Looking back on this and other years my biggest objection is perhaps how much I have taken for granted. With that in mind here are 5 hopeful resolutions for this author and the art world in general.
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- The International Center of Photography. Apply for the ICP-Bard MFA Program in Advanced Photographic Studies.
- Dia:Beacon. Now on view is Opus+One, a solo exhibition by Jean-Luck Moulene at Dia:Beacon concurrent with a new work by the artist at the Dan Flavin Art Institute.
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- Kianga Ellis Projects. The New York Group Show — “I am the judge. I am the jury.” Rebellion & Empowerment in Contemporary Art.
- Emily Carr University. Focus your talents. Applications for the 2012 Master of Applied Arts now open.
- Fountain Art Fair. An exhibition of avant garde artwork in Los Angeles during Art Platform, New York during Armory week and Miami during Art Basel Miami Beach.
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We were notified this morning via Twitter that the Istanbul Modern has released the following statement.
Artist Hank Willis Thomas, in an e-mailed response to my December 17 article, “Lawyers Weigh In on Appropriation Art and Fair Use,” made this clarification …
Who decides what is and what is not beautiful? To address these questions, Berthold Ecker, Claude Grunitzky and Andreas Stadler, the curators of Beauty Contest at the Austrian Cultural Forum and MUSA, selected 20 internationally acclaimed artist who grapple with society’s obsession and fascination with physical appearance.
There are claims of censorship in Istanbul as eight artists and an artist collective have made a joint decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Modern museum’s Reality and Dream exhibition. The debate has since snowballed into a discussion about the role of contemporary art in Turkey and the problems associated with corporate sponsorship.
With a final series of performances beginning tonight and continuing through New Year’s Eve at the Park Avenue Armory, the Merce Cunningham Dance Company will close, ending nearly sixty years in operation.
We’re going to keep this week’s edition of Art RX short and sweet (and link filled). Here is what we might suggest for New York-based revelers.
Every year brings another crop of art shows that make us remember why New York is so friggin’ amazing. Here are our picks for what to see in New York’s glorious art museums for 2012.
Know Your Meme compiles the top 40 memes of 2011, including #5 Pepper Spraying Cop.
Things are changing fast in New York — granted, when haven’t they? — but the next few years in particular seem filled with promise to bring fresh architectural and design ideas and monuments that will transform this place into something new. Here are a few thing we’re looking forward to in the coming years.
Last month, we reported on artist Ophelia Chong, who discovered that Starbucks’ recent branding was strangely close to her own art work. The artist has since decided to drop the case and I asked her why.