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America's Election Cycle Is So Scary That Haunted Houses Are Getting Political

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.14.2016 | Arts

Every October, people across the country drag fake corpses, spider webs, graves and other ghoulish decor from the depths of their cellars and onto the...

Performance Art Project Lets Loose 2,000 Pigeons In The NYC Sky

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Pigeons have been a vital feature of New York's skyline for decades, even centuries, particularly in neighborhoods like those in Brooklyn, where thous...

Duke Riley Has Wings: Fly By Night

Spencer Wolff | Posted 05.10.2016 | Arts
Spencer Wolff

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is infested. 2,000 pigeons have come home to roost on a defunct aircraft carrier. This is Fly by Night, the newest project by Creative Time, a socially-engaged arts organization best known for the Tribute in Light, those ghostly beams that punch the sky over Manhattan every year in the week running up to September 11th.

Guide to Frieze Week, Spring Auctions, and Beyond in New York, 2016

MutualArt | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts

With art fairs, exhibition openings, and auctions galore, May in New York City is a busy time for the business of art. To help you navigate the week a...

CultureZohn: 8 Ways to Be Creative By Drifting in Daylight With Creative Time

Patricia Zohn | Posted 06.11.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Creative Time and the Central Park Conservancy combine to make a wonderland of graceful, low environmental impact but high cultural impact moments to interact with the north end of the park in all its lush spring gloriousness. Don't miss this: it closes June 20.

Kara Walker Secretly Filmed You Ogling Her Sugar Sphinx In Brooklyn

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2014 | Arts

Just when you thought you were doing the objectifying, Kara Walker and her sugar sphinx prove the artist is always in control. Yes, you might have...

"A Subtlety"

Mona R. Washington | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts
Mona R. Washington

Outside the venue, a very long line winds down and around several blocks. Art aficionados wait patiently in the sun. Inside, the exhibition visitors wander and wonder. THE MARVELOUS SUGAR BABY regally inhabits the space.

Cooking Art History: Sugar Baby

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 08.17.2014 | Home
Maite Gomez-Rejon

Sugar. Talk of it is everywhere. It's one of the leading causes of obesity and diabetes in our country. It is an ingredient so common to us that it is difficult to imagine a world without it.

Debunking the Myths of Kara Walker's Sugar Sphinx

Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
Katherine Brooks

Kara Walker's sugar sphinx descended upon Brooklyn last month, bringing well over 35 tons of sweetness to the cavernous darkness of the old Domino Sugar Factory.

When What You See Is What You Forget

Filip Noterdaeme | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts
Filip Noterdaeme

One might forgive Serrano for his use of neutralizing euphemisms in the titles for all three art projects -- I know firsthand from running my museum that the mere mention of the word "homeless" can shut doors, eyes and minds.

Ass, et al.

Kenya (Robinson) | Posted 07.12.2014 | Arts
Kenya (Robinson)

Because I am an "emerging" artist, I can say whatever I want. I am mercifully un-tethered to a gallery or institution.

Kara Walker And Her Sugar Sphinx At The Old Domino Factory

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.07.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Refining, as Creative Time's Chief Curator Nato Thompson reminds us inside this 30,000 square foot former Domino Sugar facility, is a process whereby ...

Sugarcoating the Art of Real Estate

Filip Noterdaeme | Posted 06.14.2014 | Arts
Filip Noterdaeme

In the meantime, I cannot help wondering about the "subtlety" of inviting an African American artist to highlight the historic past of labor exploitation in the sugar trade before erasing one of its monuments and replacing it with a monument to gentrification.

NYC-ARTS Top Five: NYC Fringe Festival, Sandcastle Competition in Rockaways

NYC-ARTS | Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS top five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Get the top five in your inbox e...

Women in the Arts

NYC-ARTS | Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts

The women we look up to in the arts -- from New York City Ballet's Wendy Whelan soaring above the stage at Lincoln Center to action hero Elizabeth Streb scaling a building in London -- have their own inspiring heroines, some famous and others less known.

Where Do We Don't Go From Here

Filip Noterdaeme | Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts
Filip Noterdaeme

The contemporary art world is like a Titanic that will never sink -- like the corporate world that is "too big to fail."

Your Most Creative Time Of Day Is Not When You Think

| Posted 05.06.2012 | Healthy Living

By Cindi May (Click here for the original article) A bus company in China has launched a new “safe driving” campaign by suspending bowls of wa...

You've Got Harriet Heyman: Acrobatics As A Second Act

Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

Novelist Harriet Heyman, formerly of Life and The New York Times, talks about taking up acrobatics later in life. In this clip of AOL's "You've Got", ...

Saddam's Dishes Seized From U.S. Art Organization

Posted 12.15.2011 | Arts

The art world has seen a surge in cultural patrimony cases in recent months as countries work to build bridges by returning significant works to their...

Nero and the Social Contract at Art Basel Miami

Chris Vroom | Posted 02.04.2012 | Arts
Chris Vroom

As music throbbed, bodies writhed and shadows danced over the torch-lit sand outside Dasha's half-million dollar party celebrating Art Basel Miami Beach, I couldn't help but think of Nero, who fiddled while Rome burned.

One Thing of Which I Am Certain

Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson | Posted 01.30.2012 | Arts
Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson

In my years as a curator of contemporary art, the question I have most frequently been asked is how I make the choices I make, how and why I select the artists that I do.

Art of the Occupy Wall Street Era

Mira Schor | Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts
Mira Schor

Every once in a while events in the art world and events in the "real" world mesh in a particularly fortuitous way.

Tweet, Tweet: The Social Media Work of Rising Art Star, Man Bartlett

Jane Harris | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts
Jane Harris

There's something brazen yet accessible about the insouciant use of social media in art. Maybe it's the quotidian, spontaneous, DIY aspects that make it seem so democratic that appeals.

Artists Anonymous: The Irresistible Earnestness of the Bruce High Quality Foundation

Selby Drummond | Posted 06.05.2011 | Arts
Selby Drummond

As sentimental as it sounds, the BHQF's most valuable offering is a community that admits, unabashedly, its love for art, and recommits itself to art daily despite all of the competition.

Artlog's Top Weekly Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Greetings from Miami! This week we're focusing on the excitement down south.