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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Pixels and Peas: A Supermarket Digital Drawing Odyssey

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LONDON — For those not already aware of its existence, Middle England is, in its way, as mythical as Middle Earth. But copies of the Daily Mail outnumber the elvish runes.

ArtRx NYC

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This week, you're invited to make a communal public artwork out of reusable materials, reflect on the strange fate of Evita's corpse, watch a cult film classic in a community garden, visit a police station turned street art gallery, and stop by Times Square to see a reenactment of a classic Alfred Jaar video work.

Tip of the Iceberg: The Vast Underbelly of the Art Market

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"It's really business as usual," announced one Fabian Bocart in today's New York Times, apropos the putative stability of the art market.

Reflections on the Yams Collective ArtTalk

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We asked attendees to send us responses to our ArtTalk with the Yams in whatever form they liked so we could compile them here, offering a taste of the event in the process.

David Bowie Is Everywhere

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BERLIN — It was impossible, having been born in the 1980s, not to memorize David Bowie's song with Queen, “Under Pressure” (1981), as well as Bowie’s first top-five hit, at age 22, “Space Oddity” (1969) — a song that went on to actually be the first played in space. But I never had a direct relationship with Bowie's music, the way I did with some of his contemporaries.

Graffiti and Street Artists Take Over a Historic NYC Police Station

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What do you get when you give over 65 street artists and graffiti writers free reign in a former police station? This.

Advice to Art Students

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Some of the most valuable lessons you learn in college aren't from textbooks.

Artists and Families Draw Attention to Death on the Roads of NYC

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Earlier this month the New York City sites of 12 pedestrian or bicyclist fatalities by cars were memorialized with stencils of wings and roses.

Kandinsky’s Cosmic Consciousness

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MILWAUKEE — In the foreword to the exhibition catalogue, Bernard Blistene and Alain Seban of the Centre Pompidou, Paris, glue together a new retrospective on Wassily Kandinsky with two words: “intrinsic coherence.”

A 20th-Century Kiowa Photographer Whose Work Shows Tradition in Transition

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For five decades at the beginning of the 20th century, Horace Poolaw photographed a Kiowa community in flux.

Required Reading

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This week, photography's truth, the media's numbness to torture, the clock of the Met Museum, mass art, a photo no one would publish, mistakes in Medieval English architecture, and more.

Weekend Words: Flag

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This week it was revealed that the masterminds behind the mysterious appearance of a white flag atop the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22nd were artists after all.

Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons and the Culture of Hyperbole

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Recently, I read a statement by Kenneth Turan, film critic for the LA Times, that struck a chord. As a poet and art critic, it is impossible to ignore the reams of exaggeration I am bombarded with on a daily basis, from blurbs attesting...Show More Summary

A Fundamental Rupture: ‘Itself Not So’ at Lisa Cooley

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An intriguing concept: how to create an art exhibition about the inability to communicate? That is what curator Rachel Valinsky has set out to do in Itself Not So, the current group show at Lisa Cooley on the Lower East Side, and for the most part, the selection she has made neatly vaults past the inherent paradox of the proposition.

More Now than Then: When Art Reaches Back

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The current group show at Canada, Anthropocene, casts a very wide net. The term, which means “new human,” is the name for the current geological period, which began with the transition from hunting-gathering to agriculture, leading to the foundation of formal societies.

Man Behind I NY Tries Branding Climate Change

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Global warming is a phrase that pops up just about everywhere, ensuring that we confront our planet's worsening climate changes. Designer Milton Glaser, however, is aiming to stress that the reality of the environmental situation is much worse than the term 'warming' would suggest.

Is the Push for Better Embassy Design Putting People at Risk?

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Some politicians are concerned that the new initiative to build better-designed United States embassies isn't just expensive, it's putting employees in danger.

Concerns Arise About Future of Important Warburg Art History Archive

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One of London's expansive resources of cultural and art history may face an uncertain future and is currently the center of controversy.

Unraveling the Mystery of a Couple’s Life in Photographs

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CHICAGO — Large, bright photographs currently fill Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, printed from Kodachrome slides that date to the 1950s and ’60s. The photographs were curated by artist Jeff Phillips but feature subjects unrelated to him — he stumbled upon the slides in 2011 at a second-hand store in St. Louis.

Art Movements

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Chapman Brothers censored in Rome, selfie concerns for London's National Gallery, a lost trove of African art in Missouri, and more from the week in art news.

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