The deadbeat artist. The streetside genius. The greedy gallerist and vacuous collector. Spend much time in the often elite and mystifying art world, and you’re bound to discover some truth in each stereotype. But if you’d rather not, just watch Artistically Challenged, a comedic new “television series” that launched July 1 on Instagram.
The 36 photographs currently on view at Sushi Bar Gallery are the works of 19 alumni of the Yale Photography MFA program. With the prints framed and hung neatly on the gallery’s white walls, the show seems like any other standard group exhibition — except for this one, the curators pulled the images from the artists’ personal Instagram streams.
When most people think of iPhone photography, they think of Instagram. But not everybody is enamored with the popular app: namely, some professional photographers.
We’re growing accustomed to the auction world’s desire to be perceived as cool. First it was skateboarding videos, then selfies, and now “breaking news” via Instagram.
We’ve been having a lot of fun with our Instagram feed, and over the last week we gave followers a firsthand look at the art fairs and events in New York during Frieze Week.
It’s hard not to be enamored with Projecteo, a mini-projector for your Instagram photos.
Is it possible that some internet memories are so good that you can almost taste them? Well, Boomf — aka Magic Mallows — is banking on our need to consume memories in more ways than one.
Every wonder what art history would’ve been like if Instagram was around for some pivotal moments?
OAKLAND, Calif. — Part of what makes propaganda effective is the way it uses words that collectively sound like they mean something but ultimately signal very little.
Samsung’s #LiveInTheMoment Instagram photo contest has been mired in controversy since a winning photograph was discovered to be the image of another photographer that was altered by flipping, cropping, and adding a filter.
The relationship between the Israeli populace and the country’s military is vastly different than the equivalent here in the US. That may sound like an obvious statement, but it’s one that kept coming to mind when I read Hyperallergic staff writer Alicia Eler’s post last week about the Insta-aesthetics of war.
When the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) joined Instagram two weeks ago, the move prompted bemused and occasionally earnest reactions from the publications tasked with paying attention to these kinds of things.