This week, US architecture’s odd couple, Roberta Smith about the new SFMOMA, Taibbi on Trump, censorship in Israel, multi-generational affluence in Florence, animals in art project, and more.Continue Reading →
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“The nice thing about quotes is that they give us a nodding acquaintance with the originator, which is often socially impressive.”Continue Reading →
This week, bell hooks on Beyoncé, photographs from behind, makeshift memorials to gun violence in New York, Philip-Lorca diCorcia on the art market.Continue Reading →
“Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.”Continue Reading →
There’s a saying: “When you’re accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.”Continue Reading →
This week, the Pope in the Sistine Chapel, logo ripoffs, art’s connection to OxyContin, Saudi Arabia’s destruction of Yemeni cultural heritage, gender disparity in the art world, and more.Continue Reading →
“While the people retain their virtue, and vigilance, no administration, by any extreme of wickedness or folly, can very seriously injure the government, in the short space of four years.”Continue Reading →
This week, the new SFMOMA, artist-gallery breakups, Obama and the Churchill bust, portraits out of data, Moscow’s tacky art problem, and more.Continue Reading →
“Alliance: In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other’s pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.”Continue Reading →
This week, identity art, the impact of AIDS on art, color palettes of masterpieces, artist responsibility, Afro-pessimism, journalism problems, the Prince font, and more.Continue Reading →