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Summer Nights (and Days) of Art

Artlog | Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts
Artlog

New York comes alive in the summer -- the days are full of concerts, festivals, and events, and the best part is that many of them are free.

!W.A.R.: Fighting the Politics of Exclusion by Documenting a History of Women's Art (and Much More)

Penelope Andrew | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Hershman Leeson asks the audience? "Can you name three women artists?" She took her camera into the streets where flabbergasted subjects exiting world-class museums struggle to name names. A few, tentatively, produce, "Frida Kahlo?"

Matt Sledge

Thai Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul On 'Primitive' Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.19.2011 | New York

Apichatpong Weerasethakul's films have never given up their meanings easily. His latest, "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives," won the Palme ...

Festival Of Ideas Kicks Off In NYC

Marina Cashdan | Posted 07.03.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

This week a major cultural initiative will be launched, The Festival of Ideas for the New City, coordinated by the New Museum and scores of cultural a...

WATCH: George Condo's Mental States: A Narrated Exhibition Walk Through

The Huffington Post | Sophia Moreno-Bunge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Now on view at the New Museum is George Condo's Mental States. This "conceptual survey," as the artist considers it, spans two floors, featuring both...

Shifting Shapes and Surprising Surfaces -- Museums Feature Material Innovators Picasso and Benglis

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

The array within visually demonstrates Picasso blazing the trail in material and form for so many artists who were, and are still, to follow.

Ask an Art Critic: Jerry Saltz Answers Your Questions About George Condo, Online Art Fairs, and What Abstraction Really Is

Jerry Saltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jerry Saltz

Abstraction is one of the greatest visionary tools ever invented by human beings to imagine, decipher, and depict the world.

Lynda Benglis, Shape Shifter and Influencer

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

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WATCH: Protest Censorship Of 'A Fire In My Belly' This Sunday (EXPLICIT VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The art world has been up in arms regarding the Smithsonian's recent censorship of artist David Wojnarowicz's video "A Fire in My Belly." After the N...

TOP 10's: Art Critic Jerry Saltz Lists Top 10 Worst Art Moments Of 2010

Vulture | By: | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Dear Jerry, I liked your 2010 Top Ten list, although I was surprised you didn't include the Robert Rauschenberg show at Gagosian Gallery. That aside,...

New Museum Says Hell, Yes! To Removing Iconic Sign (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It has been reported that East Village rainbow favorite, the Hell, Yes! sign affixed to the New Museum, is going to be replaced by a large rose sculpt...

The Cow of Art

Lily Blau | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lily Blau

I'm an actor and a writer. And lately I've been having trouble remembering why -- when I can barely pay my rent, let alone health insurance -- why I do what I do.

Blague d'Art: Brion Gysin, Together at Last

Peter Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Peter Frank

The retrospective at New York's New Museum exposes Gysin as a restless experimenter with a consistent vision, an inconsistent style, and an enduring commitment to several art forms.

Sperone Westwater Gallery Moves Into the Bowery

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Spread ArtCulture

The inaugural exhibition is of Guillermo Kuitca's Le Sacre (1992), comprised of maps painted onto 54 mattresses, and for the first time, the beds are being vertically displayed as originally envisioned by the artist.

PHOTOS: MUSEUM DAY: Save The Date For Free Entry to Museums Nationwide, September 25

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Over 1,300 museums are set to participate in this year's Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day. Started 6 years ago by Smithsonian Magazine to shed light o...

Lands: A Poetic Film About a Mysterious Place

Linda Hassler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Linda Hassler

Lands is a weird, wild and wonderful film that took me by surprise. Brazilian director Maya Da-Rin gave me a trip to a strange and interesting land.

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

It seems like the art world has gone crazy this week!

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

Artlog is bringing back our famous art crawls with the third ever Collect LES Art Crawl!

Brion Gysin's Mice Come Out to Play

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jan Herman

"Brion Gysin: Dream Machine" opens today (July 7) at the New Museum, in New York, and runs through Oct. 3. It is the first U.S. retrospective of Gysin's work as painter, performer, poet, and writer.

"Skin Fruit" Fallout: Seven Rules Museums Need to Avoid Perils of Single-Collector Shows

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

This is the museum's show, not the collector's. The collector's knowledge and suggestions may be useful, but the museum's own professional experts must rule.

Brion Gysin's Flickering Light at the New Museum Dream Machine

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

After the Guggenheim's 2009 show, The Third Mind, named for a concept of collaboration by famed novelist William S. Burroughs and lesser known painter...

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

Well, the World Cup has officially ended (congrats, Spain!), and some of you are probably left feeling a little lost and without purpose. Let the art world bring you back to life!

ART INSTALLATION: New Museum's First Survey of Brazilian Rivane Neuenschwander

artdaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK, NY.- From June 23 to September 19, 2010, the New Museum will present a major mid-career survey of Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander (b....

New Museum Spring Gala Goes Brazilian, Welcomes Desiree Rogers

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Matt Sledge

The mood at the New Museum's Spring Gala was like the dress code: anything but black.

Japanese Architects Win 2010 Pritzker Architecture Prize (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, partners in the Japanese architectural firm Sanaa, have won the 2010 Pritzker Architecture Prize, generally consider...