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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Post image for A Curatorial Project Explores What It Means to Organize Your Own Community

PHILADELPHIA — What’s the best way to engage a person in caring for someone different from him/herself?

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Post image for Brooklyn Museum’s Activist Art Show Is a Messy Collision of Curation and Politics

Agitprop! ought to be an outstanding exhibition of politically engaged art. A feverish amalgam of historic and contemporary artwork, the exhibition is undermined by an ambitious but poorly executed curatorial strategy.

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Post image for The 19th-Century Lady Who Used Audubon’s Birds for Wallpaper

In 1827, when Lady Isabella Hertford finally installed the hand-painted Chinese wallpaper the Prince of Wales had gifted her two decades earlier, she thought it didn’t have enough pizzazz for her drawing room at Temple Newsam in Leeds, England.

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Post image for Psychedelic Micrographs Illuminate the Structures of Cells

Today’s micrographs depict the minute cellular structures that comprise living things, from cotton plants to algae blooms, in dazzling detail and vibrant color.

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Post image for Injecting Conversations on Gender, Race, and Gay Rights into Thornton Wilder’s ‘Our Town’

If the function of architecture is to create contemplative spaces, then the theater has become a place for ghosts.

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