Photo Essays

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Long before Desperate Housewives, Honey Boo Boo, or any of those viral BuzzFeed lists, there was the American side show.

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Post image for Tracing the Origins of San Francisco’s Gentrification

You might call the South of Market area in San Francisco the cradle of gentrification.

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What does your favorite artist like to eat for dinner?

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Photo Essays

Dump Your Bad Art at the Museum

by Vic Vaiana on February 26, 2015

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Artist Patrick Brill, better known as Bob and Roberta Smith, has taken over a wing of MoMA PS1’s second floor; however, his own art only makes up a fraction of the show.

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Post image for The New Museum’s Triennial Surrounds the Audience with Too Much Art

The New Museum’s third triennial, Surround Audience, is not nearly as immersive as its title suggests, and it sabotages many of the most conventional two-dimensional and sculptural works on view.

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After British photographer Kirsty Mackay gave birth to her first daughter in 2006, she found her life inundated by pink.

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Post image for Finding Kindred Spirits at Conventions

Since 2013, photographer Arthur Drooker has been on a quest to document as many conventions as possible for his series Conventional Wisdom.

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Photo Essays

My Invisible Drawings at Davos

by Michelle Vaughan on February 23, 2015

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There are many misconceptions about the World Economic Forum in Davos, but the biggest one seems to be this: Davos is a networking conference for the superrich.

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Post image for The Minimalist Beauty of a Renaissance-Era Geometry Book

Perspectiva Corporum Regularium (Perspective of regular solids), created in 1568 by German goldsmith and printmaker Wenzel Jamnitzer (1508–1585), is a study in shapes inspired by the five Platonic solids: tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedron.

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Photo Essays

Pole Dancers Drop It Like It’s Political

by Vic Vaiana on February 11, 2015

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Brennan Gerard and Ryan Kelly have brought politicized pole dancing to the New Museum.

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