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fireworks in night sky

All of us at Artblog wish you the best hotdogs, vegan treats and fireworks ever! We will be with our families and friends and will catch up with you on Sunday, with Matt Kalasky‘s new, topical Reader Advisor! — the Artblog editors


The Usable Earth at Esther Klein Gallery


[Marvin sets off through a relationship-based exhibition, particularly enjoying an evocative video work by David Scott Kessler, and suggesting that maybe, outer space is closer than we think. — the artblog editors] The Usable Earth, a new exhibit at the Esther Klein Gallery in the University City Science Center, addresses the ecological ... More » »

misty copeland via npr

The artblog Reader Advisor


[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Misty Copeland earns a hard-fought honor; a Wisconsin artist raises Catholic hackles; Frank Gehry’s design for Facebook headquarters; and more. — the artblog editors] Copeland’s Crowning Moment: First Black Principal Dancer in ABT History, via NPR The Muller-Lyer Illusion Is Something You See Every Day ... More » »

Installation view

News post — @JacolbyS and #JohnWaters in LA, Margery Amdur back from Iceland, @ClayStudio wins it all, new @Eyebeam/@BuzzFeed Fellowship, opportunities and more!


[Today in art news and events: The Clay Studio is having a bang-up summer; the #RachelDolezal scandal hasn’t quite died down yet; BuzzFeed offers promising full-time opportunities for artists and citizen journalists; and Rutgers students return from Iceland. — the artblog editors] News If you are in Los Angeles and somehow still ... More » »

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From the vault: Jess Perlitz’s interactive work

[Canadian sculpture artist Jess Perlitz recently opened Chorus, a moving work comprised of recordings of incarcerated men and women throughout the U.S. She ... More » »

Michelle Post, speaking with us Jan. 31 at DaVinci Art Alliance.

From the vault: Michelle Post on artblog radio

[Sculpture artist Michelle Post’s “tronies” become a permanent exhibition this month at Grounds for Sculpture. The Oligarchs features Post’s metal busts of America’s 19th-century wealthy ... More » »