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10.27.14 Rhett Jones

Beloved late New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, will have a new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum this spring, featuring rarely seen notebooks. The museum will be displaying 160 unbound notebook pages and 30 related paintings, drawings and mixed media works, all of which come from private collections and Basquiat’s estate. The famous neo-expressionist painter first […]

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06.18.14 Sophie Weiner

New York’s Museum of Modern Art is planning a Björk retrospective for 2015 that will “chronicle her career through sound, film, visuals, instruments, objects, costumes, and performance.” According to Pitchfork, the exhibition will also feature a new semi-autobiographical narrative written by Björk along with an “immersive music and film experience” created by director Andrew Huang and 3D software […]

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10.28.13 Kyle Petreycik

You may want to set aside a few days to view Mike Kelley’s massive MoMA PS1 retrospective, with work filling up every floor of the museum. The late artist worked in nearly every conceivable medium, from paintings to interactive installations to videos throughout the course of his thirty-five year long career. Nearly an entire floor devoted to the artist’s […]

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10.17.13 Kyle Petreycik

Well known Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is currently in talks with officials to create an art exhibition at Alcatraz, the former high-security prison island just off the San Francisco Bay. This isn’t too surprising seeing as the artist has previously released a heavy metal music video and exhibited several dioramas depicting his living situation […]

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10.11.13 Kyle Petreycik

Although tonight’s “YOU ARE HERE” exhibition opening at The Hole has an underlying theme of randomness, the work featured in the show shares a very common thread, capitalizing on implicit concept of randomness and glorifying it, whether it be by the exploration of new technologies or though the intentional misuse of existing ones. Works featured in the show range […]

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04.11.13 Kyle Petreycik

Good news for the 44 Pratt students who lost work in a fire this past February. The Gagosian Gallery is giving them an exhibition! It is likely a transparent PR move by the Gagosian, but at the same time, a gesture that is hard to ignore, as is the uncomfortably borderline ironic name: “Flameproof.” The exhibit will […]

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07.14.11 Marina Galperina

It’s about time Hunter S. Thompson got canonized! Artist Neal Fox’s new project takes the notoriety of cultural heroes and renders them as church-style, stained glass windows. See Serge Gainsbourg wrapped in nude fan-floozies, Albert Hoffman adorned with LSD molecules and William S. Burroughs surrounded by his junkie props and teethy asshole nightmares. Iconic! “Beware […]

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04.01.11 Marina Galperina

These bare rascals embracing their animal side will be on full view at 3rd Ward tonight. Grant winners Carrie Shaltz and Zach Hyman (the photog of the Met museum flasher) have returned from their Southwestern journey, from San Diego’s Salvation Mountain to Slab City to film noir-ish hotels of New Mexico and Arizona – exotically Americana […]

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