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GEOslant with Max Nesterak: Berlin Bibliophiles:
A guide to the city’s top art bookstores

In an age of e-readers and tablets, eBooks and eZines, there are still a few places left that trade in pages not screens, choose human knowledge over computerized customer service, and cherish the unexpected discovery over the narrowed Google search. While we embrace the connectivity of the web, we know there are some things the Internet just can’t replace. A good art book is one. Not surprisingly, Berlin is home to some of the most incredible independent art bookstores that continue to... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 6/19/12
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GEOslant with Natalie Hegert: Street Art Basel

There's only so much art fair one can handle. Those big halls get more crowded as the weekend wanes, your feet start to ache and your eyes ache even more.  If you've managed to visit Art Basel, Volta, Liste, the Solo Project and Scope in these few days, art objects start to all blend together and your attitude becomes more jaded with each booth. So I entreat you to take a step outside. It's nearly summer, and with any luck Basel weekend (Friday looks good) should be sunny and warm, with... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 6/10/12
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GEOslant with Marcus Civin: Perception: Laini Nemett and Meg Rorison, MFA’s from MICA

Assignment: This year, I’ve been teaching as an Adjunct in Art History and Curatorial Practice at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Because of my work at MICA, the editors at Artslant asked if I’d be interested in contributing to an MFA focus edition. I chose to profile two young artists who received their MFA’s from MICA this month, Laini Nemett and Meg Rorison, a painter and a filmmaker respectively. Nemett studied with painter and critic Joan Waltermath,... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 6/1/12