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The Ambiguity of Films Left Unfinished

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An unfinished film can be any number of things.

Protesters Disrupt a BP-Sponsored Exhibition at the British Museum

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Art activist group BP or not BP? yesterday staged a double intervention at the British Museum to protest BP's sponsorship of Sunken cities, a new exhibition showcasing artifacts from two ancient, submerged Egyptian ports.

Iran Arrests Eight Models for Posting “Un-Islamic” Photos on Instagram

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Iran has arrested eight female models for posting photos on Instagram that authorities have deemed "un-Islamic."

The Visual Indulgences of Furniture Made from Scraps

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Stepping into Jessi Reaves’ show at Bridget Donahue gallery, I was at once slightly thrown by the sense of having entered a showroom display. For the New York-based artist’s first solo exhibition at the gallery, she has filled the room with an assortment of furniture: seemingly scattered arbitrarily in the expansive space are chairs, tables, shelves, […]

“Art Is a Demanding Mistress”: Carrie Mae Weems Delivers a Poetic Commencement Speech

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On Wednesday, at Manhattan's famed Radio City Music Hall, artist Carrie Mae Weems delivered a powerful commencement address to 1,100 graduates of the School of Visual Arts.

Yale’s Center for British Art Reopens Its Historic Louis Kahn Building

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At last week's reopening of the Yale Center for British Art, Matthew Hargraves, chief curator of art collections, called its Long Gallery "one of the great undiscovered spaces of the 20th century."

Resurrecting the First VR Installation to Cross the Atlantic

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HONG KONG — Maurice Benayoun’s new show at the Osage Gallery in Hong Kong, Just Dig It, consists of five latticed, skeletal metal sculptures capped by circular projector screens showing various 2D projections.

One Poem by Danniel Schoonebeek

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Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected one poem by Danniel Schoonebeek for his series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.

A Black American Artist Explores Her Refusal of Christianity

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“Direct Downward Cut at the Head; Overhand Knife Thrust”; “and where the blood ran fastest, there he whipped”; “To them God has appeared as a Negro”; "syntactical slips and breaks" — these are a sample of the bits of text affixed to the walls in Kameelah Janan Rasheed’s On Refusal.

Tracing Imaginary Lines and Fluid Borders in the Midst of a Migrant Crisis

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PARIS — Just outside the gates of the National Museum of the History of Immigration, an enormous, dreamy-faced, freestyle swimmer surges from the ground.

The Wooster Group Revisits Norman Mailer’s Attack on Feminism

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Disturbed, disruptive, and displayed across projectors and television screens, Norman Mailer infects the Performing Garage’s stage with his patented brand of misogynistic bravado.

Butterfly Ovaries and Cockroach Stomachs: Microphotographs as Art

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If it hadn't been for Carl Strüwe, a German graphic designer and self-taught photographer, the world may have never come to appreciate the unlikely beauty of a cockroach's stomach.

ArtRx LA

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LOS ANGELES — This week, a photographer provides a glimpse into the world of Southern hip-hop, a godfather of the Detroit art scene has a show at artist Henry Taylor's studio, the Women's Center for Creative Work hosts a screening of experimental film by Polish female artists, and more.

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney’s Restored Studio Opens for Public Tours

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When Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney set up her sculpture studio in Greenwich Village's MacDougal Alley, one 1907 newspaper headline blared: "Daughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt Will Live in Dingy New York Alley."

Crimes of the Art

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On this week’s art crime blotter: a psychedelic zebra sculpture was stolen and recovered, an arts organization shuttered following an embezzlement fiasco and lye attack, and vandals smashed a David Bowie painting.

Mel Chin Crowdfunds a Film About Climate Change, Featuring an Inuit Hunter and Poodles

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Artist Mel Chin's plan was to film an Inuit hunter racing through the streets of Paris on a sled pulled by seven fluffy white poodles, timing this vision of the Arctic in the French capital with the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21) in December of last year.

Watching Relationships Build and Unravel in Philip Johnson’s Glass House

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NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A man and a woman are separated by a grassy hill. He makes one movement — a snap, a jump — and she repeats it. They playfully signal to one another, flirting, perhaps like birds would do.

Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program Celebrates 25 Years with Spring Open Studios

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The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program is pleased to announce the annual open studio event with a reception for the artists on Friday, May 20, and continuing through the weekend, Saturday and Sunday May 21–22.

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