Archive for January, 2017

Stuck Between a Rock and a Ruscha: On Pierre Bismuth’s Quixotic Quest for a Lost-Lost Work by the Storied Californian

Detective Michael Scott, formerly of the Los Angeles Police Department, had solved over 130 homicides and worked 11 years as a private investigator before Brussels–based artist Pierre Bismuth hired him to find a missing sculpture.Near the start of Bismuth’s new … Read More... | Read More

Art F City Announces New Commissions Program to Support Artists/Writers Affected by Trump Policies

GIF by Rebecca Mock

These are not good times. None of Donald Trump’s bat-shit crazy ideas should ever see the light of day, much less take the form of executive orders (EO). But here we are, 12 days into his presidency and the chaos is taking root. Trump’s EO on visa bans effects 7 countries, approximately 90,000 people directly and... | Read More

Martin Durazo at Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. Read More... | Read More

NEWS: New York’s MoMA Appoints Kate Lewis as Chief Conservator

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UPDATE: Actor, Theater Founder Matthew Posey Shot In Deep Ellum

Matt Posey, actor and founder of Ochre House Theater, was shot in Deep Ellum Monday night. He’s hospitalized in stable condition.

More about Matt PoseyA 2009 Q/A with Posey Jerome Weeks on Posey’s puppets 2011 review of Memphos at Ochre House 2011 review of Morphing at Ochre House

Police say Posey and another person had left the bar Cold Beer Company after 11 p.m.... | Read More

UPDATE: Actor, Theater Founder Matthew Posey Shot In Deep Ellum

Matt Posey, actor and founder of Ochre House Theater, was shot in Deep Ellum Monday night. He’s hospitalized in stable condition.

More about Matt PoseyA 2009 Q/A with Posey Jerome Weeks on Posey’s puppets 2011 review of Memphos at Ochre House 2011 review of Morphing at Ochre House

Police say Posey and another person had left the bar Cold Beer Company after 11 p.m.... | Read More

UPDATE: Actor, Theater Founder Matthew Posey Shot In Deep Ellum

Matt Posey, actor and founder of Ochre House Theater, was shot in Deep Ellum Monday night. He’s hospitalized in stable condition.

More about Matt PoseyA 2009 Q/A with Posey Jerome Weeks on Posey’s puppets 2011 review of Memphos at Ochre House 2011 review of Morphing at Ochre House

Police say Posey and another person had left the bar Cold Beer Company after 11 p.m.... | Read More

PICKS: Ana Finel Honigman on Ricardo Brey at Galerie Nathalie Obadia | Rue du Bourg Tibourg, Paris

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NEWS: NADA Appoints New Board Members, Directors, and Executive Committee

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You’re Hearing Things: How People Perceive Voices In Random Noise

You may not know the term, but you're familiar with "visual pareidolia" - it's when you see an animal in a Rorschach blot or the Virgin Mary in a slice of toast. It happens with sounds, too - as when some parents heard in a Fisher-Price doll's giggles and coos the sentence "Islam is the light." Philip Jaekl explains how it happens.

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