This week, war photography and pop culture, breaking up the major museums, Hello Kitty is not a cat, video game sexism, criminalizing science, and more.
This week, another Brooklyn Bridge breach, this time not for the sake of art, but a selfie.
I have been a fan of small and independent presses ever since I discovered the Grolier Poetry Book Shop (6 Plympton Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts) during my senior year of high school.
As for iSweat Fitness Music, ah, blame it if you will on my own schlocky taste.
SEATTLE — I believe what Wallace Stevens said: a mythology reflects its region. So in moving from New York City to Seattle in 1995, I was doubly anxious, knowing neither the region nor its mythology.
In Jenny Dubnau’s Long Island City studio is a vertical mirror with adhesive stenciled letters spelling out the name “Jennifer.”
The curators of the 31st São Paulo Biennial have supported the artists’ call on the organization to return Israeli sponsorship funds, a demand they believe “should be a trigger to think about the funding sources of major cultural events.”
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Artist Michelle Handelman has taken the epic 7-hour film Les Vampires about a bizarre underground criminal gang and transformed into “Irma Vep, The Last Breath,” a video project that is about “living in the shadows, criminal anxiety and the relationship between the artist and her creation, both fictional and real.”
Commissioned by former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, the songs in Adel Abidin’s “Three Love Songs” (2010) are transformed into sinister pop music videos that use attractive blonde women as conduits for the fallen dictator’s propaganda.
Last month, German filmmaker and artist Harun Farocki died at the age of 70. Farocki made films that were unabashedly political yet remarkably reserved.
In the 1980s, the dream of going pop — as in pop culture rather than Pop art — in the art wold was raging strong, and many people thought it practically imminent.