In mid June, Tate opened the £260 million expansion of Tate Modern, the Switch House. In mid August, it posted three job listings for assistant curator positions at Tate Britain and Tate Modern with starting annual salaries of £24,360.Continue Reading →
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DETROIT — It is difficult for a young artist to think about her legacy.Continue Reading →
This week, goodbye, Gawker, Zombie Urbanism, Olympic medals for art, criticizing McMansions, and more.Continue Reading →
“If you slid Pluto to where Earth is right now, heat from the sun would evaporate that ice, and it would grow a tail. Now that’s no kind of behavior for a planet.”Continue Reading →
Where to begin with such a passage? Do we criticize the comparison of the indigenous inhabitants of Australia with dinosaurs? The callous description of a community that doesn’t fit the “Western” beauty aesthetic?Continue Reading →
This week, why we need art, art students today, office design in Tokyo, meth in North Korea, a 17th-century Turkish travel writer, writing the other, and more.Continue Reading →
“When the mind withdraws into itself and dispenses with facts it makes only chaos.”Continue Reading →
That artists have a tendency to be strange is not surprising. However, Erik Satie, who was a groundbreaking composer that lay the foundation for minimalism in 20th-century classical music, really waved his freak flag high.Continue Reading →
One can only imagine the patience and tolerance required of New York Magazine writer Amy Larocca to spend time with Vanessa Beecroft and listen to the utter absurdity spewing from the artist’s mouth.Continue Reading →
We received the following statement from the Art Not Oil coalition regarding the new BP sponsorships of major cultural institutions in the UK.Continue Reading →