Jillian Steinhauer

Post image for Study Confirms What We Already Know About the Importance of Artists’ Authenticity

For all the studies considering how we relate to artwork and artists that are producing fascinating results, there are others that are duds.

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Danny Olda has commissioned six artists to make work based on texts produced by various artist statement generators.

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Gowanus Open Studios 2014

This weekend, 302 artists and arts spaces will open their doors for Gowanus Open Studios (GOS) 2014, running 12–6pm on Saturday and Sunday.

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Post image for Women and Men Looking and Not Looking at Art

For better or for worse, visual art seems to be having a populist moment. On the “better” side of that situation is the fact that more people are taking the time to think about and engage with art; on the “worse” side is that for a number of those people, engaging with art means using it as a backdrop.

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Post image for Striking Mosaic Floor Found in Greek Tomb

Last month, archeologists uncovered two oversize marble caryatids and a colorful marble panel in a substantial tomb complex in Amphipolis, Greece. Now, after excavating behind the sealing wall that the caryatids were guarding, they’ve found a chamber with a large and largely intact mosaic floor.

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Post image for French Museums Will Loan 300 Works to Louvre Abu Dhabi, Including Paintings by Leonardo, Titian, and Picasso

The list of artworks that will be loaned by French museums to the Louvre Abu Dhabi has been released.

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Post image for Washington, DC, Becomes a Playground of Public Art

One week ago, an installation by artist Abigail DeVille was dismantled in Washington, DC. “The New Migration” was a collection of materials gathered by DeVille during a road trip from DC to Jacksonville, Florida, retracing and reversing the steps of a popular route taken by African Americans fleeing the South during the Great Migration.

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Norway's new currency goes abstract

Ah, Norway. Land of universal health care, widespread wealth, true democracy, and excellent design. In keeping with that last one, the country’s central bank unveiled plans this week for some of the coolest currency we’ve seen in a long time.

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Last weekend, a flash mob of singers interrupted a concert of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra to stage a “Requiem for Mike Brown,” the unarmed teenager who was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, this past August.

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Post image for Five Rules for (Kinda) Viewing Art

Art critic Philip Kennicott published a guide to viewing art in the Washington Post this week. Lovely and thoughtful though it is, parts of it just seemed sort of … old-fashioned, you know?

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