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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

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Weekend Words: Chess

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"Chess can be described as the movement of pieces eating one another." The post Weekend Words: Chess appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Jens Lekman Cheers Up

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All sad singer-songwriters are alike, but Jens Lekman is an exception. The post Jens Lekman Cheers Up appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Pattern Recognition: Merion Estes Brings New Life to an Old World

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Merion Estes has developed works on paper and fabric that incorporate beautifully abstract images along with references principally to Japanese and Chinese art, but the art of other countries is evident as well. The post Pattern Recognition: Merion Estes Brings New Life to an Old World appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Revising on the Fly: Adjua Greaves in Performance

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In my many years of attending poetry readings, I’ve never encountered a performance technique quite like Greaves’ revisions. The post Revising on the Fly: Adjua Greaves in Performance appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Alan Felsenthal Emerges from His Song Cave and Sings to Us

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In all of his poems, you feel Felsenthal finding his way from word to word and from line to line: he is not trying to tell a story or replay an anecdote so much as go where the words and phrases, sounds and meanings, lead him. The post Alan Felsenthal Emerges from His Song Cave and Sings to Us appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Peter Acheson’s Argument with Painting

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Instead of thinking of Acheson’s works as paintings, I have come to think of them as battered talismans, unfinished letters, and broken odes to his heroes, many of whom are artists. The post Peter Acheson’s Argument with Painting appeared first on Hyperallergic.

All Ideas Are Not Equal

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What does it mean to depict anything? Is a point of view implied by straightforward depiction? Does it amount to (oh, shit) an endorsement? The post All Ideas Are Not Equal appeared first on Hyperallergic.

The Sweet Life: Carlo Dolci at the Davis Museum, Wellesley

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Dolci (1616-1686), like Michelangelo and Botticelli 150 years before him, worked in Florence in the employ of the Medici family. The post The Sweet Life: Carlo Dolci at the Davis Museum, Wellesley appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Gina Ruggeri’s “Maneuver X”

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Beginning around 2012, Ruggeri’s work underwent a shift, then an overhaul, then something like a transformation. The post Gina Ruggeri’s “Maneuver X” appeared first on Hyperallergic.

In Texas, Valton Tyler’s Unusual Art Conjures Up an Extraordinary World

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Tyler not only believes that his art-making prowess is a gift from God, and that he is merely the vehicle through which such a divine gift must be dutifully expressed, but he also regards his drawn or painted “shapes” as somehow alive. The post In Texas, Valton Tyler’s Unusual Art Conjures Up an Extraordinary World appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Painting on Message at the 2017 Whitney Biennial

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This year, the Whitney Biennial includes plenty of painting. And — for the most part — the painting is on message. It’s eccentric figuration with political content. The post Painting on Message at the 2017 Whitney Biennial appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Digging into the History of Cake at Mrs. Gallery

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Learn about the history of this many-layered dessert — and pick up a freshly baked cake art zine — on March 19 at the Maspeth, Queens gallery. The post Digging into the History of Cake at Mrs. Gallery appeared first on Hyperallergic...

Perform the Movements of a Santa Monica Neighborhood

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Brendan Fernandes has been studying people's movements in the area around 18th Street Arts Center. On March 18, he'll lead a workshop on what he's found. The post Perform the Movements of a Santa Monica Neighborhood appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Mourning Extinction with a Museum’s Animal Artifacts

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In Next of Kin at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, artist Christina Seely repurposes natural history specimens for an emotional exhibition about animal extinction. The post Mourning Extinction with a Museum’s Animal Artifacts appeared first on Hyperallergic.

A Photographer’s 16-Year Project to Capture the Contemporary Séance

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Shannan Taggart started photographing the mediums of Lily Dale in 2001, and for 16 years after has documented the séances and practices of modern Spiritualism. The post A Photographer’s 16-Year Project to Capture the Contemporary Séance appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Creative Responses to Trump’s Plan to End the National Endowment for the Arts

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It's only been a little over a day since Donald Trump formally proposed defunding the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, but already people in creative fields are responding, well, creatively. The post Creative Responses to Trump’s Plan to End the National Endowment for the Arts appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Peeping Through a Painted, Sculpted Jungle

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In Adrienne Elise Tarver's installation at Victori + Mo, the viewer is compelled to play the role of a voyeur peering through a jungle canopy. The post Peeping Through a Painted, Sculpted Jungle appeared first on Hyperallergic.

A Fanfare of Flags: Unwoven, Repurposed, Quilted, and Performed

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'State of the World' unfolds a complex dialogue about the symbolic, physical, conceptual, and material nature of the flag. The post A Fanfare of Flags: Unwoven, Repurposed, Quilted, and Performed appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Explore Japan’s Art and Design Treasures

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JAPAN 99+1: Traveling Through Art, Design, and Architecture is a newly released print and companion website of some of Japan’s best spots for the traveler looking beyond the typical tourist areas. The post Explore Japan’s Art and Design Treasures appeared first on Hyperallergic.

An Anthropological Look at Weapons of War as Objects of Art

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The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard explores centuries of weapons from around the world that double as works of art. The post An Anthropological Look at Weapons of War as Objects of Art appeared first on Hyperallergic.

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