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Umbrella installation

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[Today on the artblog Reader Advisor: Philly-dwellers can consult a list of Halloween things to do; protest art takes on increasing importance in Hong Kong; Banksy is a free man; receivers of unwanted (and wanted) dick pics can take solace in a site that hopes to guide more thoughtful composition. -- the artblog editors] Happy Halloween! Here’s a List of the Week’s Activities Throughout the City, via Visit Philly To Celebrate the End of New Portraits, Check Out Paddy Johnson’s Wonderfully Scathing Review, via ArtNet Banksy Behind Bars? Nope, That News Story Was a Hoax, via New York Daily News ... More » »

Sculpture

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[Today on the artblog Reader Advisor: Kara Walker weighs in on the sometimes-tasteless reactions to her latest installation; some guys on Tinder use art as a shorthand to let you know they're cultured, but cool; Philly says goodbye to photographer Ray Metzker.] Artnet Has Compiled Its List of the 100 Most Powerful Women in Art, via artnet The Marvelous Sugar Baby: Kara Walker on “A Subtlety” and Selfie-Taking Spectators, via Jezebel The Eagles Beat the Giants AND Made It Into the PMA This Week! via Philly Mag Men Appreciating(?) Art: When Fine Art Meets Tinder, via Hyperallergic Rest in Peace: ... More » »

Cave painting

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Graffiti's artistic legitimacy gets a big, historic boost; defining where governments can draw the line against "racist art"; eBay brings its fine-art auctions back; and more. -- the artblog editors] The 23rd Annual Philadelphia Film Festival Is Just Around the Corner! Here’s What You Need to Know, via The Morning Call Unsurprisingly, Americans Are Spending Less on Food and Healthcare, More on Technology, via The Huffington Post Well, This Is Ironic: It Turns Out the Oldest Known Art Was Spray-Painted! Someone Tell the People Who Painted Over 5 Pointz in NYC, via The ... More » »

Street art installation

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: The Brooklyn Museum takes a closer look at its neighborhood; a stunt by a Canadian radio station has some people up in arms over "invisible art"; and a pair of homophobic bakers shuttered their business rather than bake wedding cakes for lesbians.  -- the artblog editors] Born in Brooklyn: An Exhibition of Art Throughout the Borough, via Hyperallergic Donelle Woolford’s Dilemma: Why Joe Scanlan Should Sit Down, via Dis Magazine Richard Prince and NYC: Two Prominent New York Critics Tackle New Portraits, via Vulture and New Yorker For Your Weekly Dose of Scandal, Check Out “Invisible Art”, ... More » »

Photograph

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: A new app aims to replace subway ads with art; Ai Weiwei created an exhibit at Alcatraz remotely from Beijing; and Toronto pays attention and homage to Islamic art. -- the artblog editors] Ninth Berlin Biennial to be Curated by Internet-Famous DIS, via Art Forum Alcatraz, Meet Ai Weiwei: New Exhibit by Chinese Artist Opening This Saturday, via Fox News Photographing the Impermanent: The Touching Lives of Venezuelan Squatters, via Hyperallergic Finally, North America’s First Museum of Islamic Art. Thank You, Toronto, via ARTnews The Much-Needed Legacy of Philadelphia Mural Arts, via Huffington ... More » »

Photograph

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Video artists can still submit to the ICA's open call; iOS8 might involve a tricky getting-to-know-you process; an argument to rent instead of own (art, that is). -- the artblog editors] Last Call for Video Artists: Now’s Your Chance to Submit to the ICA’s Annual Open Video Call, via the Institute of Contemporary Art of Philadelphia Perverse Prince: Infamous Voyeur/Artist Now Exhibiting Instagram Photos, via Page Six iOS 8 is Upon Us: Here are Some Tips to Ensure a Smooth Experience, via Wired Stalling Selfies: U.K. Arts Council Chairman Proposes “No-Selfie” Hour, via ... More » »

abstract painting of many colors

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Miley Cyrus makes a colorful visual art debut; two lists of must-see shows in Philly and NYC; artists whose work is a platform for activism can apply for a Rauschenberg Foundation grant. -- the artblog editors] Trite Yet Amusing: Miley Cyrus’s NYFW Art Debut via the New York Post Marketing Philly’s Future: New Proposal to Merge the City’s Campaigns via Philly.com Check Out This List of 8 Must-See Shows in NYC This Fall, via Paper Mag The Ever-Popular David Lynch Visited His Once-Home of Philadelphia This Week via WHYY Newsworks Philly.com’s List of Must-See Fall Shows in ... More » »

Photograph of Nicky Da B in 2012 by Lauren Darling

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: A Columbia University student takes a visual stand against rape; the odds are stacked against public artists; and Neanderthal cave art shows that our predecessors were more sophisticated than we thought. -- the artblog editors] Do Nude Photographs An Exhibition Make? This Artist Thinks So, via Huffington Post With Ongoing Performance Piece, Columbia Student Confronts Her Rapist, via New York Mag The Sad Legal Reality of Public Art, via Observer Art and Fashion Week Collide, via Artnet A Visual Survey of Global Street Art, via Chicago Now   Sudden, Tragic: NOLA Artist Nicky ... More » »

Photo courtesy of Huffington Post

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: ArtFCity gives Philadelphia's alternative scene a lot of love! Huffington Post takes the Frick Museum to task for developing its historic garden space; Wall Street Journal tells of jail time for a Jasper Johns' assistant; and artnet reports on a museum controversy in Aspen that involved tortoises as "moving" pedestals for iPads. -- the artblog editors] Finally, Philly in the Spotlight: ArtFCity Visits the City of Brotherly Love, via Art F City How ArtLifting is Changing Lives, One Work at a Time, via CNET Controversy at the Frick Over Status of Garden, via Huffington Post James Meyer: Assistant to Jasper Johns and Art Thief!, via Wall Street ... More » »

Photo by Antoine Lutens and courtesy of the New York Post

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Forbes, Artnet and The Daily Beast give us art business news; the New York Post recounts a mischievous art performance at the Whitney Museum; and Vice delivers the world of  Vegan Neo-Nazi cupcakes. -- the artblog editors] Art Sales in the Age of the of the Internet Part 2: Fine Art in the Public Spectrum, via Forbes Amy Poehler as an Art Dealer?, via Artnet Art Forgery Takes Ebay: How the Online Auction Site Has Been Overrun, via The Daily Beast Bloody Brilliance: Canadian Performance Artist Makes Statement at the Whitney, via New ... More » »

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