Post image for Miss Your Disposable Camera? There’s an App for That

If we’re so fed up with the performativity that accompanies technological advances in photography, why don’t we just trash our iPhones and revert to real Polaroids?

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Post image for Street Artist Sues Developer for Using His Mural to Sell Condos

The street artist Craig Anthony Miller is suing the real estate developer Toll Brothers for using a mural he painted in Dumbo, Brooklyn, to market a nearby condo development.

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Post image for Brooklyn’s Own Briar Patch: A Funk Opera Takes On Gentrification

Gentrification has been the subject of countless plays and performances in New York, but the number of productions taking it on seems to have increased dramatically in recent years.

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Post image for Heidegger’s Anti-Semitism Prompts Resignation and New Wave of Reservations

Late last week, German philosophy professor Günter Figal resigned from his post as chair of the Martin Heidegger Society, citing his discomfort with the famed philosopher’s anti-Semitism.

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Post image for Art Behind Bars Provides a Key to Prospect New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — Biennials, triennials, and other, similarly grand periodic art exhibitions are a funny thing; both local and global, they must balance an engagement with their home places alongside a broader artistic conversation.

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On Getting Edits via Email

by Steven Weinberg on January 22, 2015

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Getting edits via screen can be tricky.

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Post image for Peeking into Guantanamo, Through a Detainee’s Art

A spray of leaves from a metal vase is set against a rich blue wall. In the reflection of the vase, we see hints of windows overlooking greenery and the sea: it is a still life that also contains a sunny, beachside landscape. How do we reckon with the knowledge that this was made by a man imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay for 11 years?

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Post image for Apply Now for the New York Studio School’s MFA Program and Marathon Sessions

The New York Studio School (NYSS) is committed to giving a significant education to aspiring artists that will last a lifetime.

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The #MuseumSelfie Scourge Is Upon Us

by Hrag Vartanian on January 21, 2015

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What have we done to deserve this? Today is a day that will forever be remembered as a plague on our social media feeds, a moment that ruptured our visual culture with a barrage of grainy images of people the world over visiting museums.

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Post image for On Track to Privatize 400 Jobs, National Gallery Outsources Management of Museum Wing

On Monday, the National Gallery of London transferred security services for its Sainsbury Wing over to the private security company CIS. The move is the latest in a bitter dispute over the privatization of a huge number of jobs at the museum: 400 of 600 positions, or two-thirds of the museum’s entire staff.

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