Jillian Steinhauer

Hyperallergic ArtTalk with Yams Collective

We asked attendees to send us responses to our ArtTalk with the Yams in whatever form they liked so we could compile them here, offering a taste of the event in the process.

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Ever, Jazz, Other,

Three street artists have filed a lawsuit against Terry Gilliam, alleging that the director “misappropriated” their copyrighted collaborative work in his upcoming film The Zero Theorem.

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Post image for University of Chicago Whitewashes Commissioned Mural, Artists Claim Censorship

The University of Chicago whitewashed a mural created by visiting artists to the school without consulting the artists or the organizer of their visit. The school says the mural was painted over in response to complaints from local residents in the neighborhood where it was painted, but the artists involved are calling it censorship.

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Vivian Maier,

Collector Jeffrey Goldstein agreed to speak with me about some of the concerns raised in my previous post — including the handling of Vivian Maier’s artworks and story, as well as the ethics of making posthumous prints from her original negatives.

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Cai Guo-Qiang,

The new Shigeru Ban–designed Aspen Art Museum will open with a 24-hour event this Saturday, but not everyone in town is happy.

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Katie Paterson, “Future Library”

It takes a certain measure of both hubris and selflessness to create an artwork that won’t be completed until long after your death. Scottish artist Katie Paterson’s “Future Library” begins this year and will come to fruition in 100.

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Installation view, 'Another Look at Detroit'

With ruin porn photographs and discussions of whether creativity can save Detroit persisting at every turn, it was only a matter of time before someone organized an art exhibition about the city. That time has come.

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Edward Hopper in studio, 1965

This wonderful two-minute video will take you inside Edward and Jo Hopper’s New York City studio in 1965.

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Detail of Larry Rivers’s “Dutch Masters”

The Larry Rivers Foundation is suing developer Joseph Chetrit, the former owner of the Chelsea Hotel, over a missing painting that once hung in the hotel’s lobby and that the foundation has been trying to recover for three years.

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Marina Abramovic

Good news: the Marina Abramović Institute is hiring! Bad news: all four positions listed in this fresh New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) ad are unpaid — ahem, volunteer. They’re probably great “opportunities,” though, right?

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