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The Breakup Artist

How do you illustrate a broken heart? Read More

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Lots to See

Where parking space is art space Read More

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The Joke’s on Us

Scholars are looking at the history of modernism through the history of its pranks Read More

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Biting the Hand That Feeds Them

A growing number of artists are poking fun at art-world inequities in their work—even as they participate in the system they critique Read More

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The Color That Wasn’t a Color

In art, black was never basic Read More

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That Seventies Sensibility

A wave of exhibitions shows how the open-ended, experimental, hardscrabble, less cynical esthetic of the ’70s is appealing to artists and curators Read More

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Star Noir

Weegee goes to Hollywood Read More

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Om Is Where the Art Is

More and more museums are offering meditation in their galleries Read More

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Comic Relief

The boundary between fine art and graphic novels has grown increasingly porous Read More

An Xiao's The Artist Is Kinda Present, 2010, a performance in which the artist had conversations with gallerygoers over Twitter.  JOANIE SAN CHIRICO
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The Social Revolution

Today’s Facebook comments are tomorrow’s artworks as artists harness social technology to comment on how our new connectivity is changing our culture. Read More

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Let the Games Begin

Artists are designing or adapting video games to comment on politics, art, and games themselves. Read More

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Scents & Sensibility

Gunpowder, grass, jasmine, pine, pollution, and patchouli are some of the odors wafting around galleries, museums, and studios these days as artists incorporate scent into the esthetic experience. Read More

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Beyond Graffiti

A new generation is making street art that is conceptual, abstract, and even sculptural in nature. Read More

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You’re Engaged!

With artists increasingly involving the public in the creation of work, curators and museums have embarked on a quest to define, display, and collect participatory art. Read More