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Yoko Ono

[This weekend on the Reader Advisor: Cannes goes crazy about women’s footwear; an interview with Yoko Ono; and how to create your own replicas of famous art. — the artblog editors] Boston Blunder: FBI Races to Locate Missing Rembrandt and Durer, via Boston Herald Speaking of Art Crimes, Here’s How to Forge Famous Works!, via Bloomberg In the Wake of Chris Burden’s Death, Take a Look at His Seminal Piece Shoot, via New York Times Cutting Pieces: At 82, Yoko Ono Still Thrives, via the New Yorker American Museums Under Fire for Neglecting Nazi-Looted Art, via Time Flat Spat: Cannes ... More » »

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Ma Chère Poo­Zee: Shelley Spector Crafts a Love that Dare Not Speak its Name – A Winning Essay in the Art Writing Contest!

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[Dear Readers, today we begin publishing the essays of the 16 finalists in the New Art Writing Challenge Contest! Here is the fourth of four articles we publish today on Artblog and the St. Claire.  Thanks to all those who participated, submitting more than 70 articles. And thanks to our jurors — Hrag ... More » »

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Victory after Cy Twombly – A Winning Essay in the Art Writing Contest!

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[Dear Readers, today we begin publishing the essays of the 16 finalists in the New Art Writing Challenge Contest! Here is the third of four articles we publish today on Artblog and the St. Claire.  Thanks to all those who participated, submitting more than 70 articles. And thanks to our jurors — Hrag ... More » »

block party with lots of people

Please, Don’t. Let Me Be. – A Winning Essay in the Art Writing Contest!

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[Dear Readers, today we begin publishing the essays of the 16 finalists in the New Art Writing Challenge Contest! Here is the second of four articles we publish today on Artblog and the St. Claire.  Thanks to all those who participated, submitting more than 70 articles. And thanks to our jurors — Hrag ... More » »

1. Walton at Practice

The World’s Longest Selfie Stick — Lee Walton at Practice Gallery

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[Marvin experiences selfies in a different context–or perhaps out of context completely. — the artblog editors] Strike a pose at Practice Gallery with experimental artist Lee Walton’s self-proclaimed The World’s Longest Selfie Stick. The device, which measures approximately 30 feet long, is the only piece on display in the small gallery. Yet, ... More » »

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The Work of Art in the Age of Social Media – A Winning Essay in the Art Writing Contest!

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[Dear Readers, today we begin publishing the essays of the 16 finalists in the New Art Writing Challenge Contest! Here is the first of four articles we publish today on Artblog and the St. Claire.  Thanks to all those who participated, submitting more than 70 articles. And thanks to our jurors — Hrag ... More » »

Bathtub in cart

Oh Snap — Barkley L. Hendricks’ photographs

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[Kitty reviews a hit-or-miss show of native Philly artist Barkley Hendricks’ photos. Hendricks had a major career retrospective in 2009 at the Studio Museum of Harlem, PAFA (his alma mater), and elsewhere, which was much acclaimed. — the artblog editors] For years, a life-size oil portrait, “Miss T” by Barkley L. Hendricks, ... 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 » »