The following “correspondence” was sent to us anonymously, and we publish it here as an archival document indicating the state of collector/dealer relationships in the 21st century.
Five Rules for (Kinda) Viewing Art
Art critic Philip Kennicott published a guide to viewing art in the Washington Post this week. Lovely and thoughtful though it is, parts of it just seemed sort of … old-fashioned, you know?
Welcome to “It’s the Arts,” with Monty Python
It’s the Friday afternoon before Memorial Day Weekend, which means, if you’re anything like me, your brain is somewhere out the window. Why not indulge its wandering weirdness with some Monty Python?
BuzzFeed Acquires Hyperallergic, Critical Pivot for Future of Art Blogs
OMG, we have exciting news today: Hyperallergic has been acquired by bleeding-edge media company BuzzFeed for an undisclosed amount.
Emojis May Be Going Multiculti, but What About Art?
Here at Hyperallergic, we’ve discussed — and griped about — the limited menu of emoji on smartphones but now there’s word that Apple may expand the usual emoji suspects with more racial diversity to reflect a more inclusive reality. But can I suggest a few others?
‘Portlandia’ Lampoons Anti-Corporate Student Art
Ronald McDonald + Something Violent and Crazy (Like Money) = SHOCK
5 Ephemeral Internet Pages That Wink at Ubiquitous Popular Culture Figures and Tropes in a Way That Will Surely Amuse You and For a Moment Alleviate Your Crushing Alienation
If the title doesn’t tell you everything you need to know about this post … well, then we can’t help you …
Generate Exhibition Titles with the Click of a Button
I was extremely pleased this afternoon when Museum Nerd tweeted the Lazy Curator Random Exhibition Title Generator. Conceived by Rebecca Uchill and programmed by Ben Guaraldi, the site, well, generates amazing exhibition titles at the click of a button.
Vito Acconci is an underrated poet.
Gilbert Adair is well worth reading.
Rachel Adams is well worth reading.
Etel Adnan is an underrated poet.
Sacklers Endow Sackler Center Sackler Family Curator
Everything Sackler changes, and everything Sackler stays the same.
These Are the Best GIFs on the Internet Right Now
Do you lie awake at night, sweating bullets, crippled by an unshakable insecurity, a sinister hunch crowding your mind, a sour soupçon that perhaps you are not viewing the “right” GIFs on the internet? Fear not.
James Turrell or Looney Tunes?
Maybe Turrell is an appropriationist at heart?