Tag Archives: Dia Art Foundation

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How the Art of Social Practice Is Changing the World, One Row House at a Time

Social practice is going mainstream as more artists focus their work on making an impact on problems like homelessness and pollution. But the question of how to judge activist art remains elusive
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Now Hear This: Sound Art Has Arrived

Sound is being recognized and exhibited as an art form in its own right
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Franz Erhard Walther's Sehkanal, 1968. Museumgoers activate Walther's fabric "instruments" through physical interaction. PAULA COURT/COURTESY DIA ART FOUNDATION, NEW YORK
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Unfinished Werk

Franz Erhard Walther’s sculptures are perpetual works in progress. Read More

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Fantastic Voyage

Visit the Adobe Museum of Digital Media without leaving your computer. 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

Aleksandra Mir’s “spoof on Earth Art and art history” transformed a Dutch beach into a lunar landscape of hills and craters for a day in l999. COURTESY THE ARTIST (2)
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Moving Mountains, Walking on Water

As artists like James Turrell and Michael Heizer continue to toil on their massive Earthworks, caretakers of other examples of Land Art are facing questions of conservation, access, and environmental impact. Meanwhile, more ecologically conscious artists have been updating the genre. Read More