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The word “robot” first appeared in Czech author Karel Čapek’s 1920 play R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots).
All Black Cats Are Not Alike, by writer-illustrator duo Amy Goldwasser and Peter Arkle, is a true feat in the age-old tradition of cat art.
SALEM, Mass. — Do not walk into Native Fashion Now expecting fringes and buckskin.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — When visiting an art exhibit, there’s a temptation to start at the entryway and work your way through it following the path established by the curator.
Since Christmas Eve, some lights along the streets and in the houses of Bushwick have spelled out a number of messages quite different from the festive wishes one usually finds during the holiday season.
WASHINGTON, DC — The work presented at the Renwick Gallery was always a perfect counterpoint to the artifacts and antiquities, modernist painting, and contemporary sculpture and film on view at the various museums on the National Mall.
The murderous impact of homophobia on the AIDS crisis is so apparent and traumatic that the violent, systemic racism that undergirds it gets lost.
I’m compelled to make burdensome artistic goals for myself on vacation …
Forget the rich and powerful — they’re predictable. We’re more interested in the powerless. That’s where the real stories are, where the future is decided, where creativity starts. Here is our annual list of the art world’s most powerless.
“Our ideal vision for the South Bronx is economic upliftment, an end to environmental degradation, and quality-of-life enhancement without displacement.”
CHENGDU, China — In a series of eight-hour-long actions titled Puzzling Tracks, Zhou Bin placed an ant on a piece of rice paper.