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by Joel Kuennen
When I first heard of Shaun Leonardo’s performance project, I Can't Breathe—a performance that taught spectators se... [more]
by The ArtSlant Team
Art or Not? Art has many different forms. It can smell, move, be big, small, or even invisible. But when we look at art from afar, i... [more]
by Stephanie Cristello
By now, many will have read Ben Davis’ piece on artnet news, a piece of social and market criticism that takes on Chicago... [more]
by The ArtSlant Team
In conjunction with Laughter and Forgetting, an exhibition curated by Swiss-based arts writer and curator Olga Stefan within th... [more]
by John Wilmes
Carrie Furnaces National Historic Landmark
In Pittsburgh, the ghost of industrial America is more unwieldy than in any city this side of Detroit. Abandoned buildings and... [more]
by Claudia Arozqueta
This past September, I did a curatorial residency at Casa Chuck in San Antonio, Texas. This was not my first time there (years before... [more]
by Jamie Keesling
A week from my deadline, I was regretting the assignment I’d asked for: an article about street art in Bushwick. The source... [more]
by Edo Dijksterhuis
Markus Selg at De Hallen Haarlem
Thank God for a new generation of artists! Today’s emerging artists stay away from the pushy know-it-all attitude of ma... [more]
by Deepika Sorabjee
Shumon Ahmed at project 88
How do objects "end" their "lives"? Where do they go to die? How does an object have this presence beyond the monumental, a soul t... [more]
by Lauren Orscheln
The Max Mara Art Prize for Women shortlist was revealed on October 4, 2015. Of Ruth Ewan, Ana Genovés, Emma Hart, Tania... [more]
by The ArtSlant Team
Painter Joe Fig's new book, Inside the Artist's Studio, comes out tomorrow. Fig is well-known for his portraits of artists' s... [more]
by The ArtSlant Team
In conjunction with Laughter and Forgetting, an exhibition curated by Swiss-based arts writer and curator Olga Stefan within th... [more]
by Char Jansen
Recently the Independent reported on new revelations concerning Duchamp's Fountain including the possibility that it was made by... [more]
by Nadja Sayej
Almost immediately after British sculptor Anish Kapoor's solidarity walk for refugees with Ai Weiwei through London, he flew to... [more]
by Joel Kuennen
The progressive narrative sells. The vision of an outsider is what is most appealing to both left and right. The fact that most Am... [more]
by Edo Dijksterhuis
Amsterdam Museum
The Mona Lisa, Vermeer’s Milkmaid, Fabritius’ Goldfinch. At the time of their creation they were considered excep... [more]
by Lauren Tresp
New Mexico Museum of Art
New Mexico enjoys—or sometimes suffers from—a number of artworld stereotypes and iconic images. This is a good thing, a... [more]
by Danna Lorch
Palmyra, Nimrud, Khorsabad, Bosra, and Jonah’s Tomb are just a noted few of many ancient sites that have been decimated by... [more]
by Andrea Alessi
“Icon” and its derivatives are some of the most overused words in arts writing today. We’re all guilty of bum... [more]
by Lauren Orscheln
On day 22 of his hunger strike, Amnesty International calls for the immediate release of Cuban artist, Danilo Maldonado known... [more]
by Kimberly B. Johnson
A Bay Area artist was shot and killed yesterday, Tuesday, September 29 as he worked on a community mural in West Oakland. The... [more]
by Nadja Sayej
As the 6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art opened last week, there was everything but controversy. Last time around, there were photos from Pussy Riot rallies by... [more]
by Jessica Lynne
Martine Syms at Bridget Donahue
Martine Syms is a funny woman. This is what I thought as I stood in Bridget Donahue Gallery watching Syms' Notes on Gesture, the short video that anchors the artist's... [more]
by The ArtSlant Team
In conjunction with Laughter and Forgetting, an exhibition curated by Swiss-based arts writer and curator Olga Stefan within th... [more]
by Andrea Alessi
Contour vzw - Mechelen
In 1515 the English statesman and humanist Thomas More visited the cities of Mechelen and Antwerp—now in present-day F... [more]
by Tara Plath
This past week, more than four hundred art organizers and alternative art space practitioners gathered at the Soap Factory i... [more]
by The ArtSlant Team
In conjunction with Laughter and Forgetting, an exhibition curated by Swiss-based arts writer and curator Olga Stefan within th... [more]
by Janet Oh
Olafur Eliasson, Wayne McGregor, Jaime xx at Park Avenue Armory
Tree of Codes is the collaborative production of three artists practicing at the forefront of the performing and visual arts today: chor... [more]
by James Loks
Words like controversial and outspoken are the first ones you meet in conjunction with Brian Sewell. Dig a little deeper and you come... [more]
by Kimberly B. Johnson
Political "photograffeur" artist JR has revealed the movie poster for his forthcoming short film, The Ghosts of Ellis Island, t... [more]
by Danna Lorch
Human scale snail sculptures in primary colors dot the pristine terraced lawns leading up to the 57,507-square-meter Heydar Al... [more]
by Rodrigo Campuzano
As fresh and lively as ever, Mexico City’s art scene is heating up in time for Gallery Weekend with long-awaited exhibitions... [more]
by The ArtSlant Team
As Chicago's biggest art week builds to a crescendo, many of the best talks and events are still to come over this weekend. EX... [more]
by Ionit Behar
In its fourth edition, EXPO Chicago has shown considerable institutional growth, adding new programs and publications, and e... [more]
by Gillian Dykeman
Welcome to the ninth installation of the Artslant podcast series, Working (it) Out. My name is Gillian Dykeman, and I'm a visual a... [more]
by Joel Kuennen
On Wednesday evening, EXPO, in partnership with Kavi Gupta and Saint Heron sponsored a panel discussion at the artsy clubhous... [more]
by Himali Singh Soin
Wysing Arts Centre
The poetics of the multiverse are, appropriately, myriad. Some argue it is another capitalist machine of endless reproductio... [more]
by Lara Atallah
Paris Tear Sheets is the blog of ArtSlant's Georgia Fee Artist-in-Residence, Lara Atallah, who will be undertaking her residency in Paris dur... [more]
by Josie Thaddeus-Johns
Now in its fourth year, Berlin Art Week is fast becoming a fixture in the German capital’s art scene. While blockbuster... [more]
by Nicole Rodríguez
Independent project spaces have an inherently tenuous nature. But don’t misinterpret that as an inadequacy. Often workin... [more]
by Laurie Rojas
Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart
The first edition of Germany’s Preis der Nationalgalerie in 2000 included three of today’s most well known Berlin-base... [more]
by Rachel Elizabeth Jones
In 2009, Noah Davis completed his painting The Year of the Coxswain. Five brown-bodied figures carry a boat across the frame... [more]
by Joel Kuennen
Martin Roth at Louis B. James
Rubble and rock crushed under foot. Dead twigs, rebar, and shoots pocked the boulder field like tiny flag poles, stripped of... [more]
by Lauren Orscheln
The International Center of Photography (ICP) announced yesterday that the founder of Documentary Arts, Alan Govenar, has donated an archive of more than 100,000 works including photograp... [more]
by Joel Kuennen
Hal Foster's new book, Bad New Days: Art, Criticism, Emergency, is set for release on Tuesday, September, 8. In it, Foster, Townsen... [more]
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