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LOS ANGELES — The latest development in the debate over art and gentrification in Boyle Heights took place earlier this month, when a public forum was held at the Pico Gardens complex, part of the largest public housing bloc west of the Mississippi.

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Post image for Artist Tehching Hsieh to Represent Taiwan at Venice Biennale 2017

Taipei Fine Arts Museum has announced Tehching Hsieh as the sole artist, representing Taiwan with an exhibition to be curated by Adrian Heathfield at the 57th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale 2017.

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Post image for Can Abstraction Help Us Understand the Value of Black Lives?

ST. LOUIS — Several months ago, I made the commitment to be away from New York City, my home and native land, for the duration of this summer.

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Trump’s War on Subtlety

by Steven Weinberg on July 28, 2016

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I know this week is supposed to be all about Hillary, but I’m still feeling kinda ill from the last one.

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Post image for Photographer Files $1 Billion Suit Against Getty for Licensing Her Public Domain Images

In December, documentary photographer Carol Highsmith received a letter from Getty Images accusing her of copyright infringement for featuring one of her own photographs on her own website.

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Post image for The Sinuous Lines of Influence Between Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt

CLEVELAND — When I first saw the wall, I didn’t see what was on it.

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Post image for Why Were So Many Women Excluded from the History of Abstract Expressionism?

In the fourth episode of the Hyperallergic Podcast we focus on the Women of Abstract Expressionism exhibition at the Denver Art Museum.

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Post image for From Warhol’s Grave to Elvis’s Front Door, 10 Museum Webcams to Watch

From the world’s oldest ham to corvettes crushed in a sinkhole, some of the greatest wonders of our museums are available 24/7 through online webcams.

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Post image for A Sculptor Imagines a Human Designed to Survive Car Crashes

Yesterday, I met Graham. I met him on MeetGraham.com.au. I met his half-formed teats, all 13 of them, and his thick, tough skin, and his knee joints that rotate 360 degrees, like a demon’s.

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MuseumsWeekend

Upbeat and Edgy

by John Yau on July 24, 2016

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With the rise of artists desperate to align themselves with one compromised avant-garde tradition or another, it is useful to remember that Stuart Davis never fit in.

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