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URL :http://hyperallergic.com/
Filed Under:Arts
Posts on Regator:7868
Posts / Week:40
Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

The Topic is Change, and Artist Robert Waters Sweats It Out

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TOKYO — Robert Waters is a 40-year-old Canadian conceptual artist who was born and brought up near Toronto. Later he lived in Mexico City, where he explored the rituals, beliefs and symbols associated with colonial and post-colonial Mexico’s variety of Roman Catholicism.

Moving Targets: The Invisible Hand of Hans Haacke

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David H. Koch, the left’s favorite low-hanging fruit, is the subject of Hans Haacke’s latest jeremiad on the state of institutional culture, an installation called “The Business Behind Art Knows the Art of the Koch Brothers” (2014), which takes aim at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s newly unveiled and much-pilloried David H. Koch Plaza.

50 Shades of Art Whoredom

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To call Ryder Ripps's "ARTWHORE" project provocative is an understatement.

Advocating for Glow-in-the-Dark Roads with Vincent van Gogh

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A glow-in-the-dark bike route inspired by Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Night" debuted this week in the Netherlands. It's part of a larger vision to illuminate infrastructure with solar energy captured during the day.

A Philadelphia Library Sues Maurice Sendak’s Estate

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Throughout his life, Where the Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak made no distinction between writing for adults and writing for children. Now the courts will have their say.

Harun Farocki and Antje Ehmann Arrive at Work

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BOSTON — Two factory doors swing open and a rabble emerges. French workers literally stream out into the world in a seemingly choreographed departure after a long day at work.

Smithsonian Plans $2 Billion Overhaul

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Leaking roofs. Bad plumbing. Through-the-roof electricity bills. We've all experienced them, and the 168-year-old Smithsonian Institution is no different. This week, it announced a $2 billion dollar plan to bring its museums and gardens into the 21st century.

Art Movements

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This week in art news: Money, Money, Money. Over $1 billion was spent on contemporary art this week. Christie's and Sotheby's turned down an interview with NPR for their report on the American Royalties Too Act (A.R.T.), and the world's biggest art collector passed away.

The Interlaced Layers of Tamara Gonzales

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The Brooklyn-based painter Tamara Gonzales works with spray paint and lace to create digital, optical, urban, and electric paintings.

An Astronaut’s Photographs of our Planet’s Beauty and Mutilations

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Astronaut photography has been influential on the perception of our planet almost since the first space missions.

Art Collective Sues German Politician for Libel: “It Is About Freedom of Art”

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The German art collective known as the Center for Political Beauty (CPB) doesn't mess around.

A Pigment Library That Launched American Art Conservation

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When the Harvard Art Museums reopen this Sunday after a six-year expansion project, historic pigments foundational to the field of art conservation in the United States will be on public view.

Capturing Love, Longing, and Disappearance in a Couple’s Last Days

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In 2011, photographer Sarker Protick’s grandfather John developed cancer.

In the Relics of a Desert Utopia, a More Sustainable Future

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It never reached the 5,000 inhabitants its creator dreamed of or produced much more than decorative wind-chimes, but the utopian city of Arcosanti may have just been ahead of its time. Designed by Italian architect Paolo Soleri, the compact metropolis was the embodiment of his idea of "arcology" — a fusion of architecture with ecology.

Prada Marfa Vandal Dodges Jail Time in Plea Deal

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The man arrested last March on charges of having vandalized Elmgreen & Dragset's simulated Prada storefront in Marfa, Texas has escaped jail time with a plea bargain, Glasstire reported.

Metropolitan Museum Butt-Checks Kim Kardashian

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The Metropolitan Museum has officially won the internet today.

As a Poppy-Flooded Armistice Day Ends, a Major WWI Library May Close

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Armistice Day just passed in this year marking the centenary of the start of World War I, and now there’s news a major public resource on that history may close. The Imperial War Museum (IWM) library in London is reportedly under threat as the institution faces a major budget cut. As the BBC stated, the Prospect trade union “said a £4M [~$6.28M] cut […]

50 Protest Batsheva Dance Company Opening at BAM

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Around 50 members of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement gathered at a rally yesterday in response to the premiere performance of Batsheva Dance Company's four-day run of Sadeh21.

Win An Online Class on Acrylic Essentials With Craftsy

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Bring your expressive potential to life with essential acrylic techniques. Pursuing painting can be a daunting endeavor, but with The Acrylic Painter’s Toolbox from Craftsy, you’ll easily jump-start your artistic journey. Enter for a chance to win lifetime access to this online video class, and enjoy 7 HD lessons that put more than 20 techniques at your fingertips.

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