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Mind His Beeswax: Wolfgang Laib Is Everywhere

Artist brings smell, warmth and light to museums, galleries in New York and D.C. Read More

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Just Desserts: Let Them Eat Cake, as Long as It’s Thiebaud

A book of sweet recipes inspired by Mapplethorpe, Cindy Sherman, and more Read More

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Light at the End of the Turrell

In a three-part retrospective that spans the country, James Turrell will transform museum spaces with works composed of spatially disorienting ambient light Read More

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Feher Play

Tony Feher’s messages in bottles—along with a spectrum of works from the last 25 years—launch a traveling retrospective Read More

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Meet the Bruces: High Quality Comes to Brooklyn Museum

The collaborative tricksters Bruce High Quality Foundation offer love, chicanery, & more Read More

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Bringing the Bauhaus Legacy to Utah

Documentary profiles artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss Read More

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You Can ‘Do It’

New book and projects expand Hans Ulrich Obrist's participatory-art movement Read More

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Kara Walker’s Porgy & Bess Libretto

The artist's first lithographs depict the ill-fated lovers in the famous (and controversial) opera Read More

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The Stitched, Collaged and Chillingly Violent Female Warriors of Artist...

Born in Odessa, raised in Colombia, and living in Brooklyn, Elektra KB is updating the concept of guerrilla girls for a new generation Read More

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Art-Making vs. Motherhood, and Other Creative Conundrums

Is your child eating croutons for breakfast while you finish a piece? Are you selling belongings on eBay to pay for art materials? Working artists talk about how they make a living Read More

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Where the Moving Image Meets the Still Life

Inspired by America’s leftovers—old lamps, broken speakers, hot-sauce packets, and Al Gore’s monologues—Trisha Baga sets the physical and digital worlds in motion Read More

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Just Desserts: Let Them Eat Cake, as Long as It’s Thiebaud

Caitin Freeman’s real-life interpretation of Wayne Thiebaud’s lithograph Chocolate Cake, 1971. CLAY MCLACHLAN In 2000, as a photography student at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Caitlin...

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Light at the End of the Turrell

When architect Frank Lloyd Wright wrote to arts patron Hilla Rebay in 1944, he described his vision for the design of New York’s Guggenheim Museum as a terraced pyramid of successively expanding...

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Feher Play

Blossom, 2008, extruded polystyrene.JASON MANDELLA Although sculptor Tony Feher was always creative, tinkering with objects in his bedroom as a kid and contriving zany flower arrangements under his...

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Meet the Bruces: High Quality Comes to Brooklyn Museum

The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Raft of the Medusa, 2004. COURTESY THE ARTISTS/PRIVATE COLLECTION. Democratic and even bohemian in their practice, the five anonymous members of the Brooklyn-based...

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Bringing the Bauhaus Legacy to Utah

“I think of myself as an explorer of the visual world, seeking to make connections between poetry and mathematics, nature and the constructed environment,” says Anna Campbell Bliss. Though her name is...

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You Can ‘Do It’

“Tear out this page while listening attentively . . . crumple the page into a small ball,” read Christian Marclay’s directions for a do-it-yourself artwork. “Save the ball(s)/ discard the book.”...

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Kara Walker’s Porgy & Bess Libretto

Sometime in 2011, while the opera Porgy and Bess was in rehearsals for a Broadway revival, Kara Walker gave herself an assignment. Her friend Alicia Hall Moran had been cast as Bess, and Walker decided...

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The Stitched, Collaged and Chillingly Violent Female Warriors of Artist...

In Elektra KB’s Theocratic Republic of Gaia, a brainwashed army of genderless humanoids struggles to quash a guerrilla uprising led by a troupe of seditious dancing warriors. Bare breasted and tutu...

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Art-Making vs. Motherhood, and Other Creative Conundrums

After Sharon Louden graduated with an M.F.A. from Yale in 1991, she moved to Brooklyn, took a job as an administrative assistant, and found herself buried under debt and struggling to make rent, with...

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