Interviews

The Immoveable Feasts of French Modernism

by John Seed on September 2, 2014

Jean Hélion,

LOS ANGELES — In 1988 Jed Perl, a critic in his mid-thirties who had written for Vogue, Art in America, and The New Criterion, published his first book: Paris Without End: On French Art Since World War I.

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Events

ArtRx LA

by Hrag Vartanian on September 2, 2014

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This week, we have a handy map for your LA art adventures, Orange County trots out the avant-garde, Made in LA is closing, ACME celebrates 20 years, Doug Aitken has a new show, and lots more.

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A group of European archaeologists have published a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences presenting

Researchers have uncovered further evidence that human ancestors may have begun producing cave art earlier than previously thought. A

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Coded After Lovelace

It’s hard now to go more than a couple months without stumbling across another exhibition showing “artists [who] question the boundary between art and technology.” It’s enough to make you never give another crap about the boundary between art and technology. But I’m not sure the artists involved in such shows really do either — at least not the ones in Coded After Lovelace.

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YONKERS, New York — Blood falls over a compass rose circled slowly by turkey vultures, while in another room a pelican goddess spits out the Milky Way in a celestial swirl of beads and shredded fabric.

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Ammar Abdul-Rasool, a Bahraini photographer arrested in July, has been tortured during his continuing detention, the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) reported.

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The sound of video games has transformed from something seemingly mechanical accenting action to incredibly elaborate acoustic landscapes setting the mood for play. To preserve this history, and show why it’s worth exploring, a new documentary and archive project are underway.

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A rendering of the Level Hotel Brooklyn

In partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council, the Level Hotel Brooklyn welcomes online entry for the Lobby Art Commission.

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Comic

The Art of Posture

by Hallie Bateman on September 2, 2014

Art of Posture comic

Contrary to what the fear-mongering propagandists in modern medicine would have you believe, it truly does not matter how you sit while doing art as long as you get as close to your work as you possibly can.

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Events

ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on September 2, 2014

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This week, New York is back in swing and for the next few weeks you will be inundated with more art events than you can imagine.

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