Joseph Nechvatal

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BERLIN — The exhibition And away with the minutes spins like a rococo confection around the prolific noise music projects of the legendary and influential German-born Swiss artist Dieter Roth.

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PARIS — In the Bouches-du Rhône in Arles, archaeologists have uncovered a sumptuous ancient treasure in what remains of a Roman villa dating from the 1st century BCE.

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PARIS — Spoiler alert: The deplorable revelations recounted here will not ruin your appreciation of the sublime beauty of Le Corbusier’s masterpieces.

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PARIS — The work of Carol Rama has a powerful belligerence about it.

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PARIS — According to Sigmund Freud, a key that opens a room in a dream is unmistakably phallic.

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Post image for Marcel Broodthaers Killed Art with Currency

I suspect that those in the flow of the globalized 1% who advocate art for money’s sake are purposefully ignorant of Ursula Meyer’s key 1972 proposition.

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COLOGNE, Germany — Sigmar Polke was based in Cologne for over 30 years before he died there in 2010 at age 69, and his Alibis: Retrospective brings his body of work home to rest.

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Hunter Hunt-Hendrix is the creator of Liturgy, the band from Brooklyn that plays “transcendental black metal music.”

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Post image for The Queen’s Vagina Sparks Controversy at Versailles

PARIS — Feminism has happily challenged the given of the privileged male in relationship to the female model and forced a re-evaluation of a visual culture that viewed the world from a white heterosexual male perspective.

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PARIS — During springtime in Paris, one frequently meets beaming American newlyweds on their honeymoon.

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