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Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day? The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

David Galenson | Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

London's Royal Academy of Arts claims that its Summer Exhibition is "The largest open contemporary art exhibition in the world." This year's show includes 1,200 works by more than 700 artists. Much to my surprise, I loved it.

Could A Monkey Photographer Lead To A Copyright Revolution?

ARTINFO | Posted 09.16.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

By now you've probably heard of the "Cindy Sherman of the Monkey World," as we dubbed her recently. While working in an Indonesian national park, Brit...

PHOTOS: The Show Critics Love to Hate

Posted 09.13.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) The equally beloved-and-berated Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is back, now on view from June 7th-August 17th. It is the world’...

Who Am I This Time?: This Artweek.LA (July 4-10)

Bill Bush | Posted 09.05.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Rose Art Museum Collection Saved

The Huffington Post | Sydney Edelist | Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts

The legal battle over Brandeis University's Rose Art Museum's collection is finally over. According to reports published Thursday morning, the univers...

Highest Ever Contemporary Art Sale In London

Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) Sotheby’s triumphed this week and signaled an end to art market woes as its Contemporary Art evening sale raised $174.1million -...

Gender as Performance & Script: Reading the Art of Yvonne Rainer, Cindy Sherman, Sarah Charlesworth & Lorna Simpson After Eve Sedgwick & Judith Butler

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Gender and sexuality are becoming ever more mutable for the progressive and cosmopolitan global nomad -- that small but growing breed of iconoclast, be s/he biologically male, female or in between.

Between Death and Reincarnation: This Artweek.LA (June 6 - 12)

Bill Bush | Posted 08.07.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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The Unique Value of Cindy Sherman

David Galenson | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

Cindy Sherman is a central figure in today's highly conceptual art world. The auction market, like the rest of the art world, clearly recognizes this.

PHOTOS: The Most Expensive Photographs Ever Sold

buzzfeed.com | Posted 07.19.2011 | Arts

A few days ago, Cindy Sherman's Untitled #96 sold for a whopping $3,890,500. Here's a list of the most expensive pictures ever sold, which you can vie...

Levi Van Veluw's Macabre & Humorous Self-Portraits

Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts

(Via Beautiful/Decay) Upon first viewing Levi Van Veluw’s photography, my mind immediately drew parallels to the resurgence in the interest in the ...

Is the Art Market Dissing Elizabeth Taylor?

David Galenson | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Liz No. 5 was part of Andy Warhol's revolution, but was made a year too late to have been among the first shots fired. It is estimated that the one-year lag reduces its value by $30-40 million.

Video Art -- A Renewed Channel of Artistic Expression: This Artweek.LA (March 14-20)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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XX Chromosocial: Women Artists Cross The Homosocial Divide

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

The rise of feminism corresponds roughly with the expansion of the artworld to include women's production. This is a history that began predominantly in impelling women's art as an expression of the identification of women apart from men.

Emi Fontana: Why an Italian Is Producing Great Public art in L.A.

Max Padilla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Max Padilla

Emi Fontana's non-profit West of Rome has been producing stellar public art displays of the works of Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger and Olafur Eliasson.

Pablo Picasso and Steve Jobs: And Now for Something Completely Different

David Galenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Steve Jobs is something of Silicon Valley's version of Picasso, a conceptual innovator who has made not a single great innovation -- but a series of them.

The Panda Appropriations -- Part Two: Ethics and Aesthetics

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

Derivative use ranges from the subtle (Cindy Sherman's "stills" echoing Hitchcock's movies) to deliberately heavy-handed (the near re-staging of Sherman's works by Alex Prager). So, what dictates proper use of someone's art?

INSIDE ART: The Two Life Cycles of Artistic Creativity

David Galenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Why did great artists do their best work at such different stages of their careers?

New Tunes On Monday: Conversations with Jimmy Eat World's Jim Adkins plus Pete Yorn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jimmy Eat World's new album crosses so many genres that will earn the band new fans from other formats.

Alex Prager: Where We Went From There

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

As art has grown ever more referential and every medium, self-referential -- when there is nary an image that does not lay claim to a legacy of irony that is now generations deep: well: what can possibly come next? Answer: Alex Prager.

A Tale of Two Biennials: Santa Fe and Denver

Leanne Goebel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Leanne Goebel

Sixteen years ago, Santa Fe had a vision to establish a contemporary art museum with the focus of bringing contemporary art to the city with an accompanying biennial. In 2008, Denver decided to join the biennial craze.

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

Exciting events happening this week: acclaimed multimedia artist Shana Moulton is speaking about her ongoing Whispering Pines project.

Is There a Market for Artists' "Seconds"?

Daniel Grant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel Grant

What does an artist do with work that isn't quite up to his or her standards? The solution for most artists is just to keep their misfires in storage, which only postpones a decision.

Mannequins in Art

Tove Hermanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tove Hermanson

As mannequins have been anatomically perfected and increasingly incorporated into the public sphere via window displays, they have also been utilized by artists other than window dressers.

The Whitney Biennial Goes Raw

Alex Geana | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Geana

If the Biennial is supposed to have its thumb on the pulse that is American culture, they have succeeded. I didn't like what I saw, either.