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Disaster Writing: New Book By Douglas Coupland and Hans Ulrich Obrist Wreaks Havoc on Original Thought

Readers of a certain age will probably know Marshall McLuhan best for his cameo in Annie Hall, in which the Canadian-born media scholar appears suddenly to chastise an annoying member of a movie queue, situated directly behind Woody Allen’s Alvy … Read More


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Morning Links: New Pace Gallery Edition

Pace Gallery will be renovating their Chelsea gallery at 540 West 25th Street, to begin in December 2015 with an estimated completion date of fall 2017. The gallery will take up 40,000 square feet of space in a new 60,000 square-foot building … Read More


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No Filters At The Art Basel Miami Beach Instagram Panel

Had the concept of art fairs existed in 1410 (the date of some of the earliest surviving canvases), would we have had panels about canvas that praised it as a medium? Would we even have had to ask how canvas … Read More


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Hans Ulrich Obrist Is in The New Yorker This Week

Perfectly timed to coincide with Art Basel Miami Beach, D. T. Max has profiled the indefatigable curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, the co-director of London’s Serpentine Galleries, for this week’s issue of The New Yorker. Lots of good anecdotes here, ranging from … Read More


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Morning Links: ‘The Queen’ Edition

Hans Ulrich Obrist and Simon Castets discuss their 89plus project. [NYT]Here’s a profile of Emily Rafferty, who is stepping down as president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. [Wall Street Journal]And here’s a profile of the Met’s Clare Vincent, who is in … Read More


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14 New Art-History Books to Change Your Mind

Duchamp’s dictionary, Picasso’s (other) muse, Lucy Lippard’s landscapes, and Hans Ulrich Obrist’s map quests are among the subjects of recent volumes that expand the story of art Read More


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Ten Creative, Disorienting, Enlightening, and Sometimes Frightening Monographs and Catalogues

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jeff Koons, Marisol, Lygia Clark, and Lee Bontecou are among the subjects of major books this season Read More


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The $20,000 Picasso Catalogue the Art World Was Waiting For

Why scholars are clamoring for a near-exact copy of a Picasso catalogue published in black and white and last updated in 1978 Read More


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Liu Wei: China’s Trickster Mixer-Upper

Using flea-market finds, industrial materials, mixed media, and a hefty dose of irony, Liu Wei comments on China’s memory, growth—and amnesia
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You Can ‘Do It’

New book and projects expand Hans Ulrich Obrist’s participatory-art movement Read More


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Tate Director Chris Dercon: ‘Everything Can Be Changed’

Visionary, intellectual, democratic, and high-wattage, director Chris Dercon puts his stamp on Tate Modern Read More


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Crossing the Line in China

As Ai Weiwei continues to openly criticize Communist party policy, his international profile is rising—but so is government response. Read More


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Underrated/Overrated

Who are the great artists you never heard of? Who's hot who's not?. Read More