Archive for May, 2019

‘Breaking the Canon’: Artists and Curators Address Brooklyn Museum’s History with African-American Art

Linda Goode Bryant, Eric N. Mack, and Nathaniel Mary Quinn addressed works in the museum's collection, institution-building, and their own practices. Read More

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America’s Most-Endangered Historic Buildings

They might not be the prettiest, or the most interesting architecturally. But significant bits of history happened there. And they’re in danger of being torn down or falling down. – CityLab

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Lessons From The Naomi Wolf Affair: When Generalists Get The Expertise Wrong

“When is a writer erudite, a renaissance person, a polymath—and when are they merely trespassing superficially into areas of knowledge they haven’t mastered, imposing their own prejudices or yanking cherry-picked tidbits out of context?” – The New Republic

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Opens With A Cosmic Soundscape Bringing It To Life

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, opens at Disneyland Friday. The attraction features sights and sounds of the universe, including a life size Millennium Falcon where the rider gets to fly the hunk of junk.

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Sex Appeal: Anne Imhof’s Arduous, Mesmerizing Latest Work Touches Down in Chicago

The project includes a grueling and engrossing four-hour-long performance. Read More

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Intersectionality And The Meaning Of Culture

The term “intersectionality” was coined in 1989 by professor Kimberlé Crenshaw to describe how race, class, gender, and other individual characteristics “intersect” with one another and overlap. “Intersectionality” has, in a sense, gone viral over the past half-decade, resulting in a backlash from the right. – Vox

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‘Not Just Shaming Filthy Rich Bastards’: Panel Talk in New York Tackles Power and Politics in Art

The talk at the New School in New York featured Nan Goldin, Tania Bruguera, Anne Pasternak, and more. Read More

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’20/20′ at Peter Blum, New York

See images from one notable show every weekday. Read More

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Christie’s to Offer Rare Léger Work in London Next Month

Christie’s will offer a 1913 work by Fernand Léger from the artist’s influential “contrastes des formes,” series this June in London, carrying an estimate of £25 million. “[The] contrastes des forms changed the direction of art as we know it,” says Jason Carey, Christie’s head of impressionist and modern art in London. With this series, executed […]... | Read More

Some Rethinking On The Philosophical Separation Of Mind And Body

The concept of reason itself is built on a profoundly gendered blueprint. But a surprising rapprochement might be in sight: between feminists who criticise the mind/matter split, and certain philosophers and scientists who are now trying to put them back together.  – Aeon

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