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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Solid and Perilous

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Gary Petersen’s skewed geometric paintings call forth analogies to music and architecture, a realm of vertical intervals and diagonal supports spliced into a precarious balance.

Light Shining through Sharp Edges

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Austrian painter Tillman Kaiser does something unexpected and frankly welcome. Rather than accept that painting is used up or on life support, Kaiser opens up the discourse through the use of egg tempera (a medium dating back to Egyptian mummy portraits) on photograms (a 20th-century invention) mounted on wood.

Knowledge About a Thing: Carroll Dunham’s Drawings

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Drawings 1982-96 is a modestly titled but very revealing exhibition of drawings by Carroll Dunham, the bulk of which had been owned by Illeana Sonnabend, the artist’s New York gallerist from 1988 to 1994.

K-Popsicle: Gfriend, Taemin, Red Velvet, Mamamoo

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Faced with the choice between genuine American pop music and the perfect facsimiles crafted by foreign scientist-geniuses running computer algorithms on said pop music (you think I’m exaggerating; read John Seabrook), I’d still pick the American stuff.

‘Southern Accent’ Is a Revolutionary Exploded Diagram of Southern Identity in Contemporary Art

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

As a lifelong resident of the South who often has cause to talk to people from elsewhere, I find that my accent is a recurring topic of conversation. Someone will wonder why I don’t have one, and seem astonished. Someone else will retort, “What are you talking about? He totally has one!” and seem amused.

“The Point at Which All Ideas Fall Apart”: Fred Sandback’s Grand Illusions

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Fred Sandback could be considered, and not without reason, as the purest and most unsparingly geometric member of a rigorously formalist generation, a cohort that included Donald Judd, Dan Flavin, Richard Serra, and Sol LeWitt.

Waiting to Pee in “America,” the Gold Toilet at the Guggenheim

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

While waiting in line to pee in “America,” a toilet cast in 18-karat gold and installed in a Guggenheim Museum bathroom, I ran into my friend Fritz Mead, who lives in a shack he built himself out of scrap wood in a backyard next to a skate bowl he also built himself.

This Nude Statue of Donald Trump Could Be Yours!

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

One of the infamous nude Trump sculptures that street art collective INDECLINE recently planted across the country could be yours to keep and hand down as a historic, horrific family keepsake.

Torpedoing the Masculinity of Military Power

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Marianne Vitale’s exhibition at Invisible-Exports, Equipment, cannily alludes to the preening masculine vanity that comes to the surface through the machinery of military power.

Rebooting a Landmark Series of Art and Technology Collaborations

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The first large-scale art and technology collaborations that occurred in the United States are not as legendary as, for example, the 9th Street Show that launched the New York School of Abstract Expressionism, but they should be.

The Captivating Choreography of Emergency Drills

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Emergency evacuation drills, though necessary, are a pain.

Shoddy Restoration Smooths Over a Stretch of China’s Great Wall

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

How do you repair crumbling, centuries-old sections of the Great Wall of China?

Why Eileen Myles Spent a Week Living on the Streets of New York

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

"To spend this time was to enter a fear and let it come over me. I liked begging. But of course it wasn’t my life."

How Long Did It Take to Write Some of the World’s Most Popular Books?

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Amateurs may think that inspiration drives artistic production, but professionals know the muses are rarely to blame for creative clogging.

Sculptures that Abstract the Data of Income Inequality

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

I should like the exhibition Measures of Inequity by the artists Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens at the International Studio and Curatorial Program.

The Sad Story of the Last Cop on the Moon

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

In Tom Gauld’s new graphic novel, Mooncop — published by Drawn & Quarterly — the age of the moon has waxed and waned.

Art Movements

18 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week in art news: Ai Weiwei's lawyer was jailed for 12 years, a fire tore through Stockholm's Royal Institute of Art, and a statue of Vladimir Lenin was removed from the East Village.

The Bird-Based Color System that Eventually Became Pantone

19 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

WASHINGTON, DC — An effort to describe the diversity of birds led to one of the first modern color systems.

Gowanus Artists Are Evicted from Building, and Trash Pickup Suddenly Halts

19 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Garbage has been piling up for weeks in the halls of 112 2nd Avenue.

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