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URL :http://hyperallergic.com/
Filed Under:Arts
Posts on Regator:7826
Posts / Week:39.9
Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

ArtRx LA

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This week we've got a Dada-inspired group show, an affordable art moving sale, a communal Jewish-Arab meal, colorful 1970s porno paintings, and more!

Disinterring the Lost Glamor of Grief

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Grief hit what may be its peak of glamor between 1815 and 1915. The devastating losses of the Civil War, suppression of women's rights, and Victorian and Edwardian affinity for the macabre resulted in generations of widows spending years in their dour "weeds."

Who Blew Up the Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Deir el-Zour?

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Fifty days after the destruction of the Armenian Genocide Martyrs' Memorial Church in Deir el-Zour, Robert Fisk has reported it in the Independent, but his article is riddled with peculiarities, mistakes, and historical inconsistenc...

Free Art Class and Portfolio Review at National Academy School’s November 13 Open House

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Join the National Academy School for an open house on Thursday, November 13 from 6-8 PM. Bring your portfolio for review by professional artists, take part in an open drawing or sculpting workshop, and tour the school’s studio and gallery spaces at this free event open to artists of all levels.

Elephant Water Clock Among 25,000 Pages of Medieval Arabic Scientific Manuscripts

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A new online portal created by the British Library and Qatar Foundation features 25,000 pages of medieval Arabic manuscripts centered on the history of science.

Strutting Between the Gorgeous and the Absurd

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There’s something almost campy about a peacock. When it gets angry, the male bird's plumes prickle up like a fan, and it lets out an unpleasant, guttural screech.

How Hungary’s Painted Homes Rebelled Against the Socialist System

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As a reaction to the bleak uniformity of suburban housing in post-war Hungary, many homeowners painted their houses in vibrant designs.

ArtRx NYC

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This week, kinetic cinema, fuck paintings, drones, art inspired by Ebony and Jet, a queer birthday party, cemeteries in Kyrgyzstan, and more. In other words, just another week in NYC.

Photographing the Mexican American Experience

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A photographer of Mexican American life is raising funds for a new exhibition in Austin, Texas.

A New Guide to New York’s Subterranean Art

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There are over 250 art projects lodged in the transit infrastructure of New York City. Some are garish or grand mosaics that cover whole subway tunnels, others you might walk by for years without recognition. A new book compiles them in a guide to city's subterranean galleries.

Hunger Strike Averted as Turkey Ups Art and Heritage Jobs

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"We're at the end of our tether with the employment of one percent of archaeologists. If there is not just employment in 2014, [there will be a] hunger strike," said archaeologist Binnur Çelebi on April 5.

“Naturally Hypernatural” Conference at SVA Explores the Meaning of Nature in the 21st Century

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Naturally Hypernatural: Visions of Nature is an interdisciplinary conference investigating the fluctuating “essences” of “nature” and the “natural” in the 21st century.

Shattered “Adam” Is Born Anew at the Metropolitan Museum

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One of the greatest Renaissance sculptures outside of Europe has been restored after a devastating fall in 2002 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Conflict Kitchen’s Palestinian Programming Under Siege

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Conflict Kitchen, the social practice eatery in Pittsburgh, has come under fire from the Israel advocacy organization B'nai B'rith International over its current programming on Palestine.

Deadline For Application to VCU Painting and Printmaking MFA Program: January 15, 2015

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VCUarts Painting + Printmaking MFA programs provide superb opportunities for artists to work, reflect, experiment and study. Graduate students are both supported and challenged by an informed and engaging community of artists and scholars.

Finding Community in the Picture Windows of Paris

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Anonymity can be comfortable, though, which is why — for many of us at least — the desire to connect rarely propels us beyond a voyeuristic curiosity about the neighbors.

Contemporary Fresco That’s Off the Wall

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It isn’t often one comes across fresco paintings in art galleries, the last time I remember seeing a sizable number was the “Rooms” section of the Francesco Clemente retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum in 1999.

Brooklyn Art Center Uses Airbnb to Fund Its Programming

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We've all heard — perhaps even grown tired of hearing — of art organizations raising money on Kickstarter, but what about fundraising on Airbnb?

The Women Tagging and Painting the Streets of Bogotá

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BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Here, where graffiti is classified as a violation rather than a crime, street artists do not have to hide. Bright murals, often uncompromisingly political, cover public walls, as well as those of home and business owners who, understanding the value (cultural and financial), allow their own properties to be used as a canvas.

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