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New York is a big art city, with big art fairs, big museums, and lots of big concept art.

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Post image for Suzan Frecon’s Patience Should Be Rewarded

The turning point for Suzan Frecon happened in 1989, when she saw the exhibition of the Swedish artist and mystic, Hilma af Klint: Secret Pictures at PS1.

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Post image for The Swinging Sixties’ Grooviest Art Dealer: In London, Remembering Robert Fraser

LONDON — Looking back at history, one encounters certain individuals who reflect the changing attitudes, social values, or cultural trends of their times, while certain others seem to define and embody them; they’re the ones who become the symbols of the spirit of an age.

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Seeking revelation in the ways that war is curtailed, hidden, biased, and unfinished, Frames of War, a rigorous group show at the small but dauntlessly ambitious Bushwick nonprofit Momenta Art, approaches state violence through the edges of recognition.

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Artworks that Clock Working Life

by Gretta Louw on March 20, 2015

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BERLIN — Time & Motion: Redefining Working Life, a tightly curated exhibition currently on show at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) in Berlin, is small but packs a real punch.

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Post image for Celebrating Photographers of Color and the Collectives That Have Nurtured Them

“And who else is there?” A staff member at a well-known photo festival and I were nearing the end of an awkward conversation.

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Post image for Mankind’s Mess, Subsumed by Beautiful Landscapes

In the middle of the night, photographer Simon Norfolk dips a garden rake, wrapped in shaggy white carpet — a makeshift wick — into petroleum and sets it on fire.

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Post image for A Painter’s Reflective (and Reflected) Photographic Portraits

PARIS — The use of mirrors in art has been a rich one, used by Pop, Kinetic, Minimal, and Conceptual artists. In this long tradition, the Jeu de Paume currently offers an additional point of reference.

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Post image for Photographing the Destructive Isolation of a US Military Base in Afghanistan

LONDON — The documentary Restrepo (2010) opens with a dramatic shot of a helicopter whirring through the craggy brown peaks, green fields, and deep valleys of Afghanistan.

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MONTRÉAL — In the 24/7 news cycle of BuzzFeed, the Huffington Post, and every other “content producer” on the internet, there is a fine line between news and entertainment.

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