Dona Nelson

Dona Nelson

A lesson in the ardors  of making, Dona Nelson’s work thickens the experience of looking; paying attention means training oneself to revel in the little dramas erupting all over every surface as much as taking in a painting’s gestalt. Since 2003, the artist h…

The Life, Death and Resurrection of Computer Art Group Mistigris

Art group Mistigris is famous for its Hallowe’en and Christmas packs. We had a chat with its founder, Rowan Lipkovits aka Cthulu, about how the group started, its resurrection, and why it’s still going almost [more…]

Florida Tech panther mural to overlook Babcock Street traffic from campus student housing – Florida Today

Wednesday night, the Melbourne Historic and Architectural Review Board unanimously approved the new panther mural.

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How Art Can Help Center a Student’s Learning Experience

How Art Can Help Center a Student’s Learning Experience

Art has often been relegated as an additional activity in schools. But schools that put art at the center of a child’s learning experience through arts integration are seeing kids thrive.

Noor Jehan comes back to life at daughter Nazia Ejaz’s art exhibition that reflects on their unique relation

Nineteen years since Pakistani singer-actor Noor Jehan’s death, in an exhibition titled ‘Love Letters’ being held at Karachi’s Canvas Gallery, her youngest daughter Nazia Ejaz aims to “express a sense of her”, by capturing “glimpses” of the artist’s perceptio…

Artist helps cancer survivors, anorexia sufferers and burn victims regain body confidence

Anne-Claire Fleer, inset, left a career in finance to become an ’empowerment artist’, traveling the world to give women body paint makeovers after traumatic ordeals such as cancer, abuse or eating disorders

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Dream Dance: The Art of Ed Emshwiller Premieres in Philadelphia at Lightbox Film Center

Dream Dance: The Art of Ed Emshwiller Premieres in Philadelphia at Lightbox Film Center

From sci-fi to avant-garde, discover the unsung legacy of multimedia artist Ed Emshwiller with a full-scale exhibition of his groundbreaking work in film, video, and visual art. On view from October 18 – December 7, 2019. The post Dream Dance: The Art of Ed E…

Toy Tuesday: The Best DC Universe Toys

Lots of stuff happening in the DC Universe these days, from the climax of Doomsday Clock to Batwoman making her solo debut on television. After some rough years, it looks like the company […] The post Toy Tuesday: The Best DC Universe Toys appeared first on G…

Nine Essential Art Exhibitions To See In London This Autumn

London’s public and commercial galleries launch their blockbuster exhibitions each autumn, usually opening around Frieze Art Fair when the international art world descends on the capital. Here are the nine unmissable shows for any art buff, on for the next mo…

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Trance in everyday life

Trance in everyday life

Self-taught artist Moshe Dayan depicts day-to-day observations with pops of colour

Hal Foster: Richard Hamilton on Richard Hamilton

Biographies of artists often read like legends of heroes. Vasari preferred his Renaissance masters to be precocious in talent, humble in origin and, if possible, anointed by a predecessor – so he gives us Cimabue discovering the shepherd boy Giotto sketching …

This ‘Smart’ Bed Accessory Will Rock You to Sleep

The Adiva One is a bed accessory that operates on the premise that adults enjoy being rocked to sleep as much as babies do.

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Melvin “Grave” Guzman Is Making Treasure out of Street Trash

Melvin “Grave” Guzman Is Making Treasure out of Street Trash

New York artist Melvin “Grave” Guzman enjoys walking. He spends most of his day walking the streets of the Lower East Side, picking up things and chatting with people along the way. This daily ritual is a fundamental part of the Harlem-born artist’s craft. Us…

From John Singer Sargent to Amy Sherald, Portraiture Alive And Well In New York City

Amy Sherald’s canvases explode with vibrant color. Her portraits can be enormous. John Singer Sargent’s charcoals depicted sitters slightly less than life-size, from the shoulders up.

The Complicated Fun of Being Into Historical Costume And Not White

I’m viscerally aware of being one of few people of color at a historical costume conference. I’m also combatting Asian invisibility — and having fun.

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Kim Gordon on the Upside of Airbnb and Being Cool, Not Cold

Kim Gordon on the Upside of Airbnb and Being Cool, Not Cold

The former Sonic Youth bassist talks new album “No Home Record” and not being the godmother of grunge

Tom Townsend Served as a Model of Love and Kindness for Our Industry to Aspire Toward

Most people reading this will not know the name Tom Townsend. Among his many enviable qualities was humility. You certainly wouldn’t have known about him or his work from anything he did to promote it. Still, you should know Tom for his advertising legacy–an…

The Orleans Architectural Biennale 2019 is a thoughtful journey of exploration

Solitude may seem an odd theme for an architecture biennial in the age of the network society. But at the freshly-opened Biennale d’Architecture d’Orléans, titled ‘Years of Solitude,’ it has instead become an ode to togetherness. ‘In order to share life, you …

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The Exuberance of MOMA’s Expansion

The Exuberance of MOMA’s Expansion

The museum’s unparalleled collection spreads out in an enlarged space with updated stories to tell, Peter Schjeldahl writes.

Meet the Artist Who Has Been Sketching New York City Subway Stations for 40 Years

Get to know Philip Ashforth Coppola, an artist who has been sketching under-appreciated details in New York City subway stations for more than four decades.

Nonprofit Group, Music Against Animal Cruelty, Raises Funds To Save Wildlife

Music Against Animal Cruelty, a non-profit organization with the simple directive to aid in wildlife conservation came together with with artist Robyn Ward, DJs and philanthropists for a charity art auction to benefit critically endangered species.

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Trump’s Court Artist

Trump’s Court Artist

Jon McNaughton once painted landscapes and religious scenes. Now he’s focused on reverently depicting the Trump era for future generations.

Human Anatomy and Oozing Black Glazes Cover Ceramics by Canopic Studio

Los Angeles-based ceramic artist Curran Wedner of Canopic Studio creates sculptures and tableware inspired by nature and the human body. Disembodied fingers, toes, and faces wrap around the outside of glazed porcelain cups and bowls to form unique and functio…

Exploring the influence of Muslim culture on the West

British Museum showcases historical East-West cultural exchange against backdrop of contemporary Islamophobia.

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It’s the year of Rembrandt again, to the delight of museum audiences

It’s the year of Rembrandt again, to the delight of museum audiences

The Dutch master has intrigued art-lovers for four centuries

Matthew Lutz-Kinoy at Mendes Wood DM

Artist: Matthew Lutz-Kinoy Venue: Mendes Wood DM, Brussels Exhibition Title: Two Hands on Earth Date: September 5 – October 26, 2019 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release, and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy…

Artist Faye Wei Wei’s new show is about falling in love in Berlin

The artist speaks to us about living in Berlin, falling in love, and the Wong Kar-wai film that inspired her

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Embracing Mortality in the Face of Big Tech’s Domination

Embracing Mortality in the Face of Big Tech’s Domination

Ben Gocker isn’t yearning to be released from the impermanence of his body. His work shows his acceptance of nostalgia and melancholy. The post Embracing Mortality in the Face of Big Tech’s Domination appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Shine: Ken Flewellyn’s Hip Hop Influences on Display @ Thinkspace Projects

Hip hop influences manifest themselves in interesting ways. Obviously, graffiti and photography tend to lead the way in how we interpret the golden age of hip hop, but more and more, paintings have sprung up that start a conversation about the versatile and w…

Faye Wei Wei’s Transporting Paintings, In Her Own Words

In her own lyrical words, artist Faye Wei Wei describes the thinking behind her new exhibition of paintings, I’ve Always Been a Weeper at the Cinema, created over the course of a summer in Berlin

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