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NYPD Crackdown Has Subway Performers Risking Jail Time

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Earlier this year, the New York Times reported that arrests on New York's subways were up 300% over 2013, the result of police commissioner Bill Bratton's zealous focus on the transit system as part of his approach to policing the c...

Official Resigns, Contract Withdrawn in Houston Public Art Fiasco

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

A major art commission in Houston has been suddenly placed on hold, prompting the resignation of a director at the Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) and causing an outcry in the city's art community, the Houston Chronicle reported.


2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Just because it's Thanksgiving this week, doesn't mean art takes a holiday.

From Hermitage Cats to a Chernobyl Safari, Anna Jermolaewa’s Counter Histories

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

By now the Hermitage cats, the troupe of feline pest control agents residing at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, are well known, but Anna Jermolaewa is providing some historical context for all the cuteness.

Evidence Points to Fresh Destruction of Yazidi Temples by Islamic State

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

New video and testimony has emerged of Yazidis who have returned to the village of Babila (also known as Babira and Babirah), which was occupied and devastated by the Islamic State. It documents the community's resumption of its life amidst the ruins of two temples.

Smithsonian: Exhibiting Cosby Collection “Does Not Imply Any Position on the Serious Allegations”

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

After last week's radio silence, the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art has released a new statement acknowledging the rape allegations against Bill Cosby.

St. Louis Museums Close Following Grand Jury Decision on Michael Brown Case

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Museums in St. Louis are closed today due to the protests that have been underway in the suburb of Ferguson since last night, when the grand jury in the Michael Brown murder case announced its decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson.

Artists Pick Artists: Des Lawrence

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

I crossed my fingers and wrote as persuasively as I could when asking Des Lawrence for an interview. The artist Tom Chamberlain, who picked him, warned me, "there's a possibility he might refuse; it's hard, but worth it, getting him to talk about his work." Indeed, there is nothing on the internet written or said by him. I know of nothing in print.

Celebrating Supercute: Hello Kitty Gets a Retrospective

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — The retrospective: it's standard fare in the museum world, a survey of an artist's work over some stretch of her career. In Los Angeles, however, I'm not sure if there's such a thing as "standard fare."


2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week, a liberated Regina Rex, queer classical nudes, Mr. Turner at the Museum of the Moving Image, the Brooklyn Night Bazaar, a retrospective of Xavier Le Roy, and much more.

Free Wi-Fi for NYC? Yes, After This Advertisement

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

New York City has unveiled a plan to replace its 7,302 pay phones with wireless internet hubs that will offer amenities including free Wi-Fi, free domestic phone calls, USB chargers, and, naturally, advertising space that is projected...Show More Summary

Frida Kahlo’s Studio and Garden Will Spring Up in New York

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Frida Kahlo will have her first solo show in New York City in more than 25 years, at the New York Botanical Garden, of all places.

The Met Museum Nets Major Collection of Outsider Art from the South

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Metropolitan Museum has just received gift of 57 works by African American artists from the southern United States from collector William Arnett's Souls Grown Deep Foundation.

Mexicans Burn Presidential Effigy in Protest

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Rather than the usual parties and celebratory parades, many Mexicans marked Revolution Day last Thursday by protesting the massacre of 43 students from Ayotzinapa in a vividly symbolic way: burning effigies of their leaders.

90 Human Rights Groups Call for Migrant Labor Reform in Gulf States

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Ahead of a meeting of labor ministers from Gulf and Asian states later this week, Human Rights Watch released a call for the reform of laws protecting migrant workers co-signed by 90 human rights organizations and unions worldwide.

The Fragments and Facsimiles of Nina Beier

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

LONDON — When you enter the first room of Nina Beier’s solo exhibition at David Roberts Art Foundation (DRAF), you encounter "Scheme" (2014), an enigmatic stack of green crates with vegetables scattered on the floor.

Feminists and WWII Museum Reach Armistice in Battle Over Controversial Statue

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

A French feminist organization has scored a partial victory in its petition to have a sculpture it claims is sexist removed from the exterior of the Mémorial de Caen, a World War II memorial and museum in the Lower Normandy city.

Draw Better Portraits with This Free Online Class from Craftsy

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Craftsy is offering a free online mini-class, Draw Better Portraits: Capturing Likeness, with guidance from renowned instructor Gary Faigin.

The Great Echo Park Carboard Box Art Feud of 2014

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — The art world is full of rivalries: add to this list Echo Park denizens Robin and Noodles.

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