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Conceptual Art

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 07.17.2015 | 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 07.09.2015 | Arts

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

Katherine Brooks

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

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

VernissageTV | Posted 05.24.2015 | Arts

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 : 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 regul...

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

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

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

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.

Unraveling: The Art of Christa Maiwald

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Embracing dichotomy, stitch-by-stitch, is finally what lends Maiwald's pieces both their intimate and universal powers.

Drawing as Monastic Practice: Steven Assael at Forum Gallery

Daniel Maidman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

A collection of drawings by Steven Assael is on display right now at Forum Gallery in Manhattan. Assael is universally known by high-technique figurative painters working in the United States today, among whom his skills are legendary.

The Eternal Conceptual: John Bauer's Practice

Bettina Gilois | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

John Bauer grew up immersed in the primal, face to face with the concept of the infinite, as a surfer raised in the beach culture of La Jolla, in Southern California. To hear him describe his experience of the ocean is to glimpse the conceptual existentialism in his work.

Yello Frontman Dieter Meier Talks About His Art

VernissageTV | Posted 11.16.2013 | Arts

Most people know Dieter Meier as frontman of the Swiss electronic pop pioneers Yello. Few of their fans are aware of the many other activities and roles of this facet-rich personality.

An Installation For Art Nerds And Germaphobes Alike

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts

From 1918 to 2009 a woman named Rebecca Levy lived above the beloved London gallery Raven Row, filling up her flat with kitschy knick-knacks, collecte...

The Invention of Dieter Meier

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

It is in Dieter Meier's work as an artist where he best melds his chameleon-like thirst for adventure, with his comic sense of the futility of any endeavor. Now, his evolution as an artist and performer is on view in a show, Dieter Meier the Yello Years.