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Conceptual Art

Prince Gallery's "Invisible Objects"

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 06.10.2016 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Kristoffer Ørum, "Invisible Objects", installation view, Prince Gallery As a follow up to my last article on Prince Gallery I wanted to share with y...

Growers and Makers

Daniel Maidman | Posted 03.28.2016 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

I've just gone to see two solo shows by two artists I've been following for several years: Melanie Vote's Images of Overgrowth at Hionas Gallery, and ...

David Zaitz: Big Ideas

Anna Donnella | Posted 03.16.2016 | Arts
Anna Donnella

For David Zaitz, a good conceptual photo is all about the idea. David gets inspiration from anywhere and everywhere, taking ordinary situations and making them extraordinary.

A Home Tour Like None Other: Artist David Ireland's House at 500 Capp Street, San Francisco

Pamela Feinsilber | Posted 03.09.2016 | Arts
Pamela Feinsilber

Ireland made his home a work of art, one reflecting his distinct (to say the least) sensibility. Tiny plaques commemorated the damage left by the safe Ireland dropped a couple of times hauling it downstairs for Mr. Greub, whose name and trade stayed on a front window.

A Catalogue Of Useless Ideas Highlights The Power Of Imagination

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.04.2016 | Arts

A great gift -- one that's significant, thoughtful, filled with meaning, big -- can be, despite all good intentions, somewhat of a drag. The time, mon...

Conceptual photos to make you smile

James Popsys | Posted 02.11.2016 | Arts
James Popsys

Do you ever scroll through instagram or flickr and find you're looking at the same kind of photos every day? I do; famous landscapes, skylines from ro...

Rivers in the Sea: Tom Phillips at Flowers Gallery

Daniel Maidman | Posted 08.05.2015 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

What distinguishes this from category 2 conceptual art, the kind I don't like? The very qualities I ascribed to category one - the passion, the rigor, the discipline.

Behind the White Walls: Isaac Brest's 'Hunger Is the Best Sauce'

Caspar Jopling | Posted 07.17.2016 | Arts
Caspar Jopling

Stepping through the double French doors of 3 Howard Street in New York's bustling Chinatown will immediately vitalize your day - visually and intellectually. The exhibition on show, Hunger is the Best Sauce, is The Still House Group's co-founder, Isaac Brest's most recent provocation of the city's thriving art scene.

The Fiction Landscapes

j.frede | Posted 07.09.2016 | Arts
j.frede

The Fiction Landscapes are a continuation in my interest in memories, both secure and lost within objects, which I first addressed with my Heirlooms b...

Katherine Brooks

Here's Why Strangers Are Reading 2 Million Years Worth Of Dates At The Guggenheim Right Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts

Title, 1965, Acrylic on canvas, triptych, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Patrons’ Permanent Fund For the late artist On Kawara, ti...

Ryder Ripps: "Alone Together", Solo Exhibition at Red Bull Studios, New York (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 05.24.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

Alone Together at Red Bull Studios New York is an exhibition conceived by the New York-based conceptual artist Ryder Ripps. The show addresses the rel...

London Museum To Hide Fake Painting Somewhere In Its Collection

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.28.2015 | Arts

Could you tell a 16th century Titian from a contemporary replica manufactured in China? London's Dulwich Picture Gallery is putting its viewers to the...

Passage & Hours

j.frede | Posted 03.18.2015 | Arts
j.frede

j.frede : Passage - (4pm - 5pm) Man has long been aware of the passing of what we refer to as Time. The celestial bodies traveling above us in regula...

Rejoice! Her Majesty Yoko Ono Is Getting A MoMA Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.11.2014 | Arts

Looks like our wishing tree is finally paying off. Her majesty Yoko Ono -- queen of magically bizarre tweets, avant-garde cover songs, surreal makeup ...

Post Portraiture

j.frede | Posted 02.09.2015 | Arts
j.frede

When something is removed sometimes there can be trace evidence of its presence. The outline on a bare wall where a painting hung for decades, the impression left in a rug where a chair has sat for weeks, a blurred circle on a tabletop where a glass stood for moments. For this instance that which is left behind are thumbtacks upon the surface of telephone poles on any given street.

My Dog Deserves an MFA. No, Seriously.

F. Scott Hess | Posted 11.23.2014 | Arts
F. Scott Hess

I first noticed that my dog, Roxy Hess, had artistic intentions when she left a forceful and unmistakable message on the floor of the studio we share. Slow human that I am, I hadn't realized that Roxy was not only on top of the latest developments in the artworld, she was running amongst the pack leaders.

12 Delicious Marcel Duchamp Quotes To Unleash Your Inner Artist

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.28.2014 | Arts

On one July 28, 127 years ago, a man named Marcel Duchamp was welcomed into this bizarre and beautiful world, only to make it all the stranger. He's o...

A New Arts Gym, A New Website for Willem de Kooning, the Death of On Kawara and Other Recommended Readings

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.23.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

As the arts scene at Stanford receives increasing resources and attention, the University has started planning the construction of a new "arts gym" -- a drop-in studio and performing arts space.

April Nordbee: Small Town Duchamp

John Seed | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts
John Seed

April Nordbee, a 29-year-old mother of two who lives in Wisconsin, has found her life completely changed over the past two years, all as the result of a lucky keystroke error she made during a Google search that caused her to discover the life and work of artist Marcel Duchamp.

This Artist Is Literally Bottling Up Our Emotions

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 05.30.2014 | Arts

Therapists (and mothers) around the world have touted the old adage that it's unhealthy to bottle up emotions. For Tennessee-based artist Taylor Kinse...

Ai Weiwei's Evidence: Major Solo Exhibition in Berlin (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

The retrospective is titled Evidence and is seen as a political exhibition with works that comment on social and political issues in China.

The Art of Conceptual Poetry: Interview With Geoffrey Gatza

Loren Kleinman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Geoffrey Gatza is an award-winning poet and editor. He is the author many books of poetry, including Secrets of my Prison House.

NCCA Kronstadt: All Ways But Still

j.frede | Posted 04.05.2014 | Arts
j.frede

For centuries, man has placed his faith in an invisible force. Something that could be felt, feared even, but which remains unseen.

Magritte at MoMA: Mystery of the Ordinary

Liena Vayzman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts
Liena Vayzman

Magritte's paintings, while traditional in technique (often oil on canvas), are innovative and witty in concept. Doubling, fragmentation, displacement, and irrational juxtapositions are his favored strategies.

7 Top 'Art Wanks' at Tasmania's Newest Museum: 'Monanism' on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

It's a large box-type edifice built at a reported cost of more than $75 million into a sandstone cliff on a promontory a 30-minute ferry ride from Hobart, Tasmania's capital, on the north bank of the Derwent River.