Post image for An Illustrated Guide to Arthur Danto’s “The End of Art”

Arthur Danto’s best-known essay, “The End of Art,” continues to be cited more than it is understood. What was Danto’s argument? Is art really over? And if so, what are the implications for art history and art-making?

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Events

ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on March 31, 2015

Jacob Lawrence,

This week is your chance to dive deep into the lessons of fascism, read Basquiat’s notebooks, explore Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series, and check out NYC’s chapbook festival.

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Post image for Under Western Influence, Tibetan Artists Turn to Identity Politics

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Trace Foundation commissioned 30 works from contemporary Tibetan and Tibet-influenced Western artists, asking a simple question: what does it mean to be Tibetan today?

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Post image for An Online Sanctuary for 30 Endangered Species

Designer Bryan James was inspired to create the online project “In Pieces” as a “reminder of the beauty we are on the verge of losing as every moment passes.”

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Post image for Relics of War on Europe’s Coastlines

During the grimmest days of World War II, the Allied and Axis powers raced to fortify their coastlines.

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Post image for A Variety Show Brings Econ 101 to the Stage

Money Lab is a show about money. When you arrive at the theater, you have to buy chips — a few red chips, a few blue chips — and during the show, you’re supposed to use these chips to buy things.

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Post image for In Readers’ Hands, Archives Find New Contexts

Now more than ever archives are in a transition, one that offers an opportunity for new potential at a time when there’s nostalgia for old, dusty cardboard boxes.

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Post image for New York City Bill Could Give Citizens Greater Say in Public Art Process

New legislation to be submitted to the New York City Council on Tuesday could bring an end to a decades-long debate surrounding democracy and public art.

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Post image for Drawing Turned Out Better Than Expected …

Sometimes things work out.

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Alex Donis,

The 2015 Leslie-Lohman Speakers Series, designed to heighten the level of critical dialogue around LGBTQ art, begins this April.

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