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She is a sociologist, poet, Twitter maven, Chicago cultural celebrity and newly minted Marvel Comics writer. But don’t ask Dr. Ewing about her superpowers.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: ewing, eve, poetry and poets, ghosts in the schoolyard (book), electric arches (book), chicago (ill), blacks, books and literature, education (k-12)

Wires suspend the dancers, and our disbelief, in this premiere by Company Wang Ramirez.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: dancing, white light festival (lincoln center, nyc), sebastien ramirez, honji wang, borderline (dance)

Some candor, some mistakes, some crossover. “As he’s helped to wash away artificial divides between jazz and other contemporary black music, Mr. Glasper has spoken with a casual candor not typical of jazz musicians. ‘If you ever heard Miles Davis talk, I’m no different than Miles,’ Mr. Glasper said, sipping a cocktail in his Blue […]

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Categories: music, 10.19.18

John McKenna might not have made it in accountancy, but as a sculptor, he knows that the money he makes as an artist is always in flux. “It’s a precarious existence. Some years are lean and some hectic, but it’s always hard to save – the profits from the good years go on servicing the […]

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Categories: visual, 10.20.18

Four decades after the John Carpenter original, the latest installment of “Halloween” earned $77.5 million to top this weekend’s ticket sales.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: movies, halloween (movie), blumhouse productions, green, david gordon, curtis, jamie lee, carpenter, john

The journalist, before interviewing the song’s writer: “If the song is so paper-thin, why can’t I stop singing it under my breath? And why has the internet been moved to slap ‘Why Did You Do That?’ on top of videos of dancing robots and gyrating Pokemon? Is the song, with its xylophone intro and unpretentious […]

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Categories: audience, music, 10.19.18

Yeun, who played Glenn on The Walking Dead and is starring in a new Korean film called Burning (based on a short story by Haruki Murakami), says that he hopes and believes there truly will be a sea change for Asian American actors. “We live in this era that, while Joy Luck Club came out […]

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Categories: people, 10.18.18

Saskatoon is cold, and the office was near a bus stop, before a man entered the office and stabbed the executive director in the eye with the blunt end of a fork. “As an arts organization, we’re really open to the public and we want people to be able to interact with us in all […]

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Categories: music, 10.19.18

Brexit, and all of the uncertainty surrounding it, might be giving Paris an edge. “President Emmanuel Macron of France seems to scent an opening. The president was scheduled to give a cocktail reception at the Élysée Palace on Friday ‘in honor of artists and creation’ on the occasion of FIAC 2018 including fair exhibitors. No […]

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Categories: visual, 10.19.18

She’s ready for films to change, a lot. “Davis says she wants to play the sort of roles Jane Fonda and Meryl Streep have had. ‘I would love to have a black female Klute, or Kramer, or Unmarried Woman, or Annie Hall. But who’s gonna write it, who’s gonna produce it, who’s gonna see it, […]

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Categories: media, 10.20.18

In its American premiere at the Met, this psychological drama, based on the 1961 novel and 1964 Hitchcock film, seldom explored its title character’s depths.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: opera, marnie (opera), muhly, nico, metropolitan opera, leonard, isabel, mayer, michael, spano, robert, wright, nicholas, hitchcock, alfred



The Grand Duchess Maria of Russia, great-great-granddaughter of Czar Nicholas II (she lives in Spain) isn’t impressed, or so said her people. “The chancellery would not have issued the release at all if The Romanoffs were simply dull, the release went on. ‘Dullness may be disagreeable, but it seldom causes offense or insult. … Alas, […]

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Categories: media, 10.19.18

From walking like wood through water to “breathing him in,” five actors explain their very different approaches to “Halloween’s” opaque villain.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: movies, actors and actresses, halloween (movie), castle, nick (1947- ), michael myers



The latest column tackles lesser-known British painters, experimental pastries, and quite a bit more. Read More The post Vasari Diary: Barbara Pollack’s ‘Brand New Art from China,’ Tony Oursler’s Macarons, and Martin Gayford’s ‘Modernists and Mavericks’ appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: vasari diary, alan davie, barbara pollack, bo wang, brand new art from china, bridget riley, cai guo-qiang, david bomberg, david hockney, featured, francis bacon, frank auerbach, frank bowling, gillian ayers, i. b. tauris, idan segev, kreëmart, ladurée, liu wei, lu yang, lucian freud, ma qiusha, martin gayford, michael xufu huang, modernists and mavericks, raphael castoriano, richard smith, selima ting, tony oursler, xu bing, xu zhen, yan xing, yang fudong, zhang huan

“Disappearing Acts” lets us see with clarity where the artist stands and why he is pertinent to our wrenching moment.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: art, nauman, bruce, bruce nauman: disappearing acts (exhibit), museum of modern art, moma ps1



The Swiss painter's surreal work spoke to "a generation which has grown up on Freud," Praz wrote. Read More The post From the Archives: Mario Praz on Henry Fuseli, in 1953 appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: retrospective, featured, henry fuseli, mario paz

See images from one notable show every weekday. Read More The post ‘Viva Las Fotos: A Day of the Dead Memorial for Laura Aguilar’ at Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: pictures at an exhibition, amina cruz, avenue 50 studio, aydinaneth ortiz, carrasco, christina fernandez, christopher velasco, delilah montoya, laura aguilar, mercedes dorame, miguel angel reyes, monica almeida, monica orozco, ricardo valverde, rubén esparza, sandra de la loza, sybil venegas, viva las fotos: a day of the dead memorial for laura aguilar, yreina cervantez


Erivo talks about her first movies, “Bad Times at the El Royale” and “Widows”; crying at “The Color Purple”; and taking on Harriet Tubman.

Source Feed: NYT > Arts
Categories: movies, actors and actresses, erivo, cynthia, widows (movie), bad times at the el royale (movie), the color purple (play)

Here's what we're reading this morning. Read More The post Morning Links: Who Is Beyond The Law? Edition appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: morning links

The other artists in the running were Bouchra Khalili, Teresa Margolles, Emeka Ogboh, Frances Stark, and Wu Tsang. Read More The post Simone Leigh Wins the 2018 Hugo Boss Prize appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: news, featured, guggenheim museum, hugo boss prize

The tapestry and textile artist has been awarded $50,000. Read More The post Studio Museum in Harlem’s $50,000 Wein Prize Goes to Diedrick Brackens appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: news, diedrick brackens, joyce alexendar wein artist prize, made in la: 2018, studio museum in harlem

See images from one notable show every weekday. Read More The post ‘Common Forms’ at Peana, Monterrey, Mexico appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: pictures at an exhibition, alice tippit, common forms, doug ashford, eamon ore-giron, gabriel rosas alemán, heather guertin, nevine mahmoud, peana

The institutions will focus on documents related to Moscow's art scene that were produced in the early 1980s. Read More The post Garage Museum Partners with Rutgers University to Digitize Russian Art Archive appeared first on ARTnews.

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Categories: news, garage museum of contemporary art, russian art archive network, zimmerli art museum

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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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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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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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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