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Entries by ARTINFO from 06/2012

A Hard Look at "Soft Work," Sterling Ruby's Cushy and Satirical Solo Exhibition in France

| Posted 06.08.2012 | Arts

REIMS -- "Soft Work," Sterling Ruby's first solo show in France, opened last week at the Champagne-Ardenne FRAC in Reims. It focuses on several new pi...

Learning From Lagos: Contemporary Architects Harvest the Slums for Design Inspiration

| Posted 06.11.2012 | Arts

A few days ago, architecture and design magazine eVolo published a conceptual proposal called "Favela Cloud," a formal scheme to redevelop the Brazili...

Has Spencer Tunick Ruined Public Nudity for All Israelis? The Photographer Inspires Anti-Stripping Bill

| Posted 06.13.2012 | Arts

Spencer Tunick, the troublemaking American photographer famous for shooting large numbers of naked people in interesting places, may have just made it...

The Dallas Museum of Art Scores $300,000 to Launch an Experimental "Laboratory for Museum Innovation"

| Posted 06.22.2012 | Arts

Following a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the launch of its conservation program, the Dallas Museum of Art has announced ano...

Following Tunisia's Art Fair Riots, Artists Speak Out About the Escalating Attacks on Free Speech

| Posted 06.22.2012 | Arts

What is more important to an incipient democracy: the freedom to practice your religion, or the freedom to criticize it? Over the past month, many ar...

The 30-and-Under Crowd: The Art World's Most Influential Young Figures

| Posted 06.26.2012 | Arts

Summer in the art world is a relaxed affair -- galleries close early, publications slow down, and tourist-filled museums tend to scare away the profes...

"It Is Ultimately About Freedom": Barry McGee on His Prism Gallery Show and Berkeley Museum Retrospective

| Posted 06.26.2012 | Arts

Barry McGee has become an icon in the realm street art and its associated subcultures of skateboarding to graffiti. His style is a hybrid, incorporati...