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Laugh At Death: Kris Martin on Mortality, Silent Bells and the Skeleton He Buried in an Art Museum's Front Lawn

Paul Schmelzer | Posted 04.18.2014 | Arts
Paul Schmelzer

As spring again sputters into being and we witness another revolution of the life/death/life cycle, a recently installed artwork in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden stands as a marker of this type of transition.

The Heartbreaking Reason These Billboards Are Taking Over Jersey

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.25.2013 | Arts

This month when cruising the urban landscape of New Jersey, you may come upon something that stops you in your tracks. Peppered amongst the sea of ove...

Artists We Lost To AIDS

Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

Today is National HIV Testing Day, so we want to reflect on the history of AIDS and its impact on the Arts. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (A...

10 Artists Who Died Too Young

Posted 05.24.2012 | Arts

In "Finding Francesca Woodman," Jillian Steinhauer writes about the morbid fascination with the young photographer's suicide. This got us thinking abo...

'All Oyster, No Pearl' For Luis Gispert

Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts

Luis Gispert is a Cuban American artist working in Brooklyn. His upcoming exhibition "All Oyster, No Pearl" combines elements of photography, sculptur...

Art in the Time of Midterms: Museum as Democracy and the MCA's New Show

Monica Westin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Monica Westin

The modern or contemporary museum's self-professed job now often includes reconfiguring social relationships, emphasizing performance and participation of the audience.

Can Artists Really Disown Their Early Work?

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Following the artist's lead, recent monographs on Richard Prince omit his work before the late 1970s; likely, his agreement to cooperate with the authors of these books was contingent on that omission.

UNCOLLECTIBLE ART: Top Ten Challenging Contemporary Works

artinfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In the second part of a two-part series, ARTINFO takes a brief look at five artists whose work presents particularly complicated logistical challenges...