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Still from Lynn Hershman Leeson's Tania Bruguera: A State of Vulnerability. COURTESY THE ARTIST

Lynn Hershman Leeson Is Making a Documentary About Tania Bruguera

Lynn Hershman Leeson has recently enjoyed a late-career comeback. Over the past two years, the feminist video artist has had critically acclaimed solo shows at Modern Art Oxford, Bridget Donahue in New York, and the ZKM Center for Art in … Read More

Tania Bruguera and Dread Scott at last night's talk. ELENA OLIVO

‘Art Without Permission’: Tania Bruguera and Dread Scott Discuss Art and Activism at the Brooklyn Museum

Dread Scott has the distinction of being one of the few artists to have had his work denounced by a United States president. In 1989, when he was an undergraduate student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, … Read More

Anicka Yi, "7,070,430K of Digital Spit," installation view at Kunsthalle Basel, 2015. ARTNEWS

Guggenheim Museum Reveals Short List for 2016 Hugo Boss Prize

The Guggenheim Museum announced the shortlist today for next year’s Hugo Boss Prize, awarded biennially to a mid-career artist. Past winners have included Paul Chan, Tacita Dean, and Danh Vo.The winner of the Hugo Boss Prize receives $100,000 and an … Read More


Morning Links: DNA Signatures Edition

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Tania Bruguera. Photo by Hector S Martinez / Herb Alpert Award in the Arts.


Morning Links: Tania Bruguera Edition

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Tania Bruguera to Be First Artist-in-Residence for New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

Over the past week, Cuban artist and activist Tania Bruguera has been arrested in Havana and released hours later, and given back her passport, which the Cuban government confiscated six months ago after she staged a protest performance piece in … Read More


Morning Links: Living Mona Lisa Edition

A group of French technicians and artists created a really creepy “Living Mona Lisa” that can respond to her surroundings and emote, because this is exactly what you asked for. [artnet News]Despite controversy, Bill Cosby’s art collection will remain on … Read More

The future Two World Trade Center building. 


Morning Links: Two World Trade Center Edition

The National Academy Museum has named Dr. Maura Reilly as its new chief curator. [Artforum]Paris’s Pont des Arts bridge has replaced its famous collection of “love locks” with “love graffiti.” [ABC News]San Francisco’s De Young Museum is organizing a 2016 show … Read More



Morning Links: Rijksmuseum Edition

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum has been named European Museum of the Year. [The Art Newspaper]Tomorrow, two days before the 12th Havana Biennial opens, Tania Bruguera will perform a 100-hour-reading of Hannah Arendt’s The Origins of Totalitarianism. Five months ago, Bruguera was arrested for … Read More

Presumed self-portrait by Leonardo da Vinci.


Morning Links: Leonardo da Vinci Edition

It’s Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday today, and the biggest exhibition of his works since 1939, “Leonardo 1452-1519,” opens at the Palazzo Reale this month, coinciding with the Milan Expo 2015. The show will include Leonardo’s paintings, drawings, sketches, manuscripts and codexes, along … Read More


‘Not Being Able to Speak Your Mind Is a Ridiculous Thing’: At Creative Time’s Protest and Performance for Tania Bruguera in Times Square

At the end of 2014, Cuban artist Tania Bruguera was detained in her native country for staging a performance art piece called Tatlin’s Whisper #6 in Havana’s Revolution Square, a site heavily associated with Fidel Castro. On the surface, this act … Read More

Federico Herrero, Pan de azucar, 2014, acrylic, oil, spray paint, and felt-tip pen on canvas, 65" x 59". ©2013 STUDIO MICHEL ZABÉ/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND KURIMANZUTTO, MEXICO CITY/SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, NEW YORK, GUGGENHEIM UBS MAP PURCHASE FUND

‘Under the Same Sun’ at Guggenheim Museum

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Tania Bruguera, Tatlin's Whisper #5, 2008COURTESY TATE

Morning Links: Tania Bruguera Edition

“Ram V. Sutar, 89, has already created more than 200 distinct statues, many of them massive. Now, he is a leading contender for the commission to produce the world’s largest statue: a 597-foot-tall rendering—which would be nearly twice as high … Read More

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Dome Improvement—What’s an Art Museum Doing in Rockaway Beach?

MoMA PS1’s VW Dome 2 is the latest in a wave of museum outposts that are humble, nimble, and temporary, offering free admission—and much more than art Read More