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Two Writers Artspeak Their Way Through #AskaCurator Day

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We've become accustomed to the usual art institution social media feeds that remind us of artist birthdays, collection highlights, upcoming events, and the other static in our art-filled lives. OK, that's harsh, but you know what I mean.

Meet the Newest Class of UConn’s MFA Studio Art Program

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Meet the newest class of the “best kept secret” MFA Studio Art program in the country, UConn’s graduate studio art program.

Reflections from Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter

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"We were a congregation of red-beaded necklace adorners, velveteen ushers, rattlers, and clenched-fist praise dancers."

Mourners from Around the Globe Gather to Share Our Traditions of Grief

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As a New York gravedigger once succinctly put it to me: “We all have dead.” No person is isolated from loss.

Glimpsing the Evolution of Glass Lenses in Three Centuries of Microscopes

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CORNING, NY — To closely inspect the evolution of the microscope, the Corning Museum of Glass is highlighting the lens-making behind the optical tool.

The Salvaged Belongings of a 1980s Punk Drummer

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MINNEAPOLIS — Nostalgia for the Minneapolis music scene of the 1980s has been at somewhat of a fever pitch of late.

How Daniel Buren’s Institutional Critique Became Institutional Chic

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PARIS — Lacking any discernible content outside of context, the translucent, cheery façade of Daniel Buren’s "Observatory of Light” (2016) at the Foundation Louis Vuitton is another example of how once-radical conceptual artists have become co-opted and turned into spiffy designer-decorators.

Theaster Gates Contemplates What Creates and Destroys Communities

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MILAN — Following the major economic crises in Europe and the US, political art has become increasingly visible in those parts of the world. At the same time, it’s become increasingly difficult to ignore questions about the art’s actual effectiveness.

Misunderestimated Painter George W. Bush Is Releasing an Art Book

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As part of a continuing effort to paint over his legacy as a war criminal and the worst US president ever, George W. Bush will soon publish an art book.

Five New Presses and One Tattoo Parlor at Printed Matter’s 2016 NY Art Book Fair

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Opening tomorrow, Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair is an annual sprawl of the printed word, from scrappy zines to rare editions of avant-garde art books.

Gathering the Work of Guyanese Artists Far from Home

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I visited Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, to see Un l Fixed Homeland less because of the ideas behind it and more because it features a group of Guyanese artists I didn't know — artists I thought might offer diverse views of history, memory, perception, and documentation.

First Faculty Lockout in US College History Bars Art Profs from Classes and Studios

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Since Long Island University locked out the roughly 400 members of the faculty union from its Brooklyn campus on August 31, printmaking professor Hilary Lorenz has not been able to ride her bicycle.

Sexism and the Canon: Three Female Artists Reflect on ‘Women of Abstract Expressionism’

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DENVER — The paintings in Women of Abstract Expressionism at the Denver Art Museum are rich with emotion, monumental in scale, and totally original.

“Conversations at Moore” Opens 2016–17 Series with Sculptor Garth Evans and Artist Julia Klein

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Always insightful, “Conversations at Moore” will open its 2016-17 series on Tuesday, September 20 with “On Sculpture with Garth Evans and Julia Klein.”

Choosing Between a Folk Artist’s Story and His Work

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Ronald Lockett believed in magic. So said sculptor Kevin Sampson during a talk in July at the American Folk Art Museum.

An Unlikely East-West Collaboration in 1830s Portraits of Tumor Patients

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Guangzhou, then called Canton by Westerners, was the only Chinese port open to foreign trading until the Opium Wars of the 19th century, and it became a rare hub of direct interactions between the two cultures. One of these resulted in a surprisingly moving series of paintings portraying bodies disfigured by tumors.

Preserving the Stories Behind Painstakingly Compiled Collections

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To most people, fossilized candy, hairballs, and animal bones belong in the trash, but for Yuji Agematsu, such detritus deserves preservation for posterity.

The Story of Charles Darwin’s Artist

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Some of the most iconic illustrations of Darwin's Theory of Evolution are the Galapagos Finches.

A Maya Codex Found in a Cave Is Authentic, Researchers Say

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In the 1960s, looters searching a cave in Chiapas, Mexico, came across a rare, ancient codex rich with illustrations of weapon-wielding deities.

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