It’s been three weeks since two masked gunmen stormed into the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and killed 11 people. In that time there’s been self-censorship — quite a bit of it.Continue Reading →
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On January 17 a group of performers hired by a French artist smashed nearly half of the artworks in his new exhibition, then this happened.Continue Reading →
This week, artists and drones, archiving the web, Russian art manifestos, the lies of American Sniper, modern life, and more.Continue Reading →
On Tuesday, Hyperallergic’s Benjamin Sutton reported that a civil court in Antwerp has convicted Luc Tuymans of copyright infringement for appropriating an image by photojournalist Katrijn Van Giel for his painting, “A Belgian Politician” (2011).Continue Reading →
This week, two men made headlines when they doused the tomb of the Soviet Union’s first leader Vladimir Lenin with holy water while reportedly shouting “Rise up and leave!”Continue Reading →
We’re at Cooper Union today to liveblog the ‘The Artist as Debtor: A Conference about the Work of Artists in the Age of Speculative Capitalism’ event.Continue Reading →
LONDON — Belgian artist Luc Tuymans, known for his paintings that rework existing photographic source material, has been found guilty of plagiarism in a European court for using a copyrighted photograph as the inspiration for an artwork.Continue Reading →
This week, tax breaks for billionaire art collectors, architecture of art fairs, assholes who think they’re geniuses, the problem with #AllLivesMatter, a slave who freed herself, literary California, and more.Continue Reading →
This week, amNewYork reported on a recent study from the University of Missouri investigating smartphone separation anxiety.Continue Reading →