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On Wednesdays, or ages ago in internet time, the New Museum opened its third triennial, featuring 51 mostly young artists from 25 countries. Entitled “Surround Audience,” the exhibition is comprised of painting, performance, sculpture, installation, and new media selected by the museum’s own curator, Lauren Cornell. Here’s how they explain the show: Surround Audience” explores […]

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The lineup for the New Museum’s Triennial survey of early-career artists was announced on Friday. Curated by Lauren Cornell and Ryan Trecartin, this iteration is titled “Surround Audience.” The selection isn’t too surprising for anyone familiar with the two curators’ previous work, but the number of great artists is impressive. As a multi-disciplinarian artist, Trecartin […]

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Palestinian artist Khaled Jarrar has been stamping people’s passports with the unsanctioned seal for the “State of Palestine” in his ongoing project Live And Work In Palestine for a several years. Like other Palestinians, going in and out of Palestine is a bureaucratic, humiliating and strenuous ordeal, but he has never been explicitly blocked from leaving his home until this week. […]

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Holly Herndon is an artist interested in how the spaces we inhabit in the digital world become physical. In her video for “Chorus” off her 2014 EP of the same name, she explores how we coexist with technology. Her collaborators Akihiko Taniguchi and Mat Dryhurst created the video using clips sourced from friends and rendered in glitchy […]

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Show up to the New Museum April 23-27 and you may snag a free piece of art. Guided by renowned Polish sculptor Pawel Althamer, the museum’s fourth floor has been operating as a collaborative art space for the past two months, in which any attendee is encouraged to draw or paint whatever they’d like directly on […]

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Today’s issue of Metro features an ANIMAL cover story about “The Neighbors,” an exhibition of Polish artist Pawel Althamer’s work at the New Museum. Draftsmen’s Congress, one of the works in the exhibition, asks attendees to draw and paint on the museum’s walls and floor, resulting in an immersive kaleidoscope of colors. According to Althamer, Draftsmen’s Congress, with its invitation to […]

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Next year, renowned Polish artist Paweł Althamer’s first U.S. solo exhibit will sprawl across three floors of the New Museum. The artist known for his “consistently experimental models of social collaboration” is re-launching his 2012 Berlin Biennial installation pictured above, The Draftsmen’s Congress. Over the course of the exhibition, the blank white space of the New Museum’s Fourth Floor […]

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Brian Droitcour is a writer, translator and curator who has has his writings published in Artforum as well as Rhizome, but since sometime last year he has been prolifically contributing to Yelp, writing countless reviews of art galleries and their subsequent exhibitions, check out the example below: Commissioned by the New Museum’s First Look, “Fifteen Stars” is a new website […]

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The New Museum smelled like gasoline, and I didn’t mind one bit. Before the public opening of Chris Burden’s exhibition “Extreme Measures” the press got a preview of the work and the live performance of The Big Wheel. Occupying all five floors of the museum, the exhibition marks the first expansive presentation of Burden’s groundbreaking works […]

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This summer, the entire fifth floor of the New Museum was transformed into a devoted archival lab. This functioning exhibition and lab “XFR STN” allowed for any New York-based artist to set up an appointment and work together with one of the museum’s digital media archivists to carefully extract artworks from their recently antiquated storage devices. […]

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