanese descent.

Protect Yourself from Unwanted Photographs with This Hoodie

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Attention shoppers: are you tired of paparazzi following you around, taking bright flash pictures and selling them to tabloids?

An Installation that Squeezes the Art Out of Painting

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

PARIS — Soon, the desire for art that distinguishes itself from pop culture might become like how drugs used to be: a transgressive, covert endeavor.

ArtRx NYC: Summer Day Trips

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Today may be September 1, but it's not Labor Day yet, so you've still got one week left to act like you're on summer break.

Two Israeli Artists Confront the Politics and Prejudice of Mourning

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Earlier this month, artist Romy Achituv and writer Illana Sichel responded to the recent bouts of violence against Jewish Israelis and West Bank Palestinians with a poster project that uses a stark Israeli graphic language of mourni...

The Pre-Columbian Origins of Mexico’s Modernist Architecture

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

In his monograph Pyramid, published by Toluca Éditions, photographer Pablo López Luz explores the pre-Columbian influence on modernist architecture in Mexico.

#BlackLivesMatter Street Signs Coming to New York This Fall

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

A new set of "Black Lives Matter" street signs carrying some provoking messages will appear in New York City in October.

The True Report of a Former Getty Curator Lost in Scandal

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Hamlet thought he could do it. The prince believed he could exert control over the narrative of his life’s major events and the part he played in their grim culmination. After dispatching the king and queen, with his last few breaths he declares, “the rest is silence.” Of course it is not. Horatio, Fortinbras and […]

Printing a Poem on an Orchard’s Apples

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The apples in Seattle's Piper's Orchard will ripen this summer and fall with words from a 26-section poem printed on their skin.

William Kentridge Plans Massive, Vanishing Mural in Rome

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

In April 2016, South African artist William Kentridge will unveil “Triumphs and Laments,” a 550-meter (~1,804 feet) frieze along the embankment of Rome’s Tiber River.

How a Set of Rediscovered 19th-Century Japanese Doors Leads to Frank Lloyd Wright

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Last week, a trio of late-19th-century Japanese sliding door paintings, originally believed to be missing or destroyed, finally emerged after years spent hidden in a Chicago Park District storage facility.

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