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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.
LONDON — The conversation of war has dwindled.
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 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.
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.
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.
"I like art about art. I think many people pussyfoot around this issue."
DETROIT — How often is an artist willing to introduce an element of chance to her solo gallery opening?
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.
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.
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.
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.
On this week’s art crime blotter: Russians rob Pierre Soulages, another dog sculpture scampers off, antiquities dealer busted selling loot, and more.
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.
The characters of novels often know things the reader doesn’t.
One of the more promising avenues that Postmodernism explored was to seek out the nether regions that Modernism forgot.
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.
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.
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.
LOS ANGELES — In the end, I find David Hartt’s exhibition, Interval, produced by LA>