Interviews

Post image for Pixels Wants to Put Image Licensing Back in the Hands of Photographers

Pixels.com, a spinoff of the print-on-demand website Fine Art America — is aiming to put licensing back into the hands of photographers.

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Post image for Just in Time for Passover: 6 Questions for Met Museum Curators About Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts

Two medieval Hebrew manuscripts have gone on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to coincide with the beginning of Passover (sundown today, Monday, April 14).

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Post image for In Conversation: Molly Zuckerman-Hartung

Molly Zuckerman-Hartung is a Chicago-based painter, teacher, and author of “The 95 Theses on Painting.” Her work reflects a deep engagement with process, material, and with painting’s long history. Her abstract paintings often extend above the surface and outside the frame, via pooled enamel, collaged images, or sewn fabric, as in her painting “Notley”, currently on display in the Whitney Biennial.

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Post image for An Androgynous Suffragette Portrait, Rediscovered

LOS ANGELES — Mind-altering conversations happen by chance, randomly, when we are least expecting them to occur.

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Post image for Did a Few Tweets Force Frieze to Unionize?

On April 9, Frieze New York and city labor unions announced that they had reached a settlement regarding using unionized workers for their fair in May.

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Post image for Artists Pick Artists: Apostolos Georgiou

The paintings of Apostolos Georgiou make a break with contemporary painting by possessing a self-styled humor that slips right past how we think about humor itself.

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Post image for For “Craftivists,” Hoops Spring Eternal

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is slowly winding down. On another front, the New Craft Artists in Action (NCAA) are basketball fanatics of a different sort. The collective, based in Boston but with tentacles stretching out across the world, is crafting exuberant variants of hand-stitched basketball nets and hanging them on hoops everywhere.

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Post image for Tallying Art World Inequality, One Gallery at a Time

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about counting. Counting can feel lonely sometimes, like you against the world, so I’m always grateful when I encounter other people doing the same. Like artist Micol Hebron.

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Post image for Code Art at the Intersection of Data, Space, and Time

Lisa Gwillam and Ray Sweeten form the code-art creating duo DataSpaceTime. Engaging in the aesthetics, the politics, and various undersides of contemporary backend technology, their pieces break down digital images, investigate how visual data interacts with other visual data, and look at how new technologies play with old ones.

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Post image for At 40, Punk Goes to (Richard) Hell

Punk is 40 years old, believe it or not. Now that it’s middle-aged, has punk become passé? Have the few protagonists who survived from the excesses of the era become flabby and bland? No, not necessarily — judging by punk icon Richard Hell, once known as the king of the Lower East Side.

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