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12 Things To Search For At The Brand New Whitney Museum

(0) Comments | Posted May 1, 2015 | 2:52 PM


Installation view of Mary Heilmann: Sunset (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, May 1, 2015–). Photograph by Marco Anelli © 2015

"The Whitney has always believed in the importance of the present," Adam D. Weinberg, director of the Whitney Museum of...

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Why One Art Gallery Is Hanging AK47s On Its Walls

(3) Comments | Posted May 1, 2015 | 9:28 AM


AK47, Black on white paint, lacquered, 87cm x 25cm: Removed from DR Congo. Decommissioned AK47 of Russian origin. AK47 is McCrow’s original artwork.

"Guns have long had an extraordinary and terrible influence over us," artist McCrow writes on his website. "There...

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Amid Unrest, The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Plays A Free Concert

(9) Comments | Posted April 29, 2015 | 11:33 AM

"This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before," said Leonard Bernstein, the music director of the New York Philharmonic in November of 1963, just days after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Over half a...

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Here Are All The 2015 Tony Award Nominations

(13) Comments | Posted April 28, 2015 | 9:51 AM

The 2015 Tony Nominations are here, thanks to announcers Bruce Willis and Mary-Louise Parker, who woke up before 8:30 a.m. on a Tuesday morning to read off this season's theater honorees.

The list of plays, musicals, actors, directors, designers and composers in the running for a shiny Tony award this...

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10 Artists, Illustrators And Designers Committed To Keeping Print Alive Around The World

(2) Comments | Posted April 27, 2015 | 4:06 PM


"Print isn't dead."

So reads a block of text opposite the table of contents in People of Print. The beautifully adorned tome, published by Thames & Hudson earlier this month, explores a world in which GIFs, generative imagery and fractals...

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Mιάου!Πορτρέτα διάσημων καλλιτεχνών με τις γάτες που τους βοήθησαν να μη χάσουν τα λογικά τους

(0) Comments | Posted April 26, 2015 | 3:55 PM

«Πιστεύω πως οι καλλιτέχνες και οι γάτες είναι συγγενή πνεύματα, επειδή μυθοποιούνται συχνά», λέει η συγγραφέας Alison Nastasi στη Huffington Post. «Αντιμετωπίζονται και οι δύο συχνά ως στερεότυπα λόγω της υποτιθέμενης φήμης τους ως απόμακροι ή ακόμα και εγωκεντρικοί».

Η Nastasi είναι ο ιθύνων νους πίσω από το «Artists and...

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As fotos mais incríveis de bailarinos e bailarinas no Instagram

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2015 | 1:56 PM

A bailarina Misty Copeland, símbolo do American Ballet Theater, tem mais de 402.000 seguidores no Instagram. Apenas para comparação, atletas como Venus e Serena Williams têm cada uma 89.500 e 992.000 seguidores, respectivamente, Michael Phelps tem 462.000 e Danica Patrick 26.900.

Claramente o ballet é o mais fotogênico dos esportes....

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전설적 예술가와 그들의 고양이들(화보)

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2015 | 3:52 PM

작가 알리슨 나스타시는 허핑턴포스트에 "예술가와 고양이는 영혼을 공유하는 존재들이에요. 왜냐면 둘 다 종종 신화화되니까요."라고 말한다. "둘 다 종종 자기애로 가득한 존재나 고독한 존재로 스테레오타입화되는 경향도 있지요."

나스타시는 책 '예술가들과 그들의 고양이들(Artists and Their Cats)'의 저자다. 이 책은 파블로 피카소로부터 프리다 칼로를 거쳐 살바도르 달리에 이르기까지, 예술가들과 그들의 반려묘...

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Who Said It?: Don Quixote Or Don Draper

(1) Comments | Posted April 23, 2015 | 9:58 AM

Today, every book-adoring Twitter user is paying homage to a certain literary heavyweight's deathiversary. (Ahem, his name rhymes with Gilliam Rhakespeare).

Yes, the Bard passed away on this day centuries ago, leaving behind a trove of sonnets and plays every ninth grader learns to loathe love. But, all this...

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Portraits Of Famous Artists, And The Cats That Kept Them Sane

(4) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 9:05 AM

"I think the artist and cat are kindred spirits, because they are often mythologized," author Alison Nastasi explained to The Huffington Post. "Both are frequently stereotyped as being aloof or even self-interested."

Nastasi is the mind behind Artists and Their Cats, an aptly named compilation of photographs illustrating...

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장애를 가진 사람들이 뇌로 창조한 예술(동영상)

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2015 | 2:12 PM

국제인권감시기구(Human Rights Watch)에 따르면 중국에는 8300만 명(2013년기준)의 장애인이 있다고 한다. 장애를 가진 사람이 이렇게 많음에도 불구하고, 국가적인 지원은 거의 없는 상태다.

장애를 가진 사람들의 인권과 현실에 대한 의식을 환기하기 위해, 작년 중국인 예술가 조디 슝(Jody Xiong)이 물감회사 윈저 앤 뉴튼(Winsor &...

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This Year's Activist Awards Showcase Some Of The World's Most Impactful Photography

(9) Comments | Posted April 17, 2015 | 9:31 AM

"The photograph itself doesn't interest me," famed photojournalist Henri Cartier-Bresson famously proclaimed. "I want only to capture a minute part of reality."

Such an ethos might help to explain the spirit of San Francisco-based Catchlight's Activist Awards, an annual photography contest that honors both professional and emerging individuals...

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«Σταματήστε να λέτε στις γυναίκες να χαμογελάσουν»

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 10:48 AM

Από τη μέρα που το δημόσιο καλλιτεχνικό έργο της Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, «Stop Telling Women to Smile» («Σταματήστε να λέτε στις γυναίκες να χαμογελάσουν») έγινε γνωστό, η συγκεκριμένη φράση μετατράπηκε σε πολεμική κραυγή των ακτιβιστών παγκοσμίως.


Τοιχοκολλώντας σκίτσα γυναικών στους δρόμους της Νέας Υόρκης, συνοδευμένα από φράσεις...

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Yoko Ono Gets Long Overdue Recognition On The Cover Of W Magazine

(6) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 9:47 AM

Her majesty Yoko Ono is having quite the renaissance.

To date, she has over 4.74 million followers watching her every avant-garde remark on Twitter. In 2013, she released her latest album, "Take Me to the Land of Hell," wooing icons like Questlove, Lenny...

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어린 시절의 기억을 녹은 아이스크림으로 표현한 사진작가(화보)

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 12:56 AM


사진작가 마이클 마사이아의 작품들은 기이하게 불편하면서 그만큼 향수를 품고 있다. 마사이아가 이번에는 여러 종류의 아이스크림을 장노출로 찍었다. 유년의 기억이 아스라해지듯 아이스크림이 녹는 흔적이 그의 카메라 앞에서 초현실적인 패턴을 만들었다.

그의 이 사진 연작의 제목은 변신시킨다는 뜻의 'Transmogrify'다. 마사이아는 허핑턴포스트에 "녹을...

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Blue Is The New Orange. Here Are 28 Gorgeous Examples Of The Pigment's Place In Art History

(5) Comments | Posted April 15, 2015 | 9:20 AM

Pablo Picasso. Mary Cassatt. Yves Klein. Georgia O'Keeffe.

This is just a handful of the many 20th century artists who've dipped their brush in a pool of blue pigment. From Picasso's much-studied "Blue Period" to Klein's invention of IKB (International Klein Blue), painters in particular seemed to have gone...

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Surreal Photos Of Melted Ice Cream Are A Beautiful Reminder Of Childhood

(1) Comments | Posted April 15, 2015 | 8:50 AM

Michael Massaia's photographs are as nostalgic as they are disturbing. His long-exposure images capture a subject matter familiar to most. From a SpongeBob SquarePants popsicle to a Neapolitan ice cream sandwich, he frames the frozen treats most people's summer memories are made of. Yet, Massaia doesn't just realistically...

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Meet On Kawara, An Artist Who Obsessively Documented His Life For 48 Years

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2015 | 8:53 AM


Title, 1965, Acrylic on canvas, triptych, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Patrons’ Permanent Fund

For the late artist On Kawara, time is everything. His titles state as much. "One Million Years" chronicles every year from 998,031 B.C. to A.D....

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다음 빙하기가 오면 대도시는 이렇게 변한다(사진)

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2015 | 2:33 AM

프랑스 화가 프랑수아 론시오는 “21세기를 사는 인간은 자기의 환경을 어떻게라도 조정해보려고 노력하지만, 그런 과정에서 인류의 힘이 아주 미미할 수밖에 없다는 사실을 직면하게 된다.”고 말한다. “또 지구의 삶이 점차, 혹은 갑자기 중단될 수 있다는 가능성을 알게 된다.”

바쁘게 돌아가는 인류의 삶이 어느 순간 정지될 수 있다는 것은...

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"Nacktheit ist die Lösung": So schauen sich Nudisten Kunst an

(0) Comments | Posted April 13, 2015 | 1:22 PM

Warnung: Falls unsere Titelzeile noch nicht deutlich genug war: Hier sehen Sie viele Nacktbilder.

In der Museumswelt gibt es einen besonderen Trend: Nackt-Führungen. Und, wie Sie sich schon denken können, dabei laufen die Besucher nackt durch ein Museum. Diese Touren finden in der Regel außerhalb der Öffnungszeiten statt, wenn die...

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