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Hamza Walker and Aram Moshayedi Will Curate 2016 Made in L.A.

The 2016 edition of the Hammer Museum’s biennial, “Made in L.A.,” will be organized by Aram Moshayedi, a curator at the museum, and Hamza Walker, the director of education and associate curator at the Renaissance Society in Chicago. This marks … Read More


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Hammer Museum Partners With New Arts Center Cofounded by Mark Bradford

Big moves on the museum front in Los Angeles! The Hammer Museum revealed today that it has entered into what it terms a Public Engagement Partnership with a new nonprofit called Art + Practice, which will be located on a 17,000-square-foot … Read More


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The Future of the American Kunsthalle

Kunsthalles are flexible spaces designed for showing, not collecting, art. But how do they survive—and raise money—without outgrowing their model? Read More


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Morning Links: Fees Edition

“Judge decides Rauschenberg trustees’ $24.6 million fees are reasonable.” The Rauschenberg Foundation said that it is weighing its legal options. [The Art Newspaper] Sebastian Smee details the Museum of Fine Arts Boston’s controversial fee-generating loans. [The Boston Globe] Abigail Rockwell … Read More


Profiles
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Viveca Paulin-Ferrell: L.A. Story

Actress and former auctioneer Viveca Paulin-Ferrell has become a major player on the California scene Read More


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Are U.S. Art Museums Finally Taking Latin American Art Seriously?

When it comes to museum shows, the largest ethnic minority in the country has come a long way–maybe
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The Evil-Looking Women Drug Addicts of French Belle Epoque Art

As the morphine craze gripped Paris, a new archetype of angry, scary women emerged in French prints. Collectors loved them Read More


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12 Trends Defining This Season’s Art-Museum Shows

Where to find the major retrospectives, provocative theme shows, and dazzling art-selfie destinations of the spring 2014 season Read More


Profiles
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Pulp Fictions: The Art of Zarina

Paper—sculpted, cast, punctured, sewn into—is the primary medium of Zarina, the Indian-born artist who weaves into her work Urdu calligraphy and the spirit of literature from around the world  Read More


Trends
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Show and Tell: The Dos and Don’ts of Studio Visits

Art-world insiders dispense advice on what you should say, how the artist ought to display the work, and which refreshments to serve, if any Read More


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Pedal Pushers: How Art Museums Are Promoting Bike Culture

In exhibitions and programs across the country, museums are devising new ways to showcase the exquisite mix of engineering, craftsmanship and style that moves us forward on two finely calibrated wheels Read More


Profiles
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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
other works that relate to them Read More


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L.A. Stories

Shining light on uncatalogued archives, misplaced works, and undocumented careers, more than 60 venues in Southern California present shows on the art of postwar Los Angeles Read More