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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Keith Haring Envisions Manhattan as a Kingdom of Penises

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Manhattan is full of dicks. Keith Haring, perhaps the most famous 1980s pop and graffiti artist to come out of New York’s downtown scene, knew this well.

Three Artists Blur the Line Between Art and Play

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DETROIT — It's an art world convention for conceptual art to be disruptive, or at least leave the viewer feeling unsettled, somewhat uncomfortable.

Required Reading

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This week, why we need art, art students today, office design in Tokyo, meth in North Korea, a 17th-century Turkish travel writer, writing the other, and more.

Weekend Words: Withdraw

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"When the mind withdraws into itself and dispenses with facts it makes only chaos."

Reader’s Diary: Darryl Pinckney’s ‘Black Deutschland’

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This is not so much a second novel as a mature reimagining of what a youthful first novel might have been.

Is It Possible to See What Is There?

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The legendary curator Dorothy Miller first obtained a Richard Hunt sculpture for the Museum of Modern Art in 1957.

Under No Obligation

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We should all be inspired by Alma Thomas’s optimism.

In Houston, an Outsider Art Trove Finds a Museum Home

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HOUSTON, Texas — In this long, hot summer of violence, election-campaign anxiety, and widespread malaise, seekers of relief might find solace in music, movies or visits to museums — that is, in art in general, not so much for escapism, but for art’s reassuring messages about the endurance of the human spirit in the face of adversity.

Hunger and Thirst: Chantal Akerman’s ‘Je tu il elle’

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Chantal Akerman’s death by suicide in October 2015, led me to revisit many of her films and to watch new ones, among them Je tu il elle of 1975.

The Enabler

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If measured as a flame to kindling, John D. Graham was arguably the most consequential figure in 20th-century American art.

University Plans to Remove Two WPA Murals for Colonial Depictions

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Two WPA murals at the University of Wisconsin–Stout are planned to be removed from public view due to their colonial views of Native Americans.

Artist Claims Topshop Ripped off His Designs

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Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed has accused Topshop of plagiarism after discovering a T-shirt on the company's website printed with an image that resembles his signature artworks.

Woman Fills in Crossword Puzzle Artwork and Claims Copyright

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A 91-year-old woman who has been under investigation after she filled out the blank spaces on a museum's ~$88,468 crossword puzzle artwork in ballpoint pen is now claiming copyright of the work.

Hyperallergic Comes to Life at Housing Works With ‘Beer with a Painter: Philip Pearlstein’ IRL

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The second Hyperallergic IRL event at Housing Works takes place on Tuesday, August 16! It will also be the first time Hyperallergic Weekend’s Beer with a Painter series will come to life as writer and art historian Jennifer Samet interviews painter Philip Pearlstein at the event.

Grow a Grass Armchair in Your Garden

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Land art doubles as lawn furniture with Terra, a “grass armchair” that grows from seeds and soil in a cardboard frame.

Two Detroit Artists Face Up to Four Years in Prison for Political Graffiti

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As a founding member of the Raiz Up Collective in Southwest Detroit, Antonio Cosme, 28, has been an outspoken critic of the city’s redevelopment regime: speaking at public meetings, interrupting the mayor’s state of the city address, and using his own body to prevent officials from shutting off a pregnant woman’s water supply in the middle of Ramadan.

Art Movements

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This week in art news: A painting of a pregnant woman by Lisa Yuskavage was censored on the cover of Vault magazine, Israel's supreme court ruled that Franz Kafka's manuscripts belong to the National Library of Israel, and Mark Wallinger installed a mirror on the ceiling of Sigmund Freud’s study.

Why Composers Make Music to Drive Us Insane

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That artists have a tendency to be strange is not surprising. However, Erik Satie, who was a groundbreaking composer that lay the foundation for minimalism in 20th-century classical music, really waved his freak flag high.

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