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Duane Michals: Fighting Against Photography

Duane Michals has spent his career pushing against the confines of the single image Read More

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Francis Alÿs: Architect of the Absurd

Francis Alÿs mixes the poetic and the political in his witty, Sisyphean performances and in sculptures, drawings, and
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Royce Weatherly, Untitled (Bupkis), 2012. Purchased by artist Richard Prince. PRIVATE COLLECTION.
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Royce Weatherly: Making Dumb Objects Speak

‘What’s the minimum you can do to make a painting?’ Read More

Artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss is the subject of the documentary Arc of Light. COURTESY DOUGLAS BARNES.
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Bringing the Bauhaus Legacy to Utah

Documentary profiles artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss Read More

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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