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The United Nations has officially designated the Alamo as a UNESCO World Heritage Site over the weekend.

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Hyperallergic’s horoscopes offer astrological advice for artists and art types, in art terms, every month.

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Post image for Yoko Ono’s ‘Morning Peace’ Turns Dawn into a Work of Art

LOS ANGELES — It was still dark when I set off on the uncrowded freeway, the few other people on the road either partiers coming home late or workers on their way to the early shift.

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Post image for A Sculptural Sequel for Blockbuster Movie Miniatures

The Swiss Institute’s basement gallery space looks like the set for an avant-garde science fiction movie right now.

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Post image for The Digital Lives of Public Art Considered in City Hall Park

Digital artifacts manifested as public sculpture populate the Public Art Fund’s Image Objects in Lower Manhattan’s City Hall Park.

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How to Make a New Body of Work

by Lauren Purje on July 6, 2015

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Imagine you’re on top of a mountain …

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on July 5, 2015

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This week, history of barbecue, Damien Hirst’s mid-life crisis, conceptual poetry’s bigotry, the ISIS dildo flag, a crow rides a bald eagle, the first 3D printed office, and more.

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Weekend Words: Bank

by Weekend Editors on July 5, 2015

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“The male function is to produce sperm. We now have sperm banks.” —Valerie Solanis

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Post image for Riding Backwards to See What You Missed

In his introduction to Clarence Major’s new poetry collection From Now On, Yusef Komunyakaa hints, even if he does not directly state, that there is a kind of natural quietude about Major’s work.

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Stanley Whitney in the 1990s

by John Yau on July 5, 2015

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Years ago I saw a drawing in a modest exhibition at the Centre Pompidou that Picasso made on a sheet of stiff cardboard while he was on a picnic with his friends, Michel and Louise Leiris. Not one to waste space, Picasso divided the surface into a grid, and in each small square he made a quick contour drawing of his longtime friends.

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