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A Few Reasons Why Poets Love Bruce Conner

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Bruce Conner (1933-2008) was a protean artist, who achieved something that is unlikely to be equaled anytime soon: he reinvented himself in every medium he took up, while remaining true to his perfectionist impulses.

From Grief to Action: Patricia Cronin on Her ‘Shrine for Girls’

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

If you make the pilgrimage to the Venice Biennale this year, among the many artistic spectacles you will encounter is an actual shrine.

Painted Dirt and Folded Canvas: Elena del Rivero’s ‘Letter from Home’ 

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

As one enters Elena del Rivero’s exhibition, Letter from Home: a rendez-vous, at the Josee Bienvenu Gallery (April 16 – May 23, 2015), three 72-by-72 inch canvases hang in folds, like towels on hooks, on the center wall.

Speaking the Language of Paint: Karen Schwartz at Life on Mars

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The paintings in Karen Schwartz’s show at Life on Mars are big, bold semi-abstractions that skate along the edge of chaos.

Historian Cracks a Code and Discovers a Possible Portrait of Shakespeare

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

"I know a bank where the wild thyme blows," William Shakespeare wrote in a stanza from A Midsummer Night's Dream.

California Artists Address Coast-to-Coast Political Struggles

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

What goes West must always return East because New York is still the center of the American art market.

Why I Don’t Buy the Premise of Christoph Büchel’s Icelandic Mosque Pavilion

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

I've been hesitant to embrace Christoph Büchel's project for the Icelandic Pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale from the beginning.

Which Artist Will Grace England’s New £20 Bill?

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Bank of England has announced that a visual artist will grace the new £20 bill.

Art Movements

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week in art news: A mural was unveiled to coincide with Ireland's same-sex marriage referendum, New York's City Council passed a bill that requires open hearings on public art projects, and the FBI published a (heavily redacted) selection of its files on Buckminster Fuller.

New French Report Zooms In on Field of Photography

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Anecdotally, most people would probably agree that photography has changed more dramatically over the last 15 years than any other sector of visual art.

Welcome the Participants for the Superscript Blog Mentorship

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

We're very excited to introduce you to the three writers who will be joining us at Superscript.

Soaking in the Materiality of the Vatican

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

For those who can't travel to the Vatican, a photographic series by Massimo Listro offers a chance to wander imaginatively through its halls.

A Film Portrait of the “Doomsday Vault” that Guards Our Agricultural Biodiversity

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

On a Norwegian island 810 miles south of the North Pole is a safety net for an agricultural crisis.

Why a White Poet Should Not Be Attempting to Reclaim the “N-Word”

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Both literature and visual art share a common concern: they continue to grapple with questions of inclusion and diversity, and in many ways have done a poor job of righting the long-standing wrongs of white men who have dominated the landscape since forever.

Sum of the Arts

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Number of figures Edward Hopper posed for in his 1942 painting "Nighthawks" = 2

Members of the Illuminator Sue NYPD for False Arrest, First Amendment Retaliation

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week members of the Illuminator Art Collective filed a lawsuit in the Federal Court for the Southern District of New York alleging false arrest and improper seizure of their property by the NYPD's Central Park Precinct.

El Anatsui Goes to School

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

KINDERHOOK, NY — “The School,” Jack Shainman’s splendid gallery in Kinderhook, NY, is about to blow its own roof off. The power of the El Anatsui retrospective, opening on May 17, is palpable and deeply moving. The exhibition shows works reaching back from the 1970s to 2014. Included are works in clay, photography, drawings wood, and […]

Iceland’s Mosque Pavilion at the Venice Biennale Will Be Shut Down

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Venetian officials plan to close the Icelandic Pavilion of the 2015 Venice Biennale, which featured a working mosque that was part of an art work by Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel.

Four Years Later, Man Still Fighting Facebook for Censoring Courbet’s “Origin of the World”

5 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

It's been more than four years since French teacher Frédéric Durand-Baïssas, after posting a link to a documentary about Gustave Courbet's "L'Origine du Monde" (1866) on Facebook, returned to the social network to find the post removed and his profile suspended.

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