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Saving Frida Kahlo From Her Own Celebrity

Scholars and artists are trying to reclaim Kahlo’s art from the cult of personality that has surrounded her since her death. A new exhibition at the MCA in Chicago aims to put the emphasis back on her painting by placing it in the context of work being made today Read More

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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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Avant-Garde Quilt Explosion!

A guide to weird and wild contemporary-art quilts by conceptualists, code-breakers, feminists, fashionistas, Afrofuturists, and street artists Read More

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The Civil War in Art, Then and Now

As several museums showcase works made at the time of the conflict, contemporary artists continue to reflect on its legacy Read More

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Feast for the Eyes: Red Rooster Harlem’s Recipe for Art

At Red Rooster Harlem, chef and owner Marcus Samuelsson gives as much thought to the art on the walls as to the food Read More

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What I Like About You: Artists to Follow on Instagram

How Laurie Simmons, Ryan McGinness, Kenny Scharf, and others are using the photo-sharing network to disseminate their work—and their fixations Read More

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Hank Willis Thomas Stages a Photo Shoot

How Sanford Biggers came to strike a pose as a two-faced dandy Read More