You can’t buy love, as The Beatles famously proclaimed, but perhaps you can buy cultural capital.
Despite their important role in strengthening cultures and communities, languages are fragile things.
Sound maps of rivers and songs for cicadas are two examples of a new kind of music inspired by 19th-century German physicist Hermann von Helmholtz.
On this week’s art crime blotter: Brothers trying to offload fake Goya get conned, gallery manager siphons off $450,000 from Botero sale, and French thieves make off with the King of Siam’s crown.
This morning, three Hyperallergic editors — Elisa Wouk Almino, Jillian Steinhauer, and Benjamin Sutton — ventured out to see the Museum of Modern Art’s latest foray into avant-garde pop star curating: Björk (an exhibition that needs no subtitle).
When art and commerce mix, a certain level of mania is inevitable: it’s what you get when passion and pragmatism collide.
LOS ANGELES — This week, a show on LA’s 100-year-old aqueduct opens, it’s the last chance to see Helen Johnson’s schizophrenic hanging canvases, there’s a zine release party for photographer Tod Seelie, and more!
Is there a veiled allusion to Monica Lewinsky in the portrait of Bill Clinton on display in the National Portrait Gallery?
A new study revealed that red, purple, and pink promote image sharing online, while green, blue, black, and yellow suppress it
LOS ANGELES — “In the 1990s, after NAFTA, the border, and border art specifically, was viewed as a utopian thing, a hybrid of both cultures, the best of both worlds. A lot of the emblematic border art that we know now came from this school of thought, but anyone from Tijuana would know that these ideas are outmoded,” musican and writer Reuben Torres told me at the opening of The Border Again.
A couple of weeks ago, I went to 101 Spring Street, the former home and studio of Donald Judd, to hear about a new Robert Irwin project to be built at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas.
It’s here again, and the art volk will be descending on New York for Armory Week.