New York City

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We took a look at the cultural and gender breakdowns of all the artists in the Whitney Museum’s inaugural exhibition in its new building to assess how fresh these perspectives really are.

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It’s been six months since the People’s Climate March took over the streets of Manhattan, but the group behind some of the rally’s most iconic artworks is busier than ever.

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New legislation to be submitted to the New York City Council on Tuesday could bring an end to a decades-long debate surrounding democracy and public art.

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On Kawara’s Polite Conceptualism

by Peter Malone on March 30, 2015

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As my entry into the art world took place just a few years after the Museum of Modern Art’s 1970 Information show, I’ve grown increasingly conscious of an unexpected turn in the positions of several hard-line members of the once aggressively anti-aesthetic conceptual camp.

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Berenice Abbott was best known for being New York City’s official photographer during the Great Depression, though she actually explored a panoply of subjects during her six-decade-long career.

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Post image for Reviewing the Responses to MoMA’s Divisive Painting Survey

As news of art fairs and Bjork took the spotlight earlier this month, I lingered on the Museum of Modern Art’s The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, up through early April.

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On Monday protesters gathered outside the New School (TNS), a university in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, to demand better conditions for the school’s part-time faculty.

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Post image for Painting Four Decades of Change in the East Village

New Works and the Avenue A Cut-Out Theatre, Anton van Dalen’s first solo show in eight years, charts the shifting landscape of New York City. Populated with imaginative characters, the artist’s latest work vividly documents the forces of gentrification and change.

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Post image for Central Park’s 212 Paths in One Public Sculpture

Tatiana Trouvé mounted 212 giant spools of rope onto three steel structures in Doris C. Freedman Plaza, with each rope representing one of Central Park’s winding walkways.

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“Viewer discretion advised: graphic sexual imagery,” reads some floor text that nobody seemed to notice or bother to read this afternoon as they entered Mendes Wood DM’s booth at the Independent.

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