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Arthur Vogelsang Takes Us into Orbit

by John Yau on June 12, 2016

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Being a poet in America is like being a submarine: you might be seen when you pop up, and, as a rule, people don’t go looking for you.

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Restless and Rigid

by John Yau on June 12, 2016

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The work of Lee Mullican and others, including his friend Gordon Onslow Ford, shatters the myth that the only radical art being made in America in the 1940s and ’50s was by the Abstract Expressionists.

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The Political Art of Alicia Grullón

by Louis Bury on June 11, 2016

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Like the food on our supermarket shelves, public artworks appear to us with their history of labor relations mostly obscured.

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All Blacks Are Matte

by Robin Treadwell on June 11, 2016

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The still life photographs of Lakshmi Luthra, currently showing in Poly at Sushi Bar Gallery in Brooklyn with the work of Jonathan Bruce Williams, could have been shot on the floor of an abandoned department store, somewhere on the border between the Intimates and Electronics departments.

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I keep listening because I want to grasp it, and so the music generates the very frustrated desire it addresses.

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Of all the celebrated structures in the United States, the San Francisco de Asis Mission Church in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico, is arguably the humblest.

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In 1916, Georgia O’Keeffe landed a job teaching art at West Texas State Normal College (now West Texas A&M) and moved to a town called Canyon.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 5, 2016

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This week, Getty’s recorded art history, Muhammad Ali’s radical history, Michelle Obama’s commencement speech, Morley Safer as artist, venture philanthropists, and more.

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Weekend Words: Monster

by Weekend Editors on June 5, 2016

Hieronymus Bosch,

“I have never seen a greater monster or miracle than myself.”

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It’s so hard to read a friend’s book without prejudice.

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