Post image for A Digital Reboot of Félix González-Torres’s Memorial to Victims of Gun Violence

Artworld polymath Greg Allen has made an odd, ritualistic, perhaps metaphorical memorial.

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In Brief

Iraq Issues Odd Zaha Hadid Stamps

by Claire Voon on June 23, 2016

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Zaha Hadid, who died of a heart attack nearly three months ago at the age of 65, is now commemorated in a new stamp issued by the Iraqi government.

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Poetry

Section from a New Work by Lauren Russell

by Joe Pan on June 23, 2016

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Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected a section from a new work by Lauren Russell for his series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.

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Post image for UK Party References Nazi Propaganda in Pro-Brexit Billboard

In a remarkable demonstration of how to inflame public sentiment and paint one’s own organization as a vulgar and racist political group, the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has unveiled a billboard in support of the campaign to have Britain exit the European Union that visually references Nazi propaganda.

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Post image for Anti-Trump Art Bus Dons Disguise to Deter Attacks from Confused Trump Haters

A few weeks ago, in Las Vegas, the T.RUMP Bus — a former Donald Trump campaign bus transformed into a traveling anti-Trump art project — got egged in a Walmart parking lot. Later, in Denver, a man spray-painted an inverted pentagram on its side.

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Post image for The Lasting Effects of a Broken Home in a Follow-Up to a 1983 Documentary

Martin Bell’s Streetwise (1984) endures. It’s a documentary that has spawned countless discussions on homeless children over the years.

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Comics

How To Use Your New Art Degree

by Jack Sjogren on June 23, 2016

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So many options.

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Post image for An Afrofuturist Community Center Targets Gentrification

PHILADELPHIA — The bus dropped me off a block away from 22nd Street and Ridge Avenue in North Philadelphia, where Community Futures Lab is located.

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Post image for Guggenheim and British Museum Refuse to Work with Human Rights Groups on Abu Dhabi Projects

Many reports have emerged of harsh labor conditions during the construction of museums on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island, but the cultural institutions involved are showing no interest in discussing these violations with leading human rights groups.

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Post image for Death and Death and Death by Warhol

Venus Over Manhattan is sparely hung, dimly lit, and cavernous. The mood is somber, appropriate to 1% big money ventures and for contemplating 18 versions of Andy Warhol’s sinister “Little Electric Chair” (1964) canvases.

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