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Saudi Arabia–born Sarah Abu Abdallah is among the participating artists. COURTESY THE ARTIST.

‘A Guarantee of Emancipation’: Edge of Arabia Artist Collective Plans U.S. Tour

Starting next month, a group of contemporary artists from the Middle East, collectively known as Edge of Arabia, will take a three-year-long road trip around the United States, using high-tech devices and the Internet to digitally archive and share what … Read More


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All in the Family: Paweł Althamer Closes Out His Socrates Sculpture Park Run

Polish artist Pawel Althamer, who in April closed his exuberant, expansive installation, performance, and sculpture show at the New Museum, to which museum visitors were invited to contribute, took his roving party to Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City last Friday night to mark the … Read More


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New Museum Announces New Scholarship Programs

Today the New Museum‘s director, Lisa Phillips, announced three major new scholarship opportunities that aim to promote the study of contemporary art and culture. The first initiative, titled the Mellon Grant for Contemporary Scholarship in Contemporary Art, is a $500,000 fund that will … Read More


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SculptureCenter Taps Ben Whine to Be Associate Director

Ben Whine is the new associate director of Long Island City’s SculptureCenter. Whine comes to the kunsthalle from the Guggenheim, where he was director of individual development, membership and annual fund. His new position was previously held by Frederick Janka, … Read More


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‘Ragnar Kjartansson: Me, My Mother, My Father, and I’ at the New Museum

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How Iraqi Artists Are Finding a Path to the International Art World

From last year’s Venice Biennale to this summer’s New Museum show, more and more exhibitions are spotlighting contemporary art from Iraq Read More


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See 11 Heady Books Transformed into Ikebana Flower Displays

Camille Henrot channels Japanese zen gardens with an installation of floral odes to her favorite books Read More


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Uniqlo’s New MoMA T-Shirts Are Most Subversive Ones Yet

Radical chic for $19.90 and up: the Daniel Joseph Martinez line Read More


Trends
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How Artists Are Using Music to Seduce, Confound (and Entertain) Us

From primordial incantations to operatic melodrama to hip-hop beats, artists are exploiting the elemental language of music to communicate across cultural boundaries Read More


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Science Friction: Sci-Fi Gets Real

Interplanetary exploration, alien life, and living on the moon are among the themes obsessing artists who use science fiction to comment on matters closer to home Read More


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When Is an Artwork Finished?

For some artists, a work is done when it leaves the studio. Others keep tinkering in the galleries. One waits for the piece to “cry uncle” 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


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The Art World’s Game of Drones

Drones are turning up in museums and galleries as objects of fascination and critique Read More


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Keeping New Media New: Conserving High-Tech Art

Conservators are rushing to keep pace with technology as they find ways to extend the working lives of art made with code, VHS tapes, and other rapidly changing platforms Read More