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Egyptian Artist Wael Shawky Is Pulling the Strings of Crusade and Jihad at MoMA PS1

G. Roger Denson | Posted 07.22.2015 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

In Wael Shawky's trilogy it's historicism, not history, that is being culled, a deliberate seeing in the past the makings of the present or more recent past.

The Hajj Comes to London, Advancing Cultural Diplomacy

Philip Seib | Posted 05.27.2012 | Arts
Philip Seib

The arts can push politics aside and allow the true spirit of a people to emerge and be viewed by the rest of the world.

David Byrne Builds Inflatable Globe In NYC | Posted 11.12.2011 | Arts

Starting on the evening of September 15, you'll hear it as you approach West 25th Street, coming from under the High Line: womp, womp womp. It's a lit...

Why The Venice Biennale's Bice Curiger Is Right in Defending The National Pavilions. Plus Assassinated Egyptian Artist Ahmed Basiony

G. Roger Denson | Posted 08.02.2011 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

No it's not a printing error. ILLUMInations is the title of the 54th Venice Biennale, which opens June 4 and runs through November 27. The mixing of...

Real Street Art and L.A. Legacies

Max Benavidez | Posted 06.20.2011 | Los Angeles
Max Benavidez

You can't bring the raw energy and sheer free expression that is global street art into an institution and still label it street art.

GLOBAL ART: Highlighting The Global, Collaborative 1000 Journals Project

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In this "blogging age," where anyone's art can spread from one country to the next in seconds, the idea of writing letters or spreading art through t...

Pakistani Truck Artists Brighten Karachi

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan (Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting) -- At first glance this is not a colorful city. An aerial view of Karachi reveals a sprawl of ...