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Paweł Althamer and Rafal Zwirek in front of Althamer’s Queen Mother of Reality, a Performa Commission for Performa 13.Courtesy Socrates Sculpture Park
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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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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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Isa Genzken, Empire/Vampire I, 2003, paint on mirror foil, fabric, plastic figures, and artificial plants on wood pedestal. 
©ISA GENZKEN. COURTESY COLLECTION MARI AND PETER SHAW, THE ARTIST AND GALERIE BUCHHOLZ, COLOGNE/BERLIN.
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Ten Tough Women Artists Who Stand Up to the Bad Boys

In a male-dominated art season, here’s where to find female artists who cut, change the rules, explore new horizons, and do it gangsta-style Read More

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That Seventies Sensibility

A wave of exhibitions shows how the open-ended, experimental, hardscrabble, less cynical esthetic of the ’70s is appealing to artists and curators Read More

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Hip-Hop Heraldry

Through his collages, performances, and videos, Rashaad Newsome mixes ‘ghetto’ vernacular with staid European tradition Read More

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True Lies?

Omer Fast's videos are mind-blowing mergings of artifice and truth, populated by refugees, soldiers, and other characters who may or may not be acting. Read More

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Carry a Big Shtick

For artists inspired by sketch comedy, off-the-wall characters who can say and do anything are a way to explore weighty political and social issues. Read More

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All the Web’s a Stage

Performance art, gallery openings, Dumpster-diving for junk to turn into art—all of it is happening in an online world populated by computer-generated beings called avatars. Read More