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Live Nation, Tribeca Film Festival and Banksy's Ex-dealer Plan to Challenge Miami Art Basel

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2011 | 1:04 PM

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Steve Lazarides is best known for popularizing street art, most prominently as Banksy's dealer, an association that has now ended, according to an article in the Financial Times. Lazarides' advocacy of this once outre art form has made...

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International Art: Beirut's Booming Art Scene

(16) Comments | Posted August 23, 2010 | 7:12 PM


In the last few years, a thriving contemporary art scene has emerged in Lebanon despite the country's political instability and weak government. Particularly in Beirut. There, a recent surge of conceptual artists have been investigating the heritage of war and the collective memories...

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Gregory Siff's Cinematic Street Art

(0) Comments | Posted August 10, 2010 | 11:37 AM


The best part of my iPhone4 is photographing street art from Echo Park to the Lower East Side and posting it on All City, a graffiti app that finds your location anywhere on the planet and then tells you if there...

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Artists Have a Home in East London's the Village Underground

(1) Comments | Posted August 6, 2010 | 2:59 PM

Artists need space. Artists need studios. Artists usually can't afford either of the aforementioned in London, so...

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Meet Brooklyn Sculptor Zak Kitnick

(4) Comments | Posted July 29, 2010 | 7:13 PM


The 300-acre Brooklyn Navy Yard hosts ten contractors, forty-one distributors, and seventy-four manufacturers, one of whom is up-and-coming sculptor Zak Kitnick, whose 25' x 20' studio hides in a corner of the Big Apple Warehouse. "It's like this cube of bouillon, this...

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Stephen J. Morgan On Photography: From the Council Estate to the Wapping Project Gallery

(29) Comments | Posted July 23, 2010 | 4:31 PM

"The British don't really collect photography," said the English curator Jules Wright at her famed Wapping Project...

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VERTititGO's Dynasty Handbag on Masochistic Flowers and Laughing Later

(2) Comments | Posted July 9, 2010 | 3:36 PM


The hilarious and extraordinarily original performance artist Dynasty Handbag, a.k.a Jibz Cameron, has been steadily fulfilling her promise as a 2008 PAPER Beautiful Person. She performs often, in diverse music venues as well as performance spaces, and her fan base has grown....

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Antony Gormley's "Test Sites" at London's White Cube Gallery

(2) Comments | Posted July 2, 2010 | 2:42 PM


Descending the stairs of White Cube's gallery in London at Antony Gormley's exhibition "Test Sites" is an unsettling plunge into darkness. By the time visitors reach the ground level and have snaked their way around a series of narrow hallways, they're...

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Meet Cursing, Art-World-Hating Russian Street Artist Valery Chtak

(6) Comments | Posted July 1, 2010 | 3:34 PM

It's for PAPERMAG again and this time we nailed down the Russian up-and-coming, street-artist-meets-conceptual artist...

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DESIGN IN ART: Yves Behar's 'TechnoCRAFT'

(1) Comments | Posted June 25, 2010 | 12:16 PM


To the list of things that have been declared dead over the years -- painting, the author, irony, print magazines -- it's tempting to add the designer. At least that's the first impression one might get from "TechnoCRAFT," an ambitious new...

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The Art Of The Game

(3) Comments | Posted June 18, 2010 | 1:02 PM


A beloved global event of epic proportions, this year's FIFA World Cup in South Africa will for many involve a drunken spree of nationalist fervor at some wretched sports bar. If, however, your ideal of the game is a bit more...

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