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Blog Post Archive

Alexander Girard: Design for the World — and Just About Everything in It

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Sometimes an exhibition can be so packed with information and ideas that it can send viewers racing home to try their hands at their own creations. That’s the kind of pay-off that can feel as rewarding as examining a deeply illuminating show itself.

Kanye West Fragmented

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First things first: Kanye West’s release strategy for his new album was a catastrophe.

Graven Images and Desert Edens: The Art of Harry Sternberg

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The political diction of the 1930s has made a comeback. Long-gone buzzwords like “socialism,” “fascism,” “the rich,” “worker rights,” “economic crisis” and “Wall Street bankers” have been bandied about these past few years, amplified by news cycles and social media memes.

Theater, Science, Music: The Expansive Art of Fausto Melotti

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There are numerous points of beguilement throughout the show, beginning in the very first room off the street.

The Meandering Comics and Narrative Paintings of an Independent Chinese Cartoonist

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SHANGHAI — When Yan Cong started self-publishing comics in the mid-2000s, his work ignored the conventions of the manga-influenced Chinese comics industry and looked instead like characters from children’s cartoons had wandered into an unexpectedly adult world.

Darkly Funny Paintings Mash Up Comix and Cubism

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Lucia Love is a talented, Brooklyn-based artist, but if you Google her name you'll probably find a different Lucia Love — a British hardcore porn star.

If a J-Pop Girl Group Took Over Your Smartphone

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Japanese hip-hop idol group Lyrical School's newest video, for the track "RUN and RUN," is a bit like an iPhone ad on acid, or a Luddite's nightmarish parody of what goes on in the worlds of screen-addicted teenagers.

Art Movements

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This week in art news: the Metropolitan Museum intends to offer buyouts and cease new hires to curtail its multimillion-dollar deficit, a rug designer found one of the UK's largest Roman villas buried in his backyard, and Maurizio Cattelan prepared to install a solid gold toilet at the Guggenheim.

How Sketchy Is the V&A’s “No Sketching” Policy?

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People are up in arms about signs at the Victoria and Albert Museum banning not just photography but also sketching in its latest temporary exhibition, Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear.

A Documentary About the Artist Who Stole Banksy’s Work Out of Spite

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The Banksy Job looks remarkably like the 2010 mockumentary Exit Through the Gift Shop, but its co-directors maintain that the whole thing is unscripted.

Excavating the Forgotten History of Palmyra

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Palmyra is routinely presented as a city of ruins that had been left to decay naturally for 1700 years, until ISIS came. In fact, the ancient site was continuously inhabited until the early 1930s.

The Most Beautiful Subway Station in the World: NYC Pays Tribute to Prince

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Travelers through the Prince Street subway station in Manhattan yesterday may have looked twice at its signage that was temporarily transformed into a memorial for the late Prince.

In a Game Based on the Failing US School System, Leave No Pineapple Behind

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No Pineapple Left Behind, from Subaltern Games, turns the controversial 2001 No Child Left Behind Act, which connected federal funding in American public schools to standardized test scores, into a bleak management game.

Could a Survey of American Indian Art Tell the Human Stories Behind Beautiful Objects?

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TOLEDO — Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection presents a conundrum of conscience.

Talismanic Calligraphy Made Contemporary in Marrakech

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Unlike many of Koraïchi’s contemporaries, who seek to abstract calligraphic forms, he not only nods at tradition, but, as an artist of Sufi lineage himself, he inscribes his work within it.

An Interactive Map of a Midcentury Botanist’s Amazonian Trips

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Richard Evans Schultes took peyote with the Kiowa in Oklahoma in the 1930s, was the first scientist invited to a hallucinogenic yagé ceremony in the Amazon's Sibundoy Valley in the 1940s, and inadvertently helped launch the psychedelic era of the 1960s.

An Art Collective Takes Over a Portuguese Palace and Retells Its History

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LISBON — Since 2008, the Lisbon-based art and architecture collective Os Espacialistas has been developing site-specific interventions that introduce new perspectives to public spaces and reconsider the politics they embody.

A Photographic Survey of Africa’s Enduring Masquerade Traditions

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From initiation rites to harvest festivals, many traditional African rituals require participants to don masks and elaborate costumes that transform their wearers into spirits, beasts, or ancestral beings.

What Imperfect Sketches of Bicycles Tell Us About Our Memories

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Seven years ago, Bologna-based designer Gianluca Gimini started approaching friends and strangers with an odd request.

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