Jillian Steinhauer

Post image for National Exhibition Will Fill US Billboards with Art

Five American art museums and the Outdoor Advertising Association of America will mount a nationwide public art exhibition this summer. Art Everywhere will bring reproductions of some 50 artworks from the museums’ collections — chosen how else but through an online public vote — to billboards, subway platforms, train stations, and more.

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Post image for Germany and Munich Art Hoarder Announce Agreement on Nazi-Era Trove

The German government and the octogenarian who last fall was discovered to be hiding a trove of nearly 1,500 Nazi-era artworks have reached an agreement about the future of the collection.

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Post image for Ai Weiwei Stars in Short Sci-Fi Film

Who could forget Ai Weiwei’s foray into music last spring? Now he’s branching out creatively once more, this time with his first acting role.

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Post image for Ontario Reins In Unpaid Magazine Internships

The Ontario provincial government has begun cracking down on unpaid internships at magazines, shutting down programs at The Walrus, Toronto Life, Fashion Magazine, and Quill & Quire, the Toronto Star reported.

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Post image for Man in Bear, Birds in Coffee Shop

As Hyperallergic’s self-appointed cat correspondent, I feel an occasional duty to branch out and offer you more from the always colorful intersection of art and animals. Turns out it’s a good week for that. Today: a man living inside a bear carcass and a coffee shop for birds — both of which are being live-streamed.

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Post image for NEA Captures Data on Artists with Day Jobs

Not long ago we wrote about a study that took up the question of who is an artist, examining some of the ways in which defining creative workers is difficult. On Monday the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) added to the conversation by releasing a new data set called “Keeping My Day Job: Identifying U.S. Workers Who Have Dual Careers as Artists.”

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Post image for A Google Earth Perspective on Land Art

Earlier today @museumnerd tweeted out a link to a view of Michael Heizer’s land work “Double Negative” (1969) in Google Maps. Viewed in satellite, from high above, Heizer’s 1,500-foot-long trenches looks almost incidental, like cuts made with scissors into the skin of the earth.

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Post image for Austrian Businessman Asks Government to Buy His Art Collection

The Austrian government is considering buying one of the country’s best-known private art collections in a bid to help save its owner’s company. Collector and businessman Karlheinz Essl has appealed to the Austrian minister of culture to purchase his 7,000-piece art collection, the Guardian reported.

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Post image for Woman of Mystery: Finding Vivian Maier

Today, the name “Vivian Maier” is far from unknown. People around the world have seen and read about Maier’s photographs, taken in New York, Chicago, and countless other places during the second half of the 20th century.

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Post image for How Did Famous Creative People Spend Their Days?

The question of how our creative forebears organized their time makes for fascinating fodder. This is the subject of Mason Currey’s 2013 book Daily Rituals: How Artists Work, which RJ Andrews, of Info We Trust, has now mined to create data visualizations of the daily routines of a number of historic creative figures.

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