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Los Carpinteros: Seeing Double

Dream logic, impossible combinations, and visual puns fill the work of Cuban sculpture duo Los Carpinteros
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Zoe Strauss, Vanessa, Philadelphia, 2006. ZOE STRAUSS/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND BRUCE SILVERSTEIN GALLERY, NEW YORK/PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART, GIFT OF THE ARTIST AND THE WOMEN'S COMMITTEE OF THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART.
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Zoe Strauss: Finding Humanity Where It’s Hidden

Photographer Zoe Strauss creates a visual poetry from heroic images of the struggles of everyday life Read More

Shirazeh Houshiary. “I don’t want to fit into any category,” she says. “I want to be an individual.”
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Shirazeh Houshiary: ‘Like the Dark Senses Being Revealed’

Mystical and metaphysical, Shirazeh Houshiary’s sculptures, paintings, and animations explore the very nature of existence

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Kinetic Esthetic: Dannielle Tegeder

The artist inaugurates Hamilton College’s new Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art with a mural and motion machines Read More

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Shahzia Sikander: Maximalist Miniatures

Shahzia Sikander’s hybrid, hypnotic works are inspired by her study of manuscript illuminations in her native Pakistan and elsewhere Read More

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Paula Hayes: Growing Power

Creating tabletop terrariums, residential gardens, immersive environments, and a 240-gallon glowing aquarium brimming with sea ­­­creatures, Paula Hayes considers herself a maker of living artworks Read More

Jane Hammond, Wish I May, Wish I Might, 2006, oil and mixed media on canvas.
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Jane Hammond: ‘Down the Rabbit Hole of Photography’

Using snapshots, her own family photos, and digital tools, Jane Hammond creates surreal and sometimes literally dazzling images Read More

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Botero: ‘You Can’t Be Liked By Everybody’

Fernando Botero sold one of his watercolors at the age of 14 for two dollars and despite some ‘opposition’ has since become one of the world’s wealthiest artists Read More

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Nari Ward: Poetic Justice

With haunting juxtapositions of objects at once fragile and grandiose, the Jamaica-born artist comments on liberty, democracy, and his own story as an immigrant Read More

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Salon Culture: Dzine Brings Nail Art to a New Level

Chicago artist Dzine elevates the custom craft of bedazzled nails, lowrider bicycles, and trophies to fine art Read More

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­­Pink and Red and NASCAR Too

Serendipity and an eye for the playful and incongruous animate Diana Cooper’s art, which links mind and matter, sports and science, music and literature, and everything else Read More

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Chasing the Light

Photographer John McDermott captures Asia’s ancient ruins, inspired by the dreamy effects of a solar eclipse
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Lin Tianmiao’s Badges, 2009, installed in the OCT Contemporary Art Center in Shanghai. As a child, she helped her mother wind balls of thread.
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Wrap Artist

Binding, winding, and knotting, China’s Lin Tianmiao creates vivid installations shimmering with emotion Read More

Tim Rakewell reaches for his mother’s smart phone in The Adoration of the Cage Fighters, 2012.
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Dressing for Success

The cross-dressing, craft-embracing British artist Grayson Perry has made a career of subverting and flouting social taboos in his work
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