Books

Someone Made a Book of #artselfies

by Alicia Eler on March 2, 2015

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The selfie exists everywhere that people own smartphones. DIS Magazine’s #artselfie, published by Jean Boîte Éditions, attempts to freeze one aspect of this cultural moment — the art selfie — by parlaying its meaning into a gleaming, print-only book

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Post image for Tracing the Origins of San Francisco’s Gentrification

You might call the South of Market area in San Francisco the cradle of gentrification.

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Post image for Teachable Moments from a Conference on Art and Education

Last month, ART21 hosted an intricately interdisciplinary affair: Creative Chemistries: Radical Practices for Art + Education, a conference designed to probe the intersections of art and education.

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Post image for Your Concise Guide to Armory Week 2015

It’s time for the art world’s annual migration to the far, far, far west side of Midtown Manhattan for the Armory Show and its many satellite art fairs.

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Post image for How Many Colors Can Most of Us Actually See?

In the last few days, a LinkedIn article about differences in individual color vision by Diana Derval, President and Research Director of DervalResearch and self-professed “Expert in Neuromarketing,” has made rounds on the internet.

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Post image for Portraits of Prisoners in Gold Leaf and Tar

When artist Titus Kaphar began searching for his father’s prison records in 2011, he found the mugshots of 99 other black, incarcerated men who shared his dad’s first and last name.

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Post image for Neuberger Museum Launches NeuYC for Collectors Under 40

Join NeuYC and gain access to exclusive events and programming at the renowned Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College.

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Post image for Bedlam’s New Museum Looks Beyond Madness

The name Bedlam is so evocative of chaos and madness, the real history of one of the world’s oldest institutions for the treatment of mental illness often gets detached from its public presence.

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Post image for “BitchCoin” Currency Challenges the Way We Buy Art

A new project from Sarah Meyohas and the Brooklyn-based Where gallery explores the future of art in a world where both art and the market are increasingly immaterial.

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Post image for Explosive Watercolors and Collages, Subtly Contained

Looking at Marcia Kure’s watercolors and collages, the word that comes to mind is “torque.”

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