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Artists Film lives
Akerman. COURTESY EUROPEAN GRADUATE SCHOOL

Chantal Akerman, Revolutionary Feminist Filmmaker and Video Artist, Dies at 65

Chantal Akerman, the Belgian filmmaker who introduced a previously unseen female perspective on domesticity to cinema, and whose video installations dealt with personal histories, died sometime during the past few days. She was 65. Her cause of death has not yet … Read More


Artists Features
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Guys on the Edge: Ed Atkins’s Not-Quite-Human, Computer-Generated Men

They cry, they smoke, they spout poetry Read More


News
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Morning Links: Pickle Edition

Deborah Luster has been named the 2015 Gardner Fellow in photography at Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. The honor carries with it a $50,000 stipend for a project and the publication of a book. [Photograph]The increasing length of … Read More


Market News

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


Books Reviews
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Deciphering the Poetic Jabber of Tony Oursler’s Talking Heads

A new book on Oursler’s video installations reveals the artist’s interest in the language of magic, sci-fi, and the occult Read More


Features
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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