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Manufactured Outrage Over Smithsonian Art Exhibit

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

The controversy over a recent art exhibit at the Smithsonian seems calibrated more for immortality through Drudge and Breitbart and Fox News than presenting actual issues in a reasoned manner.

BLOG WATCH> Sue Williams's Permanent Record On DailyServing

dailyserving.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Can't we all just learn to trust Sue Williams? So what if, after all her stylistic shifts, she's showing a new body of work devoted to 9/11 conspiracy...

"John Maeda Is The Fortune Cookie" (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Speaking to the president of the Rhode Island School of Design provides insight into what it means to be an artist, especially during an economic downturn that sees resources deflected from creative industries.

HAIKU REVIEWS: From Aida To Beethoven | San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Rafael

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

Art of the Americans, MFA Boston

Chad Hagan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Chad Hagan

The renovation has been in planning since 1999, and no details were spared. Bostonians have always taken their art seriously.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Artist Edgar Arceneaux Explore Detroit's Social and Economic History

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Edgar Arceneaux WHAT: "The Algorithm Doesn't Love You", an ongoing series WHEN: November 6 - December 11, 2010 WHERE: SUSANNE VIELMETTER LOS A...

TYPOGRAPHY: 'Types We Can Make' Exhibition At MIT Museum, Boston

Wallpaper* Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

With their 'International Typographic Style' - defined by its clean lines and asymmetric layouts - the Swiss blazed a trail in the world of graphic de...

ART AND DRUGS: High Society, Exhibit On Mind-Altering Drugs In History And Culture

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

We all hope that the art we view can inspire us, as the audience, to take a different perspective on an age old question; to make the familiar unfamil...

Recollecting an Image: Amy Arbus and Ann Magnuson Visit the New York Public Library

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

Integral participants of the downtown art scene in 1980's New York, photographer Amy Arbus and performance artist Ann Magnuson lived in the vortex of an edgy and fast-paced creative community.

Ray Yoshida, Seminal Influence

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

If you aspire to comprehend Chicago, it is imperative to understand its art, because it is a reflection of the people and work ethic that exist here.

Memory Persists on the Lower East Side (PHOTOS)

Tom Johansmeyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Tom Johansmeyer

Ahron Weiner has brought a stunning artistic creation to the Stanton Street Shul on the Lower East Side. Memorial Wall, a walk through Jewish history, consists of 60 individual photographs spanning 35 feet.

Shattered Glass, Rethinking the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil Collection

Susan Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Susan Segal

Shattered Glass, Rethinking the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil Collection, treats New Yorkers to an exclusive look into Post-Revolution artworks that touches upon identity, life, death and the history of Mexico.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Poet Allen Ginsberg's Photos At National Gallery

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WASHINGTON -- The poet Allen Ginsberg, who died in 1997, adored life, feared death and craved fame. These obsessions seemed to have kept him, despite ...

AUCTION HOUSE EXHIBIT: Art Inspired By 'Divine Comedy' On View At Sotheby's

nytimes.com | CAROL VOGEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The line between auction houses and art galleries keeps blurring. It is no longer unusual for Sotheby's and Christie's to take over entire galleries. ...

BLOG WATCH> Gert & Uwe Tobias' German Exhibit On ArtObserved

AO Art Observed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Currently on view at Contemporary Fine Arts Berlin is "Neue Arbeiten," an exhibition of recent work by fraternal collaborative Gert & Uwe Tobias (b. 1...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Sol LeWitt's 2D+3D At The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Sol LeWitt WHAT: Sol LeWitt: 2D+3D WHEN: November 18, 2010 - April 24, 2011 WHERE: Walker Art Center 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 554...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: LA Artist Exhibition curated by Roger Herman

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Stephen Canaday, Mari Eastman, Bart Exposito, Gustavo Hererra, Roger Herman, Raffi Kalenderian, Charles Karubian, David Korty, Cyril Kuhn, Hubert...

FILM RETROSPECTIVE: Ousmane Sembene's 'African Stories,' On View At Walker Art Center

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Ousmane Sembene WHAT: African Stories- Film Retrospective WHEN: November 5- November 20, 2010 WHERE: Walker Art Center Walker Cinema, 1750 Hen...

ONLINE EXHIBITION: 'On Seeing,' Curated By Annie Buckley

Annie Buckley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Annie Buckley

When I was in graduate school, I recall a professor asking me, "What do you want to do with your work?" I replied, rather naively, "I want to make art...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Marina Abramovic's 'Rhythm' and 'Back To Simplicity' In London

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Marina Abramovic WHEN: Until November 13, 2010 WHERE: Lisson Gallery 52-54 and 29 Bell Street, London, NW1 5DA WHY: Lisson Gallery is pleased ...

BLOG WATCH> Rise Of Rebellion On Daily Serving

dailyserving.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Norwegian visual artist and writer Matias Faldbakken is currently exhibiting a new series of works titled Shocked into Abstraction at Ikon Gallery in ...

PHOTOS: EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Pages From Ancient Egyptian Book Of The Dead At The British Museum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: 'Journey Through the Afterlife: The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead' WHEN: 4 November 2010 - 6 March 2011 WHERE: British Museum Great...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Abstract and Figurative Paintings Of Joshua Elias And Judith Liebe

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Joshua Elias and Judith Liebe WHAT: Crosshairs: A Pictorial Conversation Between Abstract and Figurative Paintings WHEN: Opening October 21st...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Quaytman's Letter To San Francisco And It's Museum of Modern Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

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PHOTOGRAPHY: Emerging Artists At Moma's New Photography 2010 Show, NYC

Dazed Digital | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

New Photography looks to bring together a group of artists who have expanded the conventional definitions of the photographic medium and in recent yea...