MusicWeekend

Physical Spiky Funk

by Lucas Fagen on February 28, 2015

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Put on the new D’Angelo album and you’ll discover fifty-six minutes of music completely hidden behind a veil of static.

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InterviewsWeekend

Beer with a Painter: Gregory Botts

by Jennifer Samet on February 28, 2015

Gregory Botts,

I have known Gregory Botts for about twenty years. Early on, I remember being captivated by the guerilla action he and his wife, fellow painter Jenny Hankwitz, took in the early 1990s: planting sunflowers in the meridian of Houston Street in SoHo.

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MuseumsWeekend

Quickly Aging Here: The 2015 Triennial

by Thomas Micchelli on February 28, 2015

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After six years and three installments, is the New Museum’s Triennial entering middle age? An odd question for an exhibition devoted to “early-career artists,” as the museum’s press release describes them.

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Articles

A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on February 27, 2015

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CHICAGO — Artist studios in Annapolis, Boston, Inglewood, San Diego, and Kennewick.

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What does your favorite artist like to eat for dinner?

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Leonard Nimoy, the actor whose name and face were synonymous with Star Trek‘s Spock, died this morning at the age of 83.

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Galleries

The Intimate Duality of Human Behavior

by Faheem Haider on February 27, 2015

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HUDSON, New York — Surrounded by Thomas Micchelli’s works in the John Davis Gallery yesterday, with my back to the gallery’s back wall, I became transfixed by two paintings that throbbed with a rich purple that glowed as if lit by the winter dusk.

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News

Art Movements

by Tiernan Morgan on February 27, 2015

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This week in art news: The Barnes discovers two new Cézannes, the US returns a stolen Picasso to France, and a professional basketball team drops $8 million on a Koons.

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The dress controversy is compelling because it touches, however unsophisticatedly, on some of the oldest and most difficult questions in philosophy of mind.

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News

Dress Color Controversy Engulfs the Internet

by Kemy Lin on February 27, 2015

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Perhaps it doesn’t take Kim Kardashian’s bare bottom to #BreaktheInternet. An image of a perfectly innocent lace sheath dress has made its way around the internet — no bare bottoms or exposed skin in sight — as its colors have become the subject of heated debate.

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