Tag Archives: Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

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How Artists Are Using Music to Seduce, Confound (and Entertain) Us

From primordial incantations to operatic melodrama to hip-hop beats, artists are exploiting the elemental language of music to communicate across cultural boundaries Read More

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Making Cutting-Edge Art with Ballpoint Pens

Accessible and affordable, the ballpoint pen has become the medium of choice for artists to make obsessive abstractions, extreme drawings, and playful riffs on venerated ink traditions 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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Shooting the Side Show

Behind the scenes with van Gogh and Donald Judd. Read More

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Turning the Subject into the Artist

Oliver Herring is guided by social interaction—in communally made photosculptures, in giddy performances where volunteers take on bizarre tasks, and in videos featuring strangers who come by his Brooklyn studio. Read More