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Ian Cheng, Emissary in the Squat of Gods (still), 2015, live simulation and story. COURTESY THE ARITST

The Cyborg Anthropologist: Ian Cheng on His Sentient Artworks

Last February, shortly after the opening of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s show of recent computer-generated art, called “Suspended Animation,” Ian Cheng received an urgent text message. Cheng’s work in the show, Emissary in the Squat of Gods (2015), … Read More

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Hirshhorn Museum Hires Stéphane Aquin as Chief Curator

Washington, D.C.’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden announced today that it has tapped Stéphane Aquin, the curator of contemporary art at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art, to be its new chief curator. Aquin, who has been with the MMFA since … Read More

Cai Guo-Qiang’s Black Ceremony, 2011, commissioned by Mathaf:  Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar.

Under Destruction

Playing on the pervasiveness of images of destruction and devastation in the news and in Hollywood movies, artists are making works that range from violent to chillingly disquieting
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