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Still from a 1983 interview with Shigeko Kubota. COURTESY VIDEO DATA BANK

Shigeko Kubota, a Fluxus Artist and a Pioneer of Video Art, Dies at 77

Shigeko Kubota, a pioneer of video art and a well-connected Fluxus artist known for using her body to ponder time and space, died from cancer in Manhattan on Thursday at age 77.Today, Kubota, born in 1937 in Niigata, Japan, is … Read More



Morning Links: Arab Museum of Contemporary Art and Heritage Edition

Read the biographies of older works on view at Art Basel this year. [The Art Newspaper]Merce Cunningham’s long-lost performance piece, “Changeling,” will be performed at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art this fall. [The New York Times]A new phenomenon: galleries are … Read More

Artists Features

Charles Atlas: Ready for Prime Time

The artist stars in Chelsea and Times Square Read More

Looking at Art

The Key to Understanding John Cage’s Silent Piece at MoMA

A starkly empty drawing is the centerpiece of a Museum of Modern Art exhibition that explores John Cage’s world-altering role in the creation and development of postmodernism Read More

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A Psychedelic, Futuristic, Sometimes Demented Film Festival in Brooklyn

Featuring everyone from Ryan Trecartin to Sandra Bernhard to Merce Cunningham, BAM’s Migrating Forms festival unites the cutting edge in art and film Read More


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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Serious Fun

Ernesto Neto’s rich, sensory environments are meant to engage all of the body’s cognitive faculties Read More