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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

An Architectural Competition to Reimagine the World’s Most Remote Human Settlement

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Despite an active volcano, intense winds, and a location 10 days by boat from its nearest neighbor, Edinburgh of the Seven Seas — the most remote human settlement in the world — has endured for nearly two centuries.

Hyperallergic and Walker Art Center Partner for Superscript Blog Mentorship Program

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To put ideas discussed at the Superscript arts journalism and criticism conference into practice, Hyperallergic is partnering with the Walker Art Center to announce the Superscript Blog Mentorship.

The Radical Art of Archiving Performance, as Practiced by Martha Wilson

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The day after I went to go see the Martha Wilson: Downtown and Performing Franklin Furnace exhibitions in New York City, a friend brought me to a lecture-performance by Carolee Schneemann at a raw gallery space in Tribeca run by Hunter College.

A Video Game Lets You Navigate Giorgio de Chirico’s Surreal Cityscapes

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With their long shadows and lonely colonnades, Giorgio de Chirico’s paintings possess a strange allure. I've always wondered what it would be like to wander through them.

Drawings of a Ladies’ Man: Impressions of Leonard Cohen

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Alongside his prolific career as a singer-songwriter, Leonard Cohen has been a poet, a novelist, a monk in Los Angeles, and, perhaps most obscurely, an artist.

Douglas Coupland Wants to Give You Brain Orgasms

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"I like art about art. I think many people pussyfoot around this issue."

An Artist Turns Invasive Plants into Paper Sculptures

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DETROIT — How often is an artist willing to introduce an element of chance to her solo gallery opening?

Wim Wenders Trains His Lens on a Photojournalist

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Wim Wenders co-directed The Salt of the Earth, a portrait of Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado, with Salgado’s son, Juliano Ribeiro. The film is both a comprehensive portrait of Salgado’s work and a meditation on the vocation of photojournalism.

In a New Residency, Artists Make Work by Volunteering

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The small, circular portrait features the face of a man in gold. Creases cut through his forehead, and patches of hair line his thick lips.

Rogue Light Artists Revive Brooklyn’s Lost Edward Snowden Monument

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After an unauthorized sculpture bust of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was installed and quickly removed in Brooklyn's Fort Greene Park, the Illuminator shone a ghostly version onto its empty pedestal.

ArtRx LA

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LOS ANGELES — This week, there's a talk on data-based feminist art, a walkthrough of the first retrospective of photographer Brian Weil, group shows inspired by Sartre and string theory, and more.

Crimes of the Art

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On this week’s art crime blotter: Russians rob Pierre Soulages, another dog sculpture scampers off, antiquities dealer busted selling loot, and more.

Where Are the Women of Color in New Media Art?

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Not long ago I wrote an article celebrating the work being done by cyberfeminist collective Deep Lab. After the piece was published, a writer, curator, and friend wrote to me to express concerns about the lack of women of color artists in the group.

Painted Glimpses of the Lives of Fictional Characters

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The characters of novels often know things the reader doesn’t.

Contradictory Patterns and Decorative Illusions

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One of the more promising avenues that Postmodernism explored was to seek out the nether regions that Modernism forgot.

ArtRx NYC

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This week, artists lend a hand to ALS research, Björk fans get together to discuss the Museum of Modern Art exhibition, avant-garde sound art is audible in Queens, 3D printing is under discussion in Greenpoint, and much more.

Undermined by Mining, Swedish Town Plans to Move Two Miles East

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Kiruna, Sweden, must move or be destroyed. The state-run LKAB iron ore mine that founded the town in 1900 has dug so far below its streets, residents have to move or risk plunging into the earth.

In an Exhibition of Miniatures, the Good, the Bad, and the Lego

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From 18th-century dollhouses and contemporary architectural maquettes to ancient Egyptian reliquary artifacts, taking pleasure from peering down on diminutive worlds seems to be a universal human delight.

From a Former Flower Shop in LA to the Ends of the Earth

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LOS ANGELES — In the end, I find David Hartt’s exhibition, Interval, produced by LA>

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