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Urs Fischer,

Looming over the pedestrians of midtown Manhattan is a monumental new work, “Big Clay #4” (2013–14) made by the Swiss artist Urs Fischer.

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Post image for A Rebuilt Installation of Barbed Wire and Blurred Reality

There is a contemporary preoccupation that our culture — global, Western, ‘modern’ — will not survive.

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Post image for A Silver Room at Bushwick Open Studios

Inside Jihyun Hong’s compact studio, the artist has sheathed a whole room in metallic silver.

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Post image for Envisioning Detroit as a Postindustrial Boomtown

DETROIT — Detroit Boom City is an ambitious installation orchestrated by Atlanta’s Dashboard Co-Op by invitation of the Ford Motor Company Fund, featuring some of Detroit’s most innovative artists.

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Post image for Experience Sunset-Colored Ice Cream Cones and Other Art Interludes in Central Park

As the Central Park Conservancy celebrates its 35th year, it’s hard to imagine the decrepit shape much of the park was in when they started revitalization efforts in 1980. As part of its anniversary celebrations, the Conservancy partnered with Creative Time.

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Post image for The New Whitney Museum, a Machine for Looking at Art — and Being Seen Looking at Art

In 1977, Jean Baudrillard published his take on a shiny new art museum that had just opened in Paris.

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Post image for Judging Galleries by Their Pens: Chelsea Edition

Join me as I wander the streets of Chelsea and bring you the first in an as-yet-only-theoretical series of gallery pen reviews.

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LOS ANGELES — In the end, I find David Hartt’s exhibition, Interval, produced by LAXART, situated on the second floor of downtown’s Bonaventure Hotel.

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The Seduction of Screens and Neon at Night

by Cara Ober on March 26, 2015

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BALTIMORE — Around seven in the evening, dusky pink light and car headlights from North Avenue ricochet off the glass walls of the KAGRO building, adding an extra layer of nuance to Victoria Fu’s Bubble Over Green.

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MEXICO CITY — A festival is underway in this megalopolis with the ambitious proposal to impose ephemeral, technology-based public art on Chilangos as they go about their daily lives.

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