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The Nostalgic Glow of New York City’s Remaining Historic Neon Signs

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Neon and New York City had their ups and downs over the 20th century, from the glowing signage being an innovative advertisement in the 1920s and '30s, to already telegraphing seediness with its flickering in the 1940s and '50s.

A Photojournalist’s Previously Unpublished Images of Fidel Castro’s Cuba in the 1960s

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“What would your State Department say if they knew you had been kept incommunicado in the Sierra Maestra with [me] for three days?” Fidel Castro asked Lee Lockwood, an American photojournalist, during a rare, smoke-filled seven-day interview in 1965.

The Underground Press and Its Extraordinary Moment in US History

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What if the history of an era were stocked away in an attic, waiting for our attention?

From a Pineapple to a Six-Pack, 23 Buildings that Resemble the Things They Sell

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A combination of roadside attraction novelty and greater architectural freedom resulted in some very strange 20th-century buildings.

Why Were So Many Women Excluded from the History of Abstract Expressionism?

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In the fourth episode of the Hyperallergic Podcast we focus on the Women of Abstract Expressionism exhibition at the Denver Art Museum.

ArtRx LA

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LOS ANGELES — This week, the filmmaker Guillermo del Toro shares his creative process at the Los Angeles County of Museum Art (LACMA), Visitor Welcome Center sets up a unique artistic exchange, four artists mine "the depths of Brown creativity/identity," and more.

Democracy, Art, and the Frustrations of Populism

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Art exhibitions concerned with politics are very much of the moment.

Crimes of the Art

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On this week’s art crime blotter: a punk rocker righted the gender imbalance in an exhibition on the genre's history, two Monets were seized from a Malaysian businessman accused of fraud, and a court ordered artist Orlan to pay Lady Gaga $22,000.

The Legacy of Activist, Author, and Indian Modernist Artist K. G. Subramanyan

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On June 29, K. G. Subramanyan, a deeply influential figure within the modern and contemporary Indian art world, passed away at the age of 92.

Weekend Words: Plagiarism

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"Art is either plagiarism or revolution."

The Men Who Dress Like Sex Dolls

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Several years ago, while doing research for a photography project on hyperrealistic sex dolls, artist Daniel Handal learned about female maskers: a fetish community of men who dress up as living dolls, wearing latex bodysuits and ma...

The Two Faces of Grace Jane

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Margot Bergman paints boldly simplified portraits of women on top of found paintings, which she salvages from flea markets.

New Media Artists Mourn Tekserve, a Tech Oasis in New York

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Many New Yorkers were sad to hear of Tekserve’s imminent closing, especially artists who work in new media, video, or otherwise incorporate the use of Apple products into their practices.

An Artist and Amateur Scientist Who Painted Animal Camouflage and Angels

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Before coming across an unusually calligraphic painting of a mountain, Williams College Museum of Art Curator Kevin Murphy considered the turn-of-the-century artist Abbott Handerson Thayer "a one slide guy," a man known for portraits of placid angels, who in an art history class might get one mention and then be forgotten.

Required Reading

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This week, digitizing the Library of Congress, conceptual art in Britain, the context for Hellenistic art, the five genders of Native American cultures, pomo ethics, and more.

The Shelf Life of Political Art

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Tucked into a side wall at Postmasters Gallery in Tribeca, as part of a handsome group show called Grayscale, there are five new drawings by William Powhida, one of which is titled “Is Donald Trump an Existential Threat? Or Just A Major Asshole…”

ArtRx NYC

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This week, the city hosts an animation block party, a small press flea, and a poetry festival. Plus, don't miss Hyperallergic's panel on art and propaganda, a look at the latest projects in art and tech, and more.

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