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Actor Robert Pattinson Curates an Auction at Sotheby’s in New York


Art world rolls eyes as Sotheby’s names Robert Pattinson as Curator
(Our A.R.T. Editor's Note: Thank you Robert Pattison, You are bringing the arts to the 99%)


W Magazine: Hilde Lynn Helphenstein (Instagram's Jerry Gogosian) Wants to Be the Art World’s Anthony Bourdain


ArtNet: Social-Media Star ‘Jerry Gogosian’ Curated a Sotheby’s Sale Based Entirely on Instagram’s Algorithmic Suggestions


THE KNIVES ARE OUT!


Guardian Review (Via Photographs): Shockingly, Brad Pitt Turns Out To Be A Very Fine Sculptor; "Pitt is not the first star to try his hand at art, but his finely wrought, intelligent reflections of American violence make him one of the very best"

Pitt Peeve – Why Are Brad’s Sculptures Getting Rave Reviews?


Brad Pitt Makes His Debut As a Sculptor In Finland Exhibition Alongside Thomas Houseago and Musician Nick Cave


ICYMI, Brad Pitt Is Boys With Sculptor Thomas Houseago


TMZ: Brad Pitt Artwork on Display at Finland Gallery Han Solo Would be Proud!


Museum Rentals Are a Recipe for Disaster


The Onion: Struggling Museum Now Allowing Patrons To Touch Paintings



Kim Fay in Detroit: Solace At Hatch Art, Paintings by Deborah Friedman and Deborah Sukenic



L.A. Painter Carolyn Castaño Turns the Humble Poncho Into a Portal to Lush Worlds


OUR DIGITAL WORLD


‘A.I. Should Exclude Living Artists From Its Database,’ Says One Painter Greg Rutkowski Whose Works Were Used to Fuel Image Generators


Citing Copyright Concerns, Getty Images Bans AI-Generated Content


ART IN FILM


Comedian Rowan Atkinson Destroys a Priceless Art Collection in Netflix’s Slapstick ‘Man vs. Bee’



New Yorker Cartoons of the Week: See Them All!



A Crash Course in Postwar LA Art


LAWRENCE WESCHLER


Federico Solmi, The Butcher’s Son (Part One, of Two)


Postscript to the Toch piece from last issue 



Cara Despain’s Specter at the Bass Museum


Kim Fay in Detroit: The Carr Center Gallery in Detroit Celebrates 30 Years, 'Homecoming Part 1'



David Salle: ‘He taught by example’ – a tribute to John Baldessari (1931–2020)


STORIES OF LOS ANGELES


Nancy Rommelmann's New Serial "40 Bucks and a Dream": Chapter 5: The Biggest Dick in the World



Why Did Edward Hopper Paint This Clown?



Artist Ai Weiwei warns against hubris in ‘troublesome’ times



The Many Lives of Martine Syms; Polyphonic artist finds ways to enjoy the harrowing business of putting herself, or versions of it, on display



Inaugural Group Show 'Beautiful, Not Pretty' at Wönzimer Gallery



See 200 Just-Revealed Photographs by Mail Art Visionary Ray Johnson That Show He Was Even More Radical Than We Thought



How Does the 89-Year-Old Artist Jean Conner Come Up With Her Startling, Powerfully Uncanny Collages? She’s as Mystified as You Are



Kim Fay in Detroit: In his first solo museum presentation, Tyrrell Winston at Cranbrook Art Museum


SHARE AND HANG


With Decentralized Art Fund Salon, Physical Art Collecting Meets the Blockchain for the First Time; Jordan Huelskamp's New decentralized autonomous organization allows members to collect art as a community online—and live with it in real life

New DAO Wants to Give Art-Collecting Power to the People Through the Magic of Blockchain; Can It Actually Work? Jordan Huelskamp founded the investment fund Salon earlier this year


LAWRENCE WESCHLER


On the eminent Weimer-era modernist composer, Ernst Toch; The emigre life in Los Angeles

 


ART AND RACE


Racial Reckoning: Mark Steven Greenfield Illuminates the Black Experience

An Exhibition in Upstate New York Is Redefining How Museums Convey Black Trauma


A “Fantastic” New Show Celebrates the Black Diaspora with Myth and Magic


Citing “Institutional Racist Violence,” Half of the Wisconsin Triennial Artists Withdraw Their Work; “Shameful mistreatment of the Black artists, contractors, and staffers throughout the exhibition”


AN UNPRECEDENTED MOMENT

Peter Schjeldahl: When New York Ruled the World; Spectacular show of art and documentation at the Jewish Museum captures "New York in 1962-64," an era of near-weekly advances in all of the arts


“New York: 1962-1964” Captures More than a Time and Place



Anicka Yi: Art That Imagines New Ways of Living with Machines


Less Art: Kevin Mutch on the Canadian 'Dingbat' Calendars


ILLUSTRATION


Colorful Digital Illustrations by Calvin Sprague Balance Order and Chaos


Pamela Colman Smith Was the Artist and Occultist Who Designed the Iconic Tarot Deck. Why Has No One Ever Heard Her Name?


The Drawing Center’s Raucous Summer Show Is an Ode to All Things Ornament, From Japanese Woodblock Prints to Graffiti


FORMERLY KNOWN AS CINEMA


Our Chief Film Critic JUSTIN TANNER reviews the hotbed of "Don't Worry Darling," a new film by Olivia Wilde, which has been overwhelmed by its bed-hopping production scandals. Tanner has found much to gaze at, and not enough to chew on.


"Babylon" Official Trailer (Uncensored) with Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Diego Calva

The Greatest Film Compliment: Ana de Armas’ Mother Saw ‘Blonde’ Unsubtitled and ‘Understood Everything’ Without Knowing English "If she can understand that with no subtitles, then we hit the spot," said de Armas

Alejandro G. Iñarritu on His Stunning ‘Bardo’ Trailer and Why the Movie Is Shorter Now


'Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths' Official Trailer

Director Paul Schrader Wonders Why People Don’t Boo at Cannes and Venice Anymore


New M. Night Shyamalan's 'Knock at the Cabin' Official Trailer

Neo Noir Western: ‘God’s Country’ is an Immensely Underrated Film


"God's Country" Official Trailer

Like Crime Shows? A sharp, relentless update of the Swedish film trilogy ‘Snabba Cash’ Should Be Your Next Netflix Obsession

One of the most buzzed-about horror movies of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival was Carlota Pereda’s 'Piggy'; Trailer



Jean-Luc Godard Saved My Life; A personal letter to the late French master, whose sharp images rendered words unnecessary


Google StreetView Spots Jean-Luc Godard and Anne-Marie Miéville in Rolle, Swizerland, Thanks to L. Weschler


'The Justice of Bunny King' Official Trailer


Baz Luhrmann and the Generation of Maximalism; Director of the films 'Elvis', 'Moulin Rouge', and more, has a uniquely maximalist style that stands out while being a product of his time


'Documentary Now!' Official Trailer, New Season

‘Atlanta’ Season 4 Heads Home to Assess the Past and Plan for the Future

'See How They Run' Review – Agatha Christie Spoof Scampers Through 50’s Theatreland


'See How They Run' Official Trailer; In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered. Comedy! With. Sam Rockwell, Saoirse Ronan, Adrien Brody, David Oyelowo


PALATE PALETTE


Anthony Bourdain’s unrealized dream comes to life: “Tony would say, ‘Darn it, you did it without me’


Why Miyazaki Mangoes Are So Expensive

Five Artists Who Are Also Masters In the Kitchen: Pollock, Eliasson, Iannone, Choi and Tiravanija

Nancy Rommelmann: The Restaurant Kitchen is a Magnet for All the Broken People; Cooking is Healing

The Most Famous and Provocative Works of Art About Food

The 12 Most Unforgettable Descriptions of Food in Literature' Haruki Murakami’s stir fry, Maurice Sendak’s chicken soup and More!


Alison Roman: Dilly Bean Stew


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‘High Octane Visions’: The Blurred, Distorted Genius of Photographer William Klein


'Broadway by Light' William Klein 1958


‘Lost In A Meditation’: Rural American Life

Using Remote Flashes, a Photographer Has Revealed Mysterious Carvings on an Ancient Stone Monument in Ireland Using a Special Technique He Invented; Grange Stone Circle was likely used for rituals in prehistoric times


Selections From the Audubon Photography Awards Top 100


Explore: Peter Hujar Curated by Elton John at the Fraenkel Gallery; Online presentation of selected highlights from the exhibition


Australian Life Photography Competition 2022 Finalists


Space: Two Astrophotographers Have Captured "The Most Ridiculously Detailed" Photo of the Moon


Female in Focus Photography Award 2022 – In Pictures


COLLECTORS CIRCLE


‘It’s a Bricolage Across Time, Place, and Approach’: Gallerist Maliha Tabari on Her Art Collection at Home in Dubai


Collector Dame Edith Sitwell and Her Bright Young Things; A Lady Gaga Fashionista of Her Time

The Artsy Collectors 2022: 14 Worldwide and On the Go


How Instagram Became a Game-Changing Platform for Art Collector Dr. Michael Apa


Korean Collector Lyu Jihye Hopes More Local Artists Will Be Discovered During Frieze’s Seoul Launch

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Bill Hanna & Joe Barbera by Artillery magazine's Butcher and Wood



Deana Lawson’s Photos Are Stunningly Popular. They’re Also Dangerously Misunderstood; Lawson's elaborate fantasies raise wider questions about the stories that get told about life in a splintering economic order



Agus Suwage: Indonesia’s Deadly Serious Irony Artist


SACRED LANDS

Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson foundation launches ambitious ten-year initiative to wrestle with the artists’ legacies


What Do Native Artists Think of Michael Heizer’s New Land Art Work?



The Case of the Disputed Lucian Freud; Collector thought he had bought a painting by the celebrated British artist. How far would he go to prove it?


Tableaux Vivants


LIZ LARNER


Artist Liz Larner Has Spent 30 Years Making Sly Sculptures We Still Don’t Have Words For. But After Speaking to Her, We Found a Few; Artist's extraordinary 30-year retrospective is now on view in New York


Must See! Liz Larner: 'Corner Basher' at KAOS exhibition 1993; The most frightening sculpture in the art world


VIRGINIA DWAN (1931-2022)


Virginia Dwan: Philanthropist and gallerist, who was instrumental in bringing to prominence artists of the Minimalist, Conceptual, and Land art movements



Interview with Genevieve Gaignard


PATRICIA HIGHSMITH

The Hidden Highsmith; New documentary about the author of The Talented Mr. Ripley delves into the writer’s love life

 


Patricia Highsmith, In Conversation Mr Ripley at The British Library


Book Review: The Conflicted Inner Life of a Queer Literary Icon


THE QUEEN


Think You Know the Queen? These 3 Facts About Her Most Famous Portrait Will Make You Think Again; Photographer Chris Levine captured this indelible image almost by accident



Julia Friedman: Appropriation, AI and the Work of Artist Lena Moross and Her Empathy Against the Machine


The Artwork of Lena Moross


Folly DALL-E: We Asked DALL-E to Imagine What’s Just Beyond the Frame of 10 World-Famous Works of Art; Here’s What the A.I. Saw!


WOLFGANG TILLMANS


Photographer Wolfgang Tillmans’s MoMA Retrospective Is One of the Year’s Best Shows

The Disappearing World of Wolfgang Tillmans


Wolfgang Tillmans: Older, Wiser, Cooler; 35-year career celebrated at MoMA this fall



Kim Fay in Detroit: Sabrina Nelson ‘(Women and) The Source (of Survival)’ at The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center


BOUNCING IN THE ARTIST'S BUBBLE


Gordy Grundy: Bouncing In The Artist’s Bubble, Part I of II



Here Are 7 Gallery Shows That Were Not to Miss in Seoul Last Week, From Historical Korean Monochromes to Ethereal VR Environments



Art Dirt: Michael Heizer’s “City” and Other Big Art


THE DISCONNECT

Luminato Festival abruptly cancelled an exhibit by an Indigenous collective. Here’s the story behind the controversial decision; “Um of Water,” a reimagining of British artist Amy Sharrocks’ Museum of Water, was an eagerly anticipated program that was to be part of Luminato 2022



Less Art: Doug Harvey Interviews Adrian de la Peña


HAVING A BIRTHDAY THIS WEEK?


“Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha Happy Birthday!” by LA Performance Artist Pioneer, The Dark Bob


ART IN FILM


Did Le Corbusier Fall in Love With Josephine Baker on a Cruise Ship? A New Film by Artists Gerard & Kelly Imagines Their Relationship; “Bright Hours” was filmed at the 'Cité Radiuese', Le Corbusier’s Modernist masterpiece in Marseille


NEW POP STANDARD


What Does K-Pop Star RM Collect? Here Are 8 Artists the Burgeoning Celebrity Patron Has Snapped Up


RM, the 27-year-old leader of K-pop super boy band BTS has quickly become one of the world’s most visible art patrons


45º, 90º, 180º


Michael Heizer’s Monumental ‘City’ Sculpture Is Finally Complete After 50 Years


Heizer "City" Tickets Will Cost $150



I Paint Pictures Too!: Kerry James Marshall on Paul Cezanne


OUR DIGITAL WORLD


Noema: AI and The Limits of Language; Artificial intelligence system trained on words and sentences alone will never approximate human understanding



Olivia Hill 'Strike-Slip' at Bel Ami, DTLA



Pace Gallery announces global representation of Matthew Day Jackson



Robert G. Achtel 'The City of Namara' at Marshall Gallery



Tulsa Kinney: Ways of Reading; On the Road with Tim Youd's 100 Novels Project



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The Postcard from Aruba

When I was in high school I wanted to be an artist. I wasn’t even quite sure what that word meant, but I knew that I was moved by painting, by theatre and film, by literature. It felt like a realm of the world that had been kept secret. I had relatives who were artists. Some were painters, others actors. My father was an actor. And in high school I had one teacher, June Harwood, a successful artist...


GOOD GIGS

High-Profile Electronic Dance Music Trio Swedish House Mafia and IKEA Unveil Joint Product Line at Hollywood Launch Event


Rapper and Music Producer Andrew Huang Creates a Song with Volvo Sound Cues

Pope.L Starts Designing a Line for Supreme! See His Video, Click Here


Here Are the Top 25 People Powering the Creator Economy


NFT: DROWNING?


Olafur Eliasson launches a virtual reality work and NFT commissioned by MetaKovan—the man who paid $69.3m for 'that' Beeple

More than $100m worth of NFTs stolen since July 2021, data shows; Criminals took an average of $300,000 worth of non-fungible tokens per scam, says cryptocurrency firm


Hong Kong Mega-Collector Adrian Cheng Has Come Out as the Mystery Backer of the Popular Azuki NFTs

OpenSea, One of the Top NFT Platforms, Has Seen Trading Volume Fall by More Than 90 Percent Since January


Sea Change: Magnum, the Photography Collective's New NFT Collection; In Pictures


NFT Guidebook, an Overview: Everything You Need to Know

Meta Starts Testing NFTs on Instagram and Facebook This Week; Sharing Your Collectible Wallet


The artistic value of an NFT; Professor Amy Whitaker looks at the economics, technology, and history of blockchain-based art

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DESIGN

A Dazzling London Exhibition Traces Tiffany & Co.’s History of Innovation, From Covetable Designs to Canny Marketing


David Plunkert, Graphic Designer for Criterion the Art Film Collection, Shares His Passion for Color and Shape

In Pictures: See the Eclectic Personal Collection of Designer Hubert de Givenchy, Sold For a Whopping $86 Million at Christie’s France


Dive into the Psychedelic World of Danish Designer Verner Panton


BEST OF THE WEEK with JERRY GOGOSIAN, THE INSTAGRAM LAUGH SENSATION!





BRAVING OPPRESSION


Jailed Cuban artist receives €50,000 inaugural Prince Claus Impact award; Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara is one of six artists to be honoured by the Dutch NGO


Author and Chair of the International Booker Prize, Leïla Slimani: ‘Attack on Salman Rushdie shows why we must not censor ourselves’; Bestselling author fears she too could be a target but says terrorists cannot be allowed to win


'Levi's Wokes' SNL LOL!


SURF

Like Art, Surfing Can Never Slide Far From Its Spiritual Source


Photographers Score in Indonesia's Mentawais Too, Not Just Riders

Must See! Absolute Poetry: Mitch Parkinson Steals Joel Parkinson's Board After Drop In


STAGE STRUCK


Six Standing Ovations Later, Lea Michele Triumphantly Returns to Broadway in ‘Funny Girl’

Elton John Says ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Musical “Not Ready” For Post-Chicago Stagings

New Musical Based On Muhammad Ali’s Life Coming To Broadway

Showdown at Broadway’s Coming “High Noon”: Family of Original, Blacklisted Screenwriter Carl Foreman Wants Him Acknowledged


Singer, Dancer, Marcher, Spy: Josephine Baker broke barriers onstage and off—from Jim Crow Miami to the royal court of Monaco


Mark Cromer: Death of a Theatre; One of the best Equity-caliber theatres in America committed creative suicide in the name of ‘racial equity’


BOOKS AND WORDS

Role Model Kanye West Says He’s Never Read A Book; Compares Literature To Icky Green Vegetables

It’s Honestly Fine To Read Problematic Authors! From Catcher in the Rye to William Shakespeare, it's OK!


Essential Hawai‘i Books You Should Read: A Glossary

Six Ways to Introduce Joan Didion to the Next Generation

Podcasts and Narrative Television Series Began Back To The Cutthroat Newspaper Business At The Start Of The 20Th Century; A Jazz Age Murder Scandal, a Tabloid War, and the Birth of America’s True-Crime Obsession


Life on the Orient Express: She is remembered as the incarnation of her most beloved character, the elderly, provincial Miss Marple. In reality, the adventurous, globe-trotting Agatha Christie was the opposite

Missing Pages: The Podcast Revisiting Jaw-Dropping Literary Scandals; From the case of Dan Mallory to the story of Kaavya Viswanathan


Review: 'Kiki Man Ray: Art, Love, and Rivalry in 1920s Paris'; Kiki de Montparnasse, Muse and Model





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Dr. Frances Colpitt, Educator, Arts Writer, Curator and Author of the Seminal "Minimal Art: The Critical Perspective" Passes, 1952-2022

Glasstire, Texas Visual Art: Jessica Fuentes

Artillery, Los Angeles: Michael Delgado





Tyler Mitchell: From Glossy Magazines to a Mega Gallery; Photographer explores themes of Black history and Southern identity in “Chrysalis,” his first solo exhibition at Gagosian, London



Arne Glimcher, the Art World’s Original Pacemaker, Is Starting Over at 84



Elizabeth II, the Great Restorer; Tackling the destruction of World War II to reconstructing a scorched Windsor Castle, the late Queen devoted her reign to restoring Britain’s material culture


Psychiatrists Are Now Prescribing Museum Visits to Help Patients With Burnout and Anxiety; Initiative is part of a pilot study in Brussels



On Color, Place, and Story: An Interview with Zoe Spiliotis



Patrick Martinez 'Promised Land' at Charlie James Gallery


THE ART MARKET MAKERS


Maurizio Cattelan is on a Mission to Turn Reclusive Wisconsin Artist Eugene Von Bruenchenhein Into a Household Name


How Canny Market Players Helped Push Once-Obscure Painter Lynne Drexler’s Prices From Fifty Bucks to Over $1 Million; Painter lived for decades on a remote island in Maine



Tottenham: Stop Being Supportive! “Dictatorship in the arts, democracy in everything else”



Q&A with Painter Zoe Walsh



Olivia Hill at Bel Ami



Landon Metz at Sean Kelly; New Show Opening



Art and Cake: Irving Penn at Pace Gallery


Universal Basic Income for Artists: a Neoliberal Con? Are states and philanthropists truly interested in paying artists for ‘doing what they love’? Or does the proliferation of quasi-UBI programmes point to a future of increased control over who gets to be an artist?


THE PRINCESS


Prices? Six Figures—at Least. Waitlist? Interminable. Gagosian Is Preparing for Its Highly Anticipated Anna Weyant Solo Debut in November



Doug Harvey: Let There Be Light! Daniel Hawkins’ Desert Lighthouse Turns Five


DAVID LaCHAPELLE


David LaChapelle: ‘I’ve never seen what I do as objectification’; Discusses his long career ahead of a new retrospective


Celebrity and sorrow feature in David LaChapelle's New York show


David LaChapelle 'make Believe' at Fotografiska, New York


Images from the Show 'make Believe'


From Warhol to Kim K and Beyond, a New Exhibit Looks at America’s Premier Celebrity Photographer



A Black Chandelier of Skeletons and Surveillance Cameras: Ai Weiwei Unveils His First Show of Glass Sculptures In Venice; World's Largest Suspended Murano Glass Artworks



In Pictures: See Contemporary Artworks That Celebrate the Vibrant Creativity of Lowrider and Skater Culture; "Desert Rider" at the Phoenix Museum


In 1948, legendary curator Walter Hopps visits the Arensberg Collection in Los Angeles. It blew his mind.


M. C. ESCHER


Infinite Staircase: “Virtual Realities: The Art of M.C. Escher” at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston


In Pictures: Before Virtual Reality, There Was M.C. Escher—See Mind-Bending Drawings From a Major New Survey of This ‘One-Man Art Movement



What Art Does Brad Pitt Collect? Here Are 8 Artists Whose Work We Know the ‘Bullet Train’ Actor Owns and Admires; Pitt has his own sculpture studio at home. He's also built an enviable art collection over the past 15 years



Vasily Kandinsky and Alexj Jawlensky at Long Beach Museum of Art


FASHION


Frida's Fashion: See Frida Kahlo’s Hand-Painted Corsets, Custom Silk Boots, and More, Now on Display in Paris


Based on Salvatore Ferragamo; Luca Guadagnino's New Doc "Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams" Official Trailer


BANKSY UNMASKED?

Is This Scholarly British Art Professor the Real Banksy? Students on His Campus Certainly Think So; Paul Gough, the purported Banksy, has responded to the rumors on TikTok

Hard Questions with the Suspect On TikTok; Truth or Lies?


Olfactory Art Dealer Andreas Keller; Dealer's new gallery isn't just about the rosy side of scent experience; Is there an objective truth to what something smells like?



Keiichi Tanaami 'Manhattan Universe' at Venus Over Manhattan


ART BUSINESS

Swiss art dealer Yves Bouvier sells Singapore freeport to Chinese crypto billionaire Jihan Wu for a reported $28.4m


Rumors About Death of the Bay Area Art Scene Are Greatly Exaggerated; Local artists and curators took issue with a New York Times report announcing the demise of the local art scene in light of the departure of two blue-chip galleries

More US Casinos Introducing Fine Art, Exhibition Events To Attract New Audiences

Storied New York Gallery Comes Home; After her building was damaged in 2018, Paula Cooper and her staff return to West 21st Street in Chelsea

It's Not China! Seoul's art market ascent reaches new high with first Frieze fair


Niche Fame: Lower Manhattan’s most infamous arts publicist, Kaitlin Phillips doesn’t always stay behind the scenes


EXPERIENTIAL


Art and Cake: Superblue and Glenn Kaino's 'A Forest for the Tree' Grows in LA


Here’s What to Expect From the Debut of David Byrne’s 15,000-Square-Foot Immersive Experience, ‘Theater of the Mind’; What, you thought David Byrne would sit out the immersive installation trend?

 


Ctrl [Alt] Self at Westobou Gallery, with Augusta Brittany M. Watkins, Lucia Riffel, and Elise Thompson


A New Mexico Arts Festival Goes Full Immersive; Site-specific, high-tech, experiential festival is coming back to the streets of Taos


Superblue: Interview with CEO Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst and Curator Kathleen Forde by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp


STREETWISE


Brooklyn Street Art Images of the Week


Graffiti Artist Futura Was a Peer of Basquiat and Haring—and Then Left the Art World Completely. Now, at 66, He’s Making His Way Back


The Grandmothers Graffiti Gang


"The Drawing Is The Soul Of The Project"


Generation Escape: Artist Rabi Examining Existence at the New Nomad Gallery in West Hollywood


“RETRANSMISSION__”, a Contemporary Collective from Poland at Mirus Gallery, Denver


MUSIC AND SOUND


Born 100 Years Ago This Year: On the trail of Yma Sumac: The exotica legend came from Peru, but her career was all Hollywood



The New Yorker: How Radical Was Rachmaninoff? Bard Music Festival examines whether the arch-romantic composer was more modern than he seems

The Spiritual Sound Technologies of Jamaica

‘It Takes Time To Reveal Its Profundity’: Our Music Critic Reviews the Sound of NASA’s Black Hole


Composer György Ligeti, 'Atmosphères' from 2001: A Space Odyssey


Rosewood Restrictions Riled U.S. Guitar Makers; In 2017, a bizarre amendment to an international treaty threw American guitar makers into a panic

Listen to Nature Sounds, Fall In Love With The Earth

Newest psychedelic drug — is sound? How people are using binaural beats to get high


DISCOVERY


Palestinian Farmer Accidentally Unearths Intact Byzantine Mosaic

Shipwrecks Ahoy? Unesco's underwater mission scours sea bed off Italy for archaeological treasures


Webb telescope captures ‘Phantom Galaxy’ in dazzling detail


New James Webb Images of Jupiter Are 'Stunners
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ART NOIR

The Art World Is Booming. And So Are the Criminals, Forgers and Frauds in Its Midst

FBI Agents Found a Chopped-Up Roman Mosaic of the Mythical Medusa in an L.A. Storage Unit After Following an Anonymous Tip


Art historian Helen Molesworth, the host of a new Pushkin podcast, on the lessons we can learn from the life of the feminist artist Ana Mendieta and her relationship with her husband, Carl Andre, who was acquitted of her murder

Vanity Fair: Stealing Mona Lisa; Shocking theft of the Mona Lisa, in August 1911, appeared to have been solved 28 months later, when the painting was recovered


An Old Smock and 60 Cigarettes a Day: Author Peter James Learns Tricks of Art Forger’s Trade; Bestselling Crime Writer Spent Time With a Former Master Faker As He Researched His Latest Novel




ARCHITECTURE


Memes Are the New Design Critics

Artist Thomas Demand Used a Legal Pad, a Paper Plate, and a Soda-Jerk Hat to Design a Conference Venue in Denmark. See It Here

Billions of bird deaths due to the "simple indifference" of architects says PETA


A Look at Isso Architects, Indonesia

Building a Sustainable Food Home in 'Greenhouse By Joost' Doc Trailer



How One Modernist Building in Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest Changed Cinema Forever; The Vandamm House moved movie villains inside the sleek spaces of modern architecture


Inside An Architect's Retro Treetop Home; Architectural Digest


The visions for NEOM, Saudi Arabia’s linear megacity in the desert, reveal contemporary shortcomings more than a future utopia


Artificial intelligence can now make convincing images of buildings. Is that a good thing?


Kyoto Home By Atelier Luke Nods To Japanese Metabolism Movement


Interview: Rael San Fratello Navigates the Boundaries of 3D Printing, Architecture, and the Impact of Division


GO, VAN GOGH!


The Ten Most Expensive Vincent Van Gogh Paintings


The most famous bedroom in art history: secrets of Van Gogh’s nocturnal life; Story of changing wall colours, a pair of pillows, wartime bombs and the hunt for a lost bed






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