Deadlines Are Closer Than They Appear

by Steven Weinberg on February 11, 2016

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I recently had a huge deadline pushed back.

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Post image for The Urgent Protest Art of the Berkeley Political Poster Workshop

In May 1970, students at the University of California, Berkeley came together to form the Berkeley Political Poster Workshop, which produced hundreds of silkscreen designs.

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Post image for The Short-lived 1940s NYC Tabloid That “Dared to Tell the Truth”

The New York PM Daily only lasted from 1940 to 1948, but in its short run it served as a vital progressive voice in New York City, and promoted groundbreaking photography to accompany its stories.

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Post image for Chrysler Museum of Art Features Photographer Ed Burtynsky in Exhibition Focused on Global Water Issues

Explore humanity’s complicated relationship with water through the lens of an internationally renowned photographer. The Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Va., presents Edward Burtynsky: Water.

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Post image for Victoria & Albert Amasses World’s Largest Photography Collection at Regional Museum’s Expense

Last week, the Science Museum Group (SMG) and the Victoria and Albert Museum announced what they deemed “a historic agreement”: 400,000 objects from SMG’s three-million-strong photography collection, held at the National Media Museum in Bradford, England, will be moved to London’s V&A.

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Post image for A Life-Size 1967 Photograph of a Greyhound Bus Drives into the LA Art Book Fair

“WARNING: DO NOT OPEN IN THE WIND,” read the packaging of Bus, an actual size photograph of an actual Greyhound bus, which was silkscreened, folded down, and distributed in a limited edition of 200 copies by artist Mason Williams in 1967.

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Post image for Light Projections Bring Color and Lost Glory to the Temple of Dendur

We recognize the Temple of Dendur today as a monochromatic sandstone structure, but its walls, like those of most ancient Egyptian temples, were originally painted bright colors.

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Astrological Aesthetics: February 2016 Horoscopes

by The Editors on February 10, 2016

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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 Rent a Re-creation of Vincent van Gogh’s Bedroom on Airbnb — Just Don’t Chop Off Your Ear

Now available for rent on Airbnb is a full-size, 3D replica of Vincent van Gogh’s famous painting “The Bedroom” (1889), complete with rustic twin bed, pale violet walls, copper-green wood floor, and straw hat on a peg.

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Post image for Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon’s Weird Mind Meld

Gumby, surfers, penises, Batman and Robin, naked ladies with machine guns, Diamond Dogs-era David Bowie, bats and skulls, Charles Manson, dancers in polka dot dresses: These are a few of the motifs that crop up in Forgetting the Hand, a show of collaborative works by artists Raymond Pettibon and Marcel Dzama at David Zwirner Gallery.

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