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Shameik Moore was in the middle of filming 2015’s Dope when he wrote in his journal, “I am Miles Morales, I am Spider-Man.” That was aspirational – and it came true. Movie director Bob Persichetti says, “I can’t now imagine anyone else being that voice.” – Los Angeles Times

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Categories: media, 12.09.18

Can’t get through to your kid? Sure, you could stalk them around the house, but probably their social media presence – especially Instagram, where they might even be pretty great photographers – can reveal much more than any sparse conversation would. – The New York Times

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Categories: ideas, 12.08.18

The Fire Department arrived at one point, after smoke from burning sage filled the lobby. Read More The post ‘No Space for Profiteer of State Violence’: Decolonize This Place Protests Whitney Vice Chair Warren B. Kanders appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: news, decolonize this place, mtl+, shellyne rodriguez, warren b. kanders, whitney museum

The actor found out his son was getting bullied at school about their heritage – so he created a stand-up show, got it on Netflix, and is now promoting some top-quality books about Latinx history so other kids don’t have to experience the same thing. Here’s his holiday shortlist of books (that, yeah, Americans should […]

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Categories: words, 12.08.18

Against the backdrop of a skidding stock market, declining endowments and a cooling of luxury real-estate values, another private museum announced its birth.

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Categories: art, art basel miami beach, philanthropy, finances, gagosian gallery, perez, jorge m, art museum of miami-dade county, ibarguen, alberto, turrell, james, miami beach (fla), bruce berkowitz

The remodel of the Native North American Hall is overdue (at any natural history museum), and it’s vital. The hall hasn’t changed since its inception in the 1950s, and it’s a mess. How will the Field Museum do it right? “The renovations are taking place under the guidance of a robust advisory committee made up […]

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Categories: audience, visual, 12.07.18

Well, possibly. For instance, rapper Husky has had recent concerts cancelled by the government – and when he performed outside for his audience, he was arrested and convicted. An electronica group whose concerts were also cancelled says, “The order to exert pressure on us is coming from Moscow.”  – BBC

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Categories: music, 12.08.18

“We are rewarded with an hour of their music that until now has been all but unknown.” – Doug Ramsey

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Categories: ajblogs, 12.08.18

“Why not acknowledge the MLFs, masochists, rapists, sadists, animal fuckers, and fisting fetishists, among other artisans of debauchery, with one helluva good read.”  – Jan Herman

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Categories: ajblogs, 12.08.18

The superhero movie took in $94 million in China, validating a risky distribution strategy. It arrives in the United States and Canada on Dec. 21.

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Categories: movies, warner brothers, aquaman (movie), dc comics

The  museum, in Dakar, is pan-African and also includes works from the Caribbean. A UNESCO official said, “This museum is a response to the aspirations of African children to better understand their memory and other cultures. It is also an important step towards the realization of an Africa with a strong cultural identity.” – AfricaNews

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Categories: visual, 12.07.18


Director Steve McQueen and his co-writer Gillian Flynn might say the movie, starring Viola Davis at the head of a very fine cast of badass women, is feminist, or deals with racism and sexism at every level of society, but … well. “Their dialogue starts to read like promotional materials for the newest brand of Feminism Lite.”  […]

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Categories: media, 12.07.18

The annual revue of radio hitmakers at Madison Square Garden showcased polished stars (Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello) and a few dissenters (Cardi B, Alessia Cara).

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Categories: pop and rock music, rap and hip-hop, iheartmedia inc, cabello, camila (1997- ), cara, alessia, cardi b (1992- ), gillum, gerald (g-eazy) (1989- ), harris, calvin (1984- ), lipa, dua, mendes, shawn, trainor, meghan

The actor Jason Momoa hosted, in an episode that also included a trailer for a fictitious TV show that asks, “What if Donald Trump was black?”

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Categories: united states politics and government, russian interference in 2016 us elections and ties to trump associates, de niro, robert, momoa, jason, mueller, robert s iii, trump, eric f (1984- ), trump, donald j jr, saturday night live (tv program), saturday night live: weekend update (tv program)

The government is trying to recoup the many assets of Jho Low, a Malaysian financier at the center of an international fraud case who had very expensive tastes.

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Categories: money laundering, fugitives, 1malaysia development berhad (1mdb), red granite pictures, low jho (1981- ), najib razak, aziz, riza shahriz abdul, dicaprio, leonardo, kerr, miranda

Well hello there! Read More The post An Andrea Fraser Sighting at the Fair appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: art basel miami beach 2018, andrea fraser, art basel miami beach, nagel draxler

A look around NADA, a pop-up in Little Havana, and more. Read More The post Scenes from Miami Art Week 2018: Day 3 appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: art basel miami beach 2018, parties

The former president’s best-known impersonator looks back on his surprise invitation to the White House, and the 25-year friendship that followed.

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Categories: television, bush, george, carvey, dana, actors and actresses, saturday night live (tv program)


The Miami collection is now home to an installation by the artist that previously appeared at Microscope Gallery in Brooklyn last year. Read More The post Piece by Piece: Cate Giordano Crafts a Whole World at the Margulies Collection appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: art basel miami beach 2018, cate giordano, margulies collection, microscope gallery

Her work is being shown by Counter Space Zürich. Read More The post NADA Artadia Award Goes to Artist Stephanié Saadé appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: art basel miami beach 2018, news, counter space zürich, nada artadia award, stephanié saadé


See images from one notable show every weekday. Read More The post Denise Scott Brown at Carriage Trade, New York appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: pictures at an exhibition, carriage trade, denise scott brown

In Houston, 40 works survey the incredible range of the 88-year-old artist's storied career. Read More The post Magic Touch: Jasper Johns Show Dazzles at New Menil Drawing Institute appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: reviews, featured, houston, jasper johns, menil collection, menil drawing institute

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Lush paintings of Sonoma County have a special significance for the gallery's owner. Read More The post Family Affair: At Lulu’s NADA Miami Booth, Mother and Son Collaborate appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: art basel miami beach 2018, chris sharp, lulu, shana sharp

We asked our critics share the podcasts that they loved this year.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: podcasts, dissect (radio program), the city (radio program), the cut on tuesdays (radio program), lethal lit: a tig torres mystery (radio program), in the dark (radio program), two thousand eighteen

The art critics of The New York Times tell you what rocked their worlds this year: notable art events, works in museums and galleries, emerging artists and how they found beauty in unexpected places.

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Categories: art, museums, restoration and renovation, sculpture, auctions, american folk art museum, chicago public library, columbia university, guggenheim, solomon r, museum, metropolitan museum of art, banksy, macron, emmanuel (1977- ), leonard, zoe, levine, david (1926-2009), comrade. jew. we only wanted paradise on earth (exhibit), alabama, chicago (ill), new york city

Another year brought another embarrassment of TV riches, as departing favorites gave way to audacious new series, and streaming services brought viewers a world of outstanding foreign fare.

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Categories: television, web-original programming


On the third floor of the Selfridges department store in London, among the Marc Jacobs and Moschino couture, shoppers can now pick up a Ralph Lauren tie for 3 or a Zara skirt for 7. The bargains come courtesy of the US artist and writer Miranda July, who has set up a fully functioning charity shop inside the London department store.  The pop-up, which opened today (until 22 October) and was commissioned by the non-profit organisation Artangel, comes complete with the harsh strip lighting,...

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The Hong Kong and British socialite, fashion entrepreneur and early collector and supporter of Chinese contemporary art David Tang died on Tuesday 29 August aged 63. According to The Financial Times, where Tang penned a weekly advice column, he died  at Londons Royal Marsden Hospital from cancer. The UK-educated scion of a wealthy family originally from Shanghai, Tang founded elite restaurant chain China Club in 1991 and the fashion brand Shanghai Tang in 1994, both purveyors of a nostalgic...

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Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, Tate Modern (until 22 October) What a show! Each section and, indeed, pretty much each individual in this rich but rigorous celebration of black artists working in the US in the 1960s and 1970s, could spin off into a separate exhibition in its own right. The various responses to the black civil rights movement and what it meant to be a black artist in this turbulent time range through documentary, polemic, portraiture and abstraction,...

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The fourth edition of the Folkestone Triennial, an exhibition of site-specific public art, includes artist-organised salsa dancing lessons, a floating house in the local harbour, and a declaration by Bob and Roberta Smith that the entire town has become an art school (see below). The festive atmosphere is the result of years of investment. At the turn of the millennium, this town in Kent, in south-east England, was in a sorry state. Folkestones grandeur is not so much faded as bricked up,...

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Christies will add an extra night of auctions to its autumn calendar, introducing an evening sale of design and photography for the first time during Frieze week. On Tuesday 3 October, the auction house will also hold a new sale called Up Close, featuring masterpieces on a small scale, followed by Masterpieces of Design and Photography. The strength of our October sales last year, which totalled 91m overall, and the strong sell-through rate [90% by lot in the evening sale], convinced us...

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Former US President turned prolific portrait painter, George W. Bush, has painted the faces of military veterans for his follow-up show to world leaders at the George W. Bush Presidential Centre in Dallas. Proceeds from the exhibition Portraits of Courage (until 1 October) and its accompanying book go towards supporting post-9/11 veterans and their families. The 66 portraits and a mural confirm how Bushs confidence with paint on canvas has grown since his first works were leaked online in...

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After almost two years of debate, Italy has approved a new law relaxing the countrys notably stringent art export regulations. The market and competition legislation, passed by Italian parliament earlier this month and effective as of 29 August, extends the window during which private owners of works by deceased artists may self-certify them for export from Italy without a licence, from 50 to 70 years after they were made. The law further streamlines Italys bureaucratic licensing process...

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A new fine art, drawing and sculpture fair is due to open in Paris in November, filling the gap left by the Paris Tableau fair which folded two years ago. More than 30 international galleriesincluding Didier Aaron of Paris and Galerie de Jonckheere of Genevawill participate in the Fine Arts Paris fair held at the Palais Brongniart (8-12 November).   Officials at the Salon du Dessin, Pariss longstanding drawings fair which launched in 1991, are behind the new initiative. Diversity and quality...

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ROME (AFP).- Italy’s Culture Minister Dario Franceschini Saturday called for a US guns dealer to withdraw an advertisement using an image of Michelangelo’s David — but with the famed statue holding a bolt-action rifle. “The image of David, armed, offends and infringes the law. We will take action against the American company so that it immediately withdraws its (advertising) campaign,” Franceschini tweeted in the afternoon. His comments come after the Historical Heritage and Fine Arts Board in...

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Categories: arts policy

LONG BEACH, CA.- The Long Beach Museum of Art debuted 41 newly acquired art works in its latest exhibition entitled Enriching and Engaging – Selected Recent Acquisitions. The exhibition runs from March 7, 2014 – June 15, 2014. Among the artists featured in the exhibition are Keith Haring, Claire Falkenstein, and Rafael Soriano, the renowned Cuban artist whose work Añoranza Idealizada is being displayed for the first time. In addition, the Museum is the first institution in California to have a...

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Categories: art events & exhibitions

SHANGHAI.- Like Buddhist pilgrims who trek across vast terrain in search of enlightenment, artists Chen Linggang and Liang Weiyuan find meaningful insight through process. Between the Lines: Reading Chen Linggang and Liang Weiyuan presents contemporary works on canvas that express creation and contemplation, transcending legibility to fuel interpretation and introspection. The works contain an innate sense of inquisitive calm, marking traces of the artists’ hands and minds while inspiring...

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Categories: art events & exhibitions

OLD WESTBURY, NY.- The Amelie A. Wallace Gallery at SUNY College at Old Westbury is presenting Body Conscious, a group exhibition by nine internationally acclaimed artists with diverse and exciting practices. Body Conscious seeks to explore the way artists have addressed female body image in contemporary art. By tackling anorexia, dieting, obesity, etc., each of these artists attempts to articulate the Western obsession with the size of women’s body. According to the National Eating Disorders...

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Categories: photography

DALLAS, TX.- The Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Nasher Sculpture Center announced that together these three North Texas museums are adding more than a combined 1,700 high-resolution works of art to the Google Art Project. The Art Project allows online visitors to explore the museums’ paintings, sculptures, and other objects virtually. Highlights from the 1,200 images submitted by the Amon Carter showcase work by some of the greatest names in American art,...

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Categories: museums & galleries

OTTAWA.- The artists’ collective BGL, composed of Jasmin Bilodeau, Sébastien Giguère and Nicolas Laverdière, will represent Canada at the prestigious 56th International Art exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, in Italy in 2015. The selection was announced by the National Gallery of Canadaon behalf of a jury of leading experts in contemporary Canadian art. The Venice Biennale is among the most prestigious contemporary art events in the world, and the only international visual arts exhibition to...

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Categories: art events & exhibitions

LONDON.- Sotheby’s S|2 will present This Side of Paradise curated by Jane Neal, a leading expert on the contemporary art scene in Central and Eastern Europe and a celebrated curator. Featuring some of the most important contemporary painters working in the figurative tradition, This Side of Paradise offers a privileged view of artists who rather than follow the trajectory set by American Abstraction and Pop Art that dominated the latter half of the twentieth century, have instead committed to...

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Categories: art events & exhibitions

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Los Angeles-based artist Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon works in sound, installation and sculpture. Gordon investigates sonic and architectural applications of cybernetic systems in the 20th and 21st centuries to technological design, from anechoic chambers to the military’s use of Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) speakers. Reverse engineering those implements of social control, often through the use of audio and spatial feedback systems that manipulate the visitor’s senses; the...

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Categories: art events & exhibitions

GENESO, NY.- On March 29th, Cottone Auctions will be holding their annual Winter Fine Art and Antiques Auction offering 500+ lots in Cottone’s 6000 square foot gallery at 120 Court Street, Geneseo, NY. This important estate auction will include original paintings by noted listed artists, several Tiffany lamps, silver, sculpture, Asian art, antiquities, art glass, Oriental rugs and period furniture. Internet bidding will be facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com (formerly...

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Categories: art market

ROSLYN HARBOR, NY.- The first garden was Eden —a setting of flowers and plants for the creation of our world and mankind. Ever since, we have cultivated gardens simply for their beauty or for the sustenance they provide as food. Flowers have served as inspiration for painters and poets from time immemorial. From the mundane to the exquisite, flowers enhance every facet of our lives. Their physical expression may be found in gardens and outdoor parties of every kind, from the [...]

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Categories: art events & exhibitions

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