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PARIS — Jaded neo-pop (one is tempted to say “poop” here) is on view in the Galeries Lafayette’s très kitsch exhibition TP–RAMA, the latest from art-commerce duo of Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, aka TOILETPAPER.

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Post image for Rachel Whiteread’s Concrete Cabin Awaits Discovery in the Governors Island Hills

British artist Rachel Whiteread and curator Tom Eccles discussed both the Unabomber and Henry David Thoreau’s Walden in considering the form and isolation of the American cabin.

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Post image for On the Shore of the Hudson, an Occasion to Simply Be

BEACON, NY — “All right, folks, Beacon will be next … Beacon next, Beeeeaa-con Beacon Beacon,” says a Metro-North conductor in my headphones.

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Post image for Paint Flows Over a Rockaway Ruin Like Hurricane Waves

One of the most remarkable places accessible to the public in New York City is the ruins of the Fort Tilden military base on the Rockaway Peninsula, where huge batteries with now-empty heavy gun turrets open to the beach.

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Post image for Shooting Down the Purely Aesthetic Aspirations of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s Piers

SULZANO, Italy — I decided to make the journey from my home in Rome to Sulzano in northern Italy to judge the merits and pitfalls of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s “Floating Piers” — an almost two-mile long floating walkway situated on Lake Iseo — for myself.

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Post image for From a Cave Church to a Fairy Tunnel, an Outdoor Exhibition Revels in Turkey’s Landscape

CAPPADOCIA, Turkey — Let Us Cultivate Our Gardens wants us to be present, to look at the land of Cappadocia and its heritage, but also to disassociate from its preciousness and instead revel in its vitality.

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Post image for Wrestling with the “Forces of Wickedness” Along 8 Mile Road

DETROIT — Saturday, May 28 was a staggeringly hot day out along 8 Mile Road, where, just before three in the afternoon, a somewhat anomalous crowd of people began to gather.

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Post image for Tracing the Contours of Power at the Marrakech Biennale

MARRAKESH — In the vaults adjacent to the city’s Koutoubia Mosque, a video by the Copenhagen-based artists’ group Superflex tells the story of migrants and refugees eager to reach Europe.

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Post image for A Monthlong Harlem Art Fair Pops Up in Public Spaces

The Flux Art Fair, which is only in its second year, has done something boldly innovative with the art fair format: created a scheme of public works placed throughout Harlem’s parks and boulevards.

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Post image for Talismanic Calligraphy Made Contemporary in Marrakech

Unlike many of Koraïchi’s contemporaries, who seek to abstract calligraphic forms, he not only nods at tradition, but, as an artist of Sufi lineage himself, he inscribes his work within it.

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