Museums

Annika Larsson’s Bodies Politic

by Mostafa Heddaya on September 19, 2014

Installation view, Annika Larsson, 'Introduction'

ROME — In Annika Larsson’s Introduction at the Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma (MACRO), the recent political unrest in Europe is cast between the historical and the personal, with two video works accompanying a vast arrangement of printed matter.

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Photo Essays

Seeing New York for the First Time

by Hrag Vartanian on September 19, 2014

Photographs by Nana Kofi Acquah, who is taking part in Instragram's first exhibition at Photoville NYC

Photographer Nana Kofi Acquah hails from Ghana and arrived in New York this week to participate in Instagram’s first-ever exhibition at Photoville.

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Post image for Brooklyn Book Festival Participants Sign Petition Denouncing Israeli Government Funding

In response to the Israeli consulate’s sponsorship of a panel discussion at the Brooklyn Book Festival, Adalah-NY has released an open letter and petition denouncing the funding as a violation of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

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Galleries

Past, Present, and Future Feminism

by Alexis Clements on September 19, 2014

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One of the most important tools for helping feminism reach a wide audience in the 1960s and ’70s was the consciousness-raising (CR) group.

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Photographer Gaia Squarci’s Broken Screen series poignantly examines the implications of the blind man’s sign, deconstructing what it means to be visually impaired in a sighted world.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio announces New York's municipal ID program

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced yesterday that holders of New York City’s newly-launched municipal identity card will be granted a year’s worth of privileges at 33 participating cultural institutions.

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News

Art Movements

by Tiernan Morgan on September 19, 2014

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This week in art news: Reward offered for the return of two rare stamps, Met Opera layoffs, criticism of the Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Heights redevelopment, and more.

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Prune Nourry's Imbalance installation in Manhattan's Chinatown

Something is amiss and slightly menacing in one of Manhattan’s numerous Chinatown massage parlors.

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Although we have yet to undertake a formal taxonomy of bad press releases, here at Hyperallergic we have discerned different kinds.

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Getty Foundation announces recipients of Keeping It Modern grant initiative for 20th-century modernist architecture

This week, the first awardees in the new Keeping It Modern grant initiative from the Getty Foundation were announced for 20th-century modernist architecture that requires long-term conservation planning.

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