Peter Acheson,

I first encountered Peter Acheson’s table sculpture several years ago. A strange thing that continues to change through the years, the weather and the seasons.

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Post image for Man of Letters: Ray Johnson Art in Motion

While the increased availability of Ray Johnson’s letters, notes, and statements subtilizes our understanding of this legendarily well-connected yet enigmatic artist, his flattened logorrheia is also just fun to read.

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Post image for The Real Life Politics of Palestinian Art in New York

Last night’s opening of Khaled Jarrar’s two-part exhibition No Exit at Whitebox Art Center and the related 10 Days, 10 Ideas workshops at Undercurrent Projects was a window into the art world realities facing Palestinian artists in the midst of the escalating violence in Gaza, the West Bank, and Israel.

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Post image for Dispatches from the Gateways to Death Valley

Two rural communities have ominously declared themselves the “Gateway to Death Valley” — Baker, California and Beatty, Nevada — each isolated as the last stop before miles of harsh landscape.

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Screenshot via chronicle.nytlabs.com

A new web app created by the research and development wing of the New York Times allow users to create graphs tracing the appearance of individual terms or phrases in the paper over the course of its century-and-a-half history.

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A view of the Palisades from Wave Hill

New York may lean on its cultural institutions to encourage adoption of a planned municipal identity card for undocumented New Yorkers, the New York Times reported.

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Still from 'Film ist. a girl & a gun'

A known face at film archives around the world, Austrian filmmaker and architect Gustav Deutsch is one of found footage’s most astute and assiduous artists.

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Post image for Portrait of Naked Man Ignites Controversy on Streets of New York

A photograph of a nude male in a downtown Manhattan gallery’s front window has drawn protests from neighborhood parents and schoolteachers requesting its removal.

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News

Art Movements

by Allison Meier on July 25, 2014

A chalk version of Vermeer's

Rodin and Degas sculptures possibly found in Gurlitt horde, “Girl with the Pearl Earring” traveling no more, Corcoran opponents get their day(s) in court, and more from the week in art news.

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The Daily Show

In honor of Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi, aka Rokudenashi-ko (“Good-for-nothing girl”), Jon Stewart premiered a new segment on The Daily Show last night: “We May Have Problems, But at Least We’re Not Jailing Artists for 3D Printing Their Vaginas.”

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