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[This weekend on the artblog Reader Advisor: Something surprising about Dubai; a call for Björk MoMA curator Biesenbach to be fired; and a look inside Jeff Koons’ art-making factory, where originality and inspiration go to die. — the artblog editors] The Trouble With Biesenbach: MoMA Curator in Hot Water, via Artnet For Just $30K, You Can Own a Work of Art by Hitler, via the Daily Beast Dubai Is Quickly Becoming the Eastern Epicenter of the Art World, via Women’s Wear Daily Installing Art in a Newly Opened Museum Is Much More Tedious Than You Think, via Popular Mechanics Museum ... More » »

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From the vault: Ingrid Schaffner, next Carnegie International Curator!

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[Congratulations, Ingrid Schaffner, ICA’s amazing Senior Curator, who was selected to curate the 2018-19 Carnegie International!  Read more about that here.  And in this 2011 From the Vault podcast (which includes an audio slide show–scroll down!) hear Ingrid on her many and excellent projects, and how she loves to work with artists.] NOTE: ... More » »

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Activism, Evangelism, Art – Panel at Slought wows ‘em!

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[Here’s a brief update on our Artist and Social Responsibility (ASR) project.] More than 100 people turned out Monday night at Slought to hear internationally-acclaimed artists Pepon Osorio (left) and Ken Lum (second from right) speak with ICA Director Amy Sadao and Slought’s Aaron Levy (right) about art, community, trust, responsibility, institutions, ... More » »

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Anna Betbeze’s visceral world at Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery

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[Alex gets close enough to touch some textile works that evoke and elevate primitive practices. — the artblog editors] At the University of the Arts’ Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, the work of New York-based painter Anna Betbeze transforms the space into a colorful, heady environment somewhere between a post-apocalyptic campground and the depths of ... More » »

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The artblog Reader Advisor

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Stunning examples of design via the London Design Museum; Audi commissions the first “chairless chair”; and LACMA gets a new look for its new look. — the artblog editors] Here’s What $50 Million in Art Looks Like, via the Huffington Post Due What? Google Builds ... More » »

New, unsettling work by Marsha Cottrell. Photo courtesy of the artist.

News post – @TylerArtSchool Arts Fest, #tallerpr gears up for #Carnaval, Canfield/Sakaguchi at #nancymargolis, opportunities & more!

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News All week long, Temple is celebrating its Arts Fest, so the work of its students is going to be displayed, mounted and performed all over campus for folks to see. First up is The Hatchery, the Tyler Design Incubator created to promote entrepreneurship. Opening on Thursday, March 26, 11:30 am in the Tyler School of Art ... More » »

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woman posing serious with arms crossed

From the vault: Ingrid Schaffner, next Carnegie International Curator!

[Congratulations, Ingrid Schaffner, ICA’s amazing Senior Curator, who was selected to curate the 2018-19 Carnegie International!  Read more about that here.  And ... More » »

Eileen Neff, Horse by Car, 1 and 2, Archival Pigment on Dibond

Live Comments – Bridgette Mayer on Eileen Neff’s new Costa Rican works

[This episode of Live Comments features Bridgette Mayer talking about the show currently at her gallery by Eileen Neff.] Eileen Neff’s 3-week ... More » »