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Blog Post Archive

Contemplating Perfection and Imperfection at Dia:Beacon

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A visit last weekend to Dia:Beacon, the vast repository of Minimalist art on the east bank of the Hudson River, brought home once more the complexities and contradictions of a movement whose goal was to be as plain as the nose on your face.

Sin Like It’s the 16th Century in a Game that Remixes Renaissance Art

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Forgive me, for I have sinned. I peeped at a lady’s ankle through an open window and carved an idol in my own image. Luckily it was all a game, although for my poor character in Four Last Things, which is animated with visuals from Renaissance paintings, the judgment was harsh and appropriately Boschian — although my damnation was much […]

A Compendium of Tiny Architecture, from Humorous to Humanitarian

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Skyscrapers in Dubai, Zaha Hadid-designed stadiums, and Damien Hirst's private accommodations are impressive for their sheer size, but bigger isn't always better.

Aerial Views of Where America’s Grid Bends to the Curvature of the Earth

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As any traveler who's gazed out the window of an airplane while flying over the United States knows, the grid reigns.

Ancient Obsidian Tools Were Used for Tattooing, Archaeologists Find

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You may find stick-and-pokes an intense form of tattooing, but the use of needles, safety pins, or other common sharp objects doesn't look quite so rough when you consider that ancient Melanesians inked themselves with volcanic glas...

A Life in Activism and Comics: An Interview with Joyce Brabner

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CLEVELAND HEIGHTS — There's a good chance that if you think you know Joyce Brabner, you're picturing actress Hope Davis.

In Ireland, a Biennial Examines the Vestiges of Empire

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LIMERICK, Ireland — Still (the) Barbarians is the bold title for this year’s EVA International Biennial in Limerick.

An Art Historical Perspective on the Baton Rouge Protest Photo that Went Viral

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This past Saturday, protesters gathered in Baton Rouge to protest the death of Alton Sterling, an African American man shot to death while being arrested by white police officers.

Art Movements

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This week in art news: rediscovered sketches by van Gogh's doctor suggest that the artist cut off his entire ear, David Bowie’s art collection headed to auction, and Shepard Fairey created a stylized version of Jonathan Bachman's viral Black Lives Matter photograph.

Learning Little from John Cage’s Letters

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Some of us didn’t need letters from him, because he trusted us to do what we did without requiring his instruction or encouragement.

Two Colossal Hellenistic Statues Will Stay at the Met for Two More Years

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A couple of ancient giants are extending their American debut by two years.

The History of Life-Sized, Fully Dissectible “Anatomical Venuses”

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In the 18th century, medical students and the general public learned about the insides of the human body through a tool that to 21st-century eyes likely appears shocking or offensive.

Liberal Artists Don’t Need Orgasms, and Other Findings from OkCupid

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Could your Neil Gaiman book collection reveal something about both your political leanings and your willingness to squeal like a dolphin during sex if your partner asked?

Gavel Gavel, Your Art’s a Success: David Bowie’s Collection Heads to Auction

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We've heard his music and seen his own artworks, but the personal art collection of David Bowie has remained largely hidden from the public eye.

Trying (and Failing) to Make Painting Great Again

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Here’s the thing about the Make Painting Great Again exhibition at Canada Gallery: I honestly dislike it.

Giant Sculpture of Monk’s Head Freaks Out Thai Buddhists

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Under construction outside the Baan Pho temple in Chacheongsao, east of Bangkok, this new monument will be the biggest of the many Luang Pu Thuat sculptures, at 55 feet tall (~16.8m).

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