Weekend


Spearheaded by John Yau, Thomas Micchelli, and Albert Mobilio

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 29, 2015

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This week, the secrets of late Barnett Newman paintings, Parviz Tanavoli in the spotlight, Asian-American poetry and visual art, glitch art, old US infographics, dinosaurs at MoMA, and more.

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Weekend Words: Sight

by Weekend Editors on March 29, 2015

Jan Brueghel the Elder.

John Bramblitt of Denton, Texas, lost his sight 13 years ago but paints vivid portraits and landscapes by “feeling” the textures of different colors.

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Luke Bryan Goes on Spring Break

by Lucas Fagen on March 29, 2015

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Say what you will about Luke Bryan, but you have to admit the dude knows how to motherfuckin’ party.

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GalleriesWeekend

Peter Saul’s Hair-Raising Attacks

by John Yau on March 29, 2015

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Peter Saul’s anarchic imagination is a singular phenomenon in American art.

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Studio Eye

by Jeff McMahon on March 28, 2015

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Walking through In the Studio: Photographs, a three-part show organized by Peter Galassi, former Chief Curator of Photography at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, and spread over several floors of the Gagosian empire on Madison Avenue, the underlying themes of accumulation, storage, labeling, and just plain looking remind us how artists often surround themselves with visual repertories.

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InterviewsWeekend

Beer with a Painter: Lois Dodd

by Jennifer Samet on March 28, 2015

Lois Dodd,

Lois Dodd has lived in a loft-studio on Second Street near the Bowery for over fifty years. When visiting her, one is struck by the independence of her lifestyle, as well as her work.

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Optical painting has been making its presence felt lately, with its 21st-century manifestation swapping the psychedelia and illusionism of its Sixties progenitor, Op Art, for an emphasis on process, systems and formal interrogation.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 22, 2015

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This week, the post-AIDS body, the conservatives are trying to change higher education in North Carolina, Saudi Arabia is destroying its heritage, white fragility, skin tone in comics, cat haikus, and more.

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Weekend Words: Knight

by Weekend Editors on March 22, 2015

Master E.S.,

Spanish investigators report they may have discovered the remains of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, better known as Cervantes, the author of Don Quixote, in a convent in Madrid.

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MusicWeekend

The Electronic Composer in the Modern Age

by Lucas Fagen on March 22, 2015

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The Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments pt2 EP, out since January, is the second Aphex Twin release in a recent period of renewed activity.

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