The sitting room of Georgia O'Keeffe's home and studio (1996)

I do not trust my memory. I have no notes or photographs. There may be errors in this essay. I was 29, working at the Tamarind Lithography Institute in Albuquerque. I asked everyone if he/she knew Georgia O’Keeffe and whether it would be possible to meet her. Like many young women artists, I was searching for role models.

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Suellen Rocca in the 1960s

by Dan Nadel on August 1, 2015

Suellen Rocca,

In 1968, Suellen Rocca, the artist who painted “Purse Curse,” was a member of the Hairy Who, a group of six artists who exhibited under that moniker from 1966 to 1969 in Chicago, San Francisco, New York and Washington, D.C.

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Eddie Curtis, “Chawan (tea cup)

One of New York’s great resources is its daunting abundance of commercial galleries, which provide encounters with an endless parade of new and old art forms from around the world.

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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 9 Thoughts on Funhouse Art, Now with Cat GIFs!

I originally considered writing in a standard review format, but Carsten Höller’s retrospective Decision, currently on view at London’s Hayward Gallery, is more amenable to the listicle form.

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Post image for Welcome to World Wide West: A Summit on the “Side Effects” of Technology

POINT ARENA, Calif. — A few months ago, a group of artists, writers, curators, and creative technologists received an email with a link to a video requesting participation in a summit held in the small coastal town of Point Arena, California. I was one of 30 individuals who received the message.

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Post image for A Music Festival for the Underrepresented in Detroit

DETROIT — Within media culture, male-dominated environments are presented as the norm, despite the fact that men only comprise roughly half the population.

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According to a new study from the personal finance website SmartAsset, New Orleans has the best affordability-to-culture ratio out of the 187 largest cities in the United States.

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Post image for Carsten Höller Wraps World’s Longest Slide Around Anish’s Kapoor’s London Tower

This week, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London announced that “the world’s longest and tallest tunnel slide” will wrap around Anish Kapoor’s “ArcelorMittal Orbit.”

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Art Movements

by Tiernan Morgan on July 31, 2015

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This week in art news: The Rijksmuseum acquired a rare medieval chain, the UK wavered over issuing a visa for Ai Weiwei, and Peter Brant sold his ownership of Art in America.

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