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HOBART, Tasmania — She glared and said, “You don’t have a photo pass so get back behind the cones.”

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Post image for Paris Department Store Kite Display Marks New Low for Ai Weiwei

PARIS — Like a good student of the bottomless pit of fashion, Ai Weiwei has delivered big on his latest class assignment.

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JAKARTA — Located in a large warehouse in the south of town, the Jakarta Biennale 2015, titled Neither Forward nor Back, mixes works by Indonesian and international artists.

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In the midst of a tourist-filled holiday season, we decided to review a genre-busting installation at New York City’s hottest, most innovative museum.

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Post image for Olafur Eliasson’s Sundial of Melting Icebergs Clocks In at Half-Past Wasteful

PARIS — In the aftermath of November’s terrorist attacks and the ruling Socialist Party’s meltdown following a strong first-round showing for Marine Le Pen’s far-right Front National party, I glummly went to the Place du Panthéon to see Ice Watch Paris, an exhibition of melting icebergs by Danish relational artist Olafur Eliasson.

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Post image for Utopian Mirror Ball Sculptures at Paris Climate Conference Are Full of Hot Air

PARIS — The balls of Aerocene hang high above Solutions COP21, floating over ecocidal disaster-mongers as they sleepwalk visitors towards a total surveillance state.

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Fantastical Landscapes That Ripple Through Time

by Rob Colvin on November 25, 2015

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I didn’t quite know what I was getting into when I opted to review the current show of paintings by Jason Saager at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle.

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When Hens Look Like Maleviches

by Daniel Larkin on November 19, 2015

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There is no perfect word or glossary to describe where Laura Lima takes art.

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Post image for Slicing Up a Limo as a Metaphor for Detroit

DETROIT — A limousine can be many things: transportation of choice for prom, a status marker, and a bit of a paradox.

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Post image for At the Venice Biennale, the Philippine Pavilion Favors Beauty Over Ugly Truths

VENICE — “People say I’m extravagant because I want to be surrounded by beauty. But tell me, who wants to be surrounded by garbage?” infamously asked “Iron Butterfly” Imelda Marcos in the eponymous 2003 documentary Imelda.

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