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URL :http://hyperallergic.com/
Filed Under:Arts
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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

The Multiple Standpoints of Hassan Khan

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What may seem erratic, disparate, schizophrenic, and impatient might instead be read as a thoughtful, methodical, and relentless reconstruction of, as Hassan puts it, his process of defining the sum total of knowledge.

Jackson Pollock’s Renaissance Connection

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FLORENCE, Italy — The city of Florence is paying homage to Jackson Pollock, well-known for his all-over syncretistic paintings, by connecting his work to that of Michelangelo’s.

Why a Russian Nationalist Militia Took Over an Arts Center in the Ukraine

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An arts nonprofit in the Ukrainian region of Donetsk has found itself, and much of its collection, at the mercy of the Russian nationalist militia of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), an unrecognized self-declared body.

Artistic Revelations from Ancient Southeast Asia

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With Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, 5th to 8th Century, the Metropolitan Museum of Art once again proves its stature as a world-class museum — not just because of its collections, size, or location,Show More Summary

Marina Abramovi? Made a Film with … Adidas?

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First, there was the dance of death with Jay Z. Next was the confusing collaboration with Lady Gaga. Now, the grandmother of performance art has moved on to bigger and better brands things. Yes, for reasons unbeknownst to just about everyone, Marina Abramovi? has teamed up with Adidas to make a commercial short film about teamwork.

Stolen Matisse Returned to Venezuela

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A Matisse painting valued at $3 million was returned to Venezuela yesterday, after disappearing from an art museum there at least a decade prior, Reuters reported.

Painting Layered Portraits of Emotion

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CHICAGO — Greetings, Margot Bergman's fourth solo exhibition at Corbett vs. Dempsey, feels like a gesture to the gesture in its titular painting.

Delaware Art Museum Showcases Performance Art for the First Time

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This summer, the Delaware Art Museum explores performance art for the first time in its exhibition history.

Instagram Series Lampoons the Art World

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The deadbeat artist. The streetside genius. The greedy gallerist and vacuous collector. Spend much time in the often elite and mystifying art world, and you're bound to discover some truth in each stereotype. But if you'd rather not, just watch Artistically Challenged, a comedic new "television series" that launched July 1 on Instagram.

Dress as Fine Art: 19th-Century Self-Improvement Manuals

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In the 19th century, when books were more available to the public, titles on how to improve yourself were among the most prevalent. The New York Public Library's Art & Architecture Collection recently posted some of the more curious ones online.

ArtRx NYC

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This week, there's a lot of performance going on across New York, so we have prepared a shortlist of what is worth seeing. And may I suggest you check out the 10th Annual Hip-Hop Festival.

Bringing Back a Lost Museum

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In 1945, workers at Brown University's biology department were clearing out storage space when they stumbled on a giant trove of natural and ethnographic specimens and artifacts.

This Journal Is Not a Market

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LOS ANGELES — Here’s the problem: “It is how people come to see art as a tool, a flavor, or a device.” So says Charlie White, editor of The Enemy, a triannual online journal that publishes long-form essays on criticism, social science, poetry, celebrity, and other cultural interests.

3D Printing Coney Island’s Bygone Electric Eden

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Luna Park at Coney Island was an "electric Eden" of spindly towers and ornate architecture laced with some 250,000 lights. The amusement park was closed in 1944 after a catastrophic fire, and mostly photographs remain. To recapture some of the lost wonder, artist Fred Kahl is building a 3D-printed facsimile of Luna Park in miniature.

‘The Shining’ in Emoji Is Pretty Great

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Emoji translation is a fine art. The first masterpiece of the genre was undoubtedly Emoji Dick (aka Moby Dick in emoji) by Fred Benenson, but since then there have been varying degrees of success at translating the true essence of a text into a string of mostly adorable symbols.

Study Finds Making Art May Keep Our Brains Healthy

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We've all heard about art's psychological and physiological effects. Researchers have found, for instance, that a lunchtime jaunt to an art gallery can reduce work-related stress, and that creating art might even help cancer patients. But what about art's neurological impact — can picking up a paintbrush actually change your brain?

Extinct Feathers Flock Together at Smithsonian

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Once ubiquitous in North America, by 1914 the population of passenger pigeons had been reduced by relentless hunting to a single bird named Martha at the Cincinnati Zoo. When Martha herself was found dead in her cage on September 1 of that year, she was packed on 300 pounds of ice and rushed to the Smithsonian Institution for preservation.

Gallery Auctions Off Artworks to the Highest Emotional Bidder

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As those of us without mountains of money continue to gawk and gripe over the unceasingly exorbitant sums fetched by art auctions, a Swedish glassware brand has gone out on a limb and tried something different: auctioning off artworks to people who have the strongest physical reactions to them. Kosta Boda, a Swedish company that deals in both […]

Inside the Paris Home of a Founding Father of Electronic Music

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PARIS — Pierre Henry, aged father of electronic music, lives in a small house that also serves as his studio, in the twelfth arrondissement of Paris. I recently went there with a small group of people to hear one of his magnificent musique concrète concerts that he performs live from his studio mixing board.

Art and the Sisyphean Struggle

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The struggle itself is enough to fill an artist's heart.

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