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Pictures at an Exhibition
Shirin Neshat, Rapture series, 1999, Gelatin silver print, 42½ x 67½ inches. LARRY BARNS/©SHIRIN NESHAT/COURTESY GLADSTONE GALLERY, NEW YORK AND BRUSSELS

‘Shirin Neshat: Facing History’ at The Hirshhorn

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Shirin Neshat: Facing History” is on view at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden opened today and runs through Sunday, September 20. The solo exhibition sheds some light on the … Read More


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The Tate Britain, where the Tate Prize winner's work is shown.


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Morning Links: Turner Prize Edition

The Turner Prize shortlist has been announced, and the list includes Bonnie Camplin, Janice Kerbel, Nicole Wermers and the collective Assemble. [The Art Newspaper]A “machine vision algorithm,” has surpassed art historians at identifying artists and their unique styles of painting. [MIT … Read More


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Jackson Pollock in the kitchen. 


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Morning Links: Jackson Pollock’s Cookbook Edition

Yarat, an Azeri non-profit organization, will show works by local and international contemporary artists on March 24 in its new location inside a Soviet-era naval building in Baku, Azerbaijan’s capital. “Making Histories” will show works by more than 20 artists, … Read More


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Sotheby’s Bets Big on Six-Figure Shirin Neshat Video for Qatar Auction

On October 13th, Sotheby’s will put Passage, a 2001 video piece by Iranian artist Shirin Neshat, up for auction at its outpost in Doha, Qatar. Filmed in Essouaria, Morocco, Passage is a single channel work depicting three parts of an … Read More


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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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Must-See Museum Shows to Make You Think, or Cry

Identity remixed in provocative displays at the Jewish Museum, the New Museum, the Whitney, and Tate Modern Read More


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Hollywood’s New Wave

More and more artists are directing feature films with large casts, big budgets, and elaborate story lines involving everything from intellectual werewolves to Polish cowboys. Read More