Tag Archives: Thomas Hirschhorn

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How the Art of Social Practice Is Changing the World, One Row House at a Time

Social practice is going mainstream as more artists focus their work on making an impact on problems like homelessness and pollution. But the question of how to judge activist art remains elusive
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Awol Erizku, Lady with a Pitbull, 2009.
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Old Masters of Our Domain

Contemporary artists rock art-history classics to pay homage, show off, have fun, and comment on issues like race and class Read More

Evelyn Alcide, Séisme (Earthquake), 2010, beads, thread, polyester. 41 x 50 inches.
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Fall Season: What a Disaster

The art of the apocalypse: exhibitions across the country address catastrophes from the destruction of Pompeii to the earthquake in Haiti Read More

In Mary Boone with Cube, 2010, the gallerist holds a block of the compressed trash in Squeeze, Mika Rottenberg's 2010 video.  COURTESY NICOLE KLAGSBRUN GALLERY, NEW YORK
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Talking Trash

More and more artists are using trash not just as a material but also as a subject. Read More

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Theater of Combat

With images of carnage a constant presence, artists and photojournalists are looking at war and devastation from a studied distance. Read More