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Morning Links: Contemporary Art Daily Edition

Forrest Nash on founding Contemporary Art Daily and his website’s new directions. [Art F City]People are sending emails and comments to the Smithsonian in protest of “Conversations,” an exhibition with loans and support from the Cosbys. [U.S. News]A mobster from … Read More


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James Castle at Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Njideka Akunyili Crosby Wins Smithsonian American Art Museum’s 2014 James Dicke Prize

The 32-year-old mixed-media artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby has won the 2014 James Dicke Prize Contemporary Artist Prize, the Smithsonian American Art Museum announced today.The award comes with $25,000 and, according to the release, “recognizes an artist younger than 50 who … Read More


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Art21 Founder and Executive Director Susan Sollins Has Died

Susan Sollins, the founder and executive director of Art21, died on October 13, Art21 announced today. “We will miss her profoundly as we carry on and honor her legacy,” the nonprofit art education organization wrote in a statement. No information … 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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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


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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