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I Visited the Tate (in Minecraft)

by Haniya Rae on April 16, 2015

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The widely beloved open world video game of Minecraft will now offer a new activity for its players to explore: interactive artworks presented by the Tate, the third installment of which was just released last week.

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Poetry

“Guns on the Table” by Rosebud Ben-Oni

by Joe Pan on April 16, 2015

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Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected a poem by Rosebud Ben-Oni for his series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.

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Post image for Gallery Uses Augmented Reality to Exhibit Modern Art

LOS ANGELES — At galleries and museums, art is increasingly competing for attention with the needy screens of visitors’ cell phones, but at the Echo Park storefront gallery Smart Objects, staring at your cell phone is the only way to appreciate the art.

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I have passed through 700 years in a single hour.

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Post image for The Living, Small-Scale Portraits of Alice Neel

Like her paintings, Alice Neel’s watercolors and drawings, now showing at David Zwirner, wobble and tilt out of proportion, only more so.

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Post image for Revamped Textile Museum in DC Weaves Together Historic and Contemporary Fabrics

WASHINGTON, DC — When you think of textiles in museums, you inevitably imagine old things: musty rooms, faded colors, grandiose tapestries or thread-bare fragments, and fussy, protective installations.

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Comic

I Like It, So What?!

by Jack Sjogren on April 16, 2015

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When I was a kid, being different was terrifying.

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Post image for Human Nests and Other Highlights of African Design

Designer Porky Hefer’s organic capsules are part of Grains of Paradise: Contemporary African Design in collaboration with Southern Guild, a group exhibition at a gallery specializing in contemporary design.

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Post image for Making Sense of Paintings That Tell Snippets of Stories

The narrative impulse in painting is nothing new.

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Post image for The Many Faces of Abraham Lincoln Impersonators

When Greta Pratt photographed the annual meeting of the Association of Lincoln Presenters in 2004, she plunked a chair down in a field for attendees to sit in and told them, “I want you to summon up your inner Lincoln.”

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