Jillian Steinhauer

Post image for Crossing Brooklyn, Without Leaving the Safe Parts

Let’s begin with the obvious: to attempt a comprehensive exhibition of contemporary art from across Brooklyn would be not only impossible but foolish, a kind of Tower of Babel of artistic practice. And so the Brooklyn Museum’s eagerly awaited Crossing Brooklyn is not a sweeping survey but a tight, thematic show, focused mostly on one specific type of art making manifest throughout the borough.

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Post image for “I Like Art by Men Better”: Gender by the Numbers at Art Basel Miami Beach

The last time I spoke with Micol Hebron, earlier this year, she was spearheading Gallery Tally, a project for which she and a small army of volunteers count the numbers of men and women artists on the rosters of art galleries. A week and a half ago, Hebron was in Miami for the art fairs, so she took the opportunity to do some more counting.

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Post image for The Most-Searched Artists in the US, According to eBay

What significance does Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi have to people in the state of Michigan? Why do the netizens of Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, and Wisconsin love Faith Ringgold?

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Post image for Getting to Know the Artisans Who Make Other People’s Art

There are many invisible people who make the art world run. One of the largest groups of behind-the-scenes laborers is that of the artisans — the welders, sculptors, painters, finishers, and others who realize large-scale pieces of art, often on behalf of big-name artists. And one of the places best known for its artisans is Pietrasanta, Italy.

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Post image for Report Suggests Sports and Culture Projects Have Little Local Economic Effect

Contrary to what evangelists of the “Bilbao effect” and sports stadium advocates would have you believe, a recent report from a UK government policy initiative cautions that major sports and culture project do not have a strong economic impact on their communities.

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Post image for Guggenheim Seeks Volunteer Readers for On Kawara Retrospective

If you’ve ever wanted to sit at a table and read dates out loud for an hour — or rather, if you’ve ever wanted to be part of an On Kawara artwork — you’re about to get your chance.

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Post image for Piecing Things Together at Pulse Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH — Sometimes at a fair all the art blends together and it’s hard to know what to make of anything. Other times a motif emerges, and once you spot it, you wander the aisles and booths seeing it everywhere.

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Post image for In a Former Auto Body Shop in Miami, Video and Performance Art by Women

MIAMI BEACH — Just a 15-minute walk down the road from this year’s Art Basel Miami Beach is an exhilarating exhibition of work by 33 female artists. Acting as a foil to the painting and sculpture that dominate the fair(s), the show features only videos and performances, many of which focus on the body.

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Post image for Hundreds Take to the Streets to Seek Justice for Artist Killed by Miami Police

MIAMI — This evening, amid the well-kept art fairs and glitzy parties of Miami Art Week, some 300 people — or as many as say as 600, according to some reports — descended on the Miami neighborhood of Wynwood to protest police brutality and the death of artist Israel “Reefa” Hernandez.

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Post image for Preserving the Lifework of a Cross-Dressing Queer Legend

Earlier this year, as part of the Whitney Biennial, I had my Tarot cards read by Flawless Sabrina.

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