Plus, London’s Design Museum got a £3 million reprieve, and architect Junya Ishigami wins one of the world’s richest architecture awards.
The new program allows people arrested for minor offenses, like shoplifting or painting graffiti, to avoid jail time and a court appearance by taking a two-hour course.
Graffiti artists collaborated to represent the military apparatus that executed thousands of poor farmers, youths, and other civilians. But dozens of military officials and police proceeded to cover the mural with white paint.
For the first time in decades, more than 30 collages from Bearden’s Profile series is being shown together.
“The tactics used against us have been brutal, nasty, coercive,” said one of the workers employed by UOVO, a high-end art logistics company. “What we’re asking for is just the ability to bargain as equals.”
A pair of exhibitions at David Zwirner conveys the photographer’s skill at perceiving arresting visual juxtapositions, revealing a consciousness that is supple and keenly insightful.
“Rocywood” movies — inspired by Hollywood — portray local realities in the favelas, from the joys of growing up in a tight-knit neighborhood to the difficulties of living among violence.
For 10 years, the Crossing church in Columbia, Missouri, has helped sponsor the country’s premier documentary film festival. Now, however, that relationship has ended.
In the recently published collection We Are in Open Circuits, Paik’s prescient critiques of image consumption suggest he probably would’ve been great at Twitter.
A recent recipient of the prestigious Heinz Award, the artist and filmmaker discusses his process and the importance of seeing art-making as another form of labor. Hyperallergic also has an exclusive stream of his short film Ears, Nose and Throat.
This program explores new approaches to leadership in critical creative practice, cultural entrepreneurship, and arts and entertainment.
Graphic designer and activist Josh MacPhee’s third edition of Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels unlocks a whole world of political storytelling.