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Amanda de la Garza, curator at MUAC, Mexico City. Image via Artnet.

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[This weekend on the artblog Reader Advisor: Art Basel Hong Kong is a home run for buyers and dealers; the PMA embarks on a correctionist campaign; and edible, hearable artworks are coming soon to the Tate. — the artblog editors] Are iPads the New Canvases? The Rise of Tablet Painting in the 21st Century, via the Washington Post Wiki-Wiki-What? The PMA Hosts a Wikipedia Editing Party to Boost African-American Artist Representation, via Technical.ly Art in the Age of Technological Advancement: 5 Must-See Works of Encryption Art, via Gizmodo  Google Has Doubled Its Online Database of Street Art, via Engadget Hong Kong ... More » »

Dog

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[This weekend on the artblog Reader Advisor: Career as a freelance photorealist painter not working out the way you’d hoped? Damien Hirst would like to talk to you; a famous dog pawses for poses beside artworks; and if you don’t have the cash for that sculpture, consider splitting it into shares. — the artblog editors] Controversial Compendiums: On Collecting Erotic Art, via BBC Meet Pickle, the French Bulldog Who’s Been Spotted Rubbing Paws With Art World Celebs, via the Daily Beast Ownership vs. Use: Collectors Increasingly Investing in Shares of Art, via the Wall Street Journal Father of Famed French Actress ... More » »

Marble bust

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[This weekend on the artblog Reader Advisor: Chinese young people (and their parents) dive into the world of art collection; bounce queen Big Freedia encourages you to appreciate your assets; Kanye invades the fine arts. — the artblog editors] One World Trade Center, New World Artwork, via CBS News In China, Millennials Are Overtaking the Art Market, via the Wall Street Journal If You Haven’t Heard of Bounce Music, Check This Out, via the Daily Beast Hmmm…NY Mag Art Critic Jerry Saltz Kicked Off Facebook, Reacts, via Arts Beat Kanye Curates: Rapper Takes on Fine Art World, via NY Mag ... More » »

Etching

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[This weekend on the artblog Reader Advisor: A new study may promise hope for HIV/AIDS treatment; Washington, D.C. pot smokers rejoice!; and the Guardian delves into some dark arts. — the artblog editors] Everything You Need to Know About Art Therapy, via Huffington Post Guess How Much Money Was Spent on Art in 2014 (Hint: More Than $15 Billion), via Artnews Update on the Battle Against AIDS: New Study Brings Promising Findings, via Aids Map Ironically, Marijuana is Now Legal in D.C., via the Washington Post Grim Confrontations: Artists Raising Questions, Creating Work Through Crime, via the Guardian Artists, Take ... More » »

William Pope.L

The artblog Reader Advisor

[This weekend on the artblog Reader Advisor: You have to have cancer to get a same-sex marriage license in Texas; there’s a new cryptocurrency on the block for interested art investors; and one man tries to capitalize on media attention to police brutality, and just looks like a lunatic in the process. — the artblog editors] ICYMI: This Month’s ArtForum Cover Story Is a Must-Read, via ArtForum Infamous Russian Band Pussy Riot Releases Their First Song and Video in English, via Artnet Dawn of a New Era?: Change and the Plight of the Contemporary Art World, via the Observer Why Does ... More » »

Digital art

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[This weekend on the artblog Reader Advisor: Proof that artistic ability isn’t hard-wired; artists can now sell out in a new, different way by signing with a Hollywood talent agency; and take a peek at The St. Claire, which will be guest-editing artblog this spring! — the artblog editors] Hollywood Hegemony: Upscale Talent Agency to Begin Handling Artists, via Artnet ICYMI, Check Out The St. Claire, a Philly-Based Art Journal and Organization That Will Be Guest-Editing the Artblog This April!, via St. Claire Digital Art in the Spotlight: Money Circulating as Quickly as Online Images, via The Daily Beast Challenging ... More » »

Mural

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Street art collective Lapiztola protests Mexican gang violence; Picasso’s granddaughter tries to turn bad memories into good deeds by selling his work; and how your interest in art could prolong your life. — the artblog editors] The Healing Powers of Art: New Discoveries Reveal Preventive Abilities, via Huffington Post Street Artists React: Mexican Artists Address Dark, Intense Themes in Their Work, via the Guardian Smithsonian Museum to Initiate Massive Undertaking: An All-Encompassing Database of American Art, via Washington Post Marina Picasso (the Artist’s Granddaughter) to Sell Sizeable Chunk of His Work, via the ... More » »

Skater

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[This weekend on the artblog Reader Advisor: The Super Bowl gets art-close and personal with a little landscape wager; check out the sun-drenched California rollerskaters of yesteryear; and a quick and incisive piece on corporate funding of the arts. — the artblog editors] New Exhibit of German-American Folk Art Now on View at the PMA’s Perelman Building, via CBS In Auschwitz, Prisoners Did All They Could to Keep Art Alive, via CNN These Playful Photos of ’70s/’80s-Era Los Angeles Rollerskaters Offer a Rare Glimpse Into the Past, via the Telegraph A Provocative Piece on the Dangers of Artists Accepting Money ... More » »

Via Gawker.

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[This weekend on the artblog Reader Advisor: You can now see “Truther” art at the 9/11 museum; HuffPo helps you match your Matisses to your mantelpieces; and several musically and comedically gifted ladies ask why their art has to be labeled “women’s work”. — the artblog editors] More Met vs. MoMA News: Vanity Fair Heats Up the Discussion, via Vanity Fair Open Relations With Cuba Means Exchange of Art With Major Museums, via NY Times Art and Imprisonment: The Unique Works of Guantanamo Detainees, via Hyperallergic In Discovering Plethora of Looted Works, Italy Lucks Out, via The Guardian 9/11 Museum ... More » »

Light sculpture

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: If you’re reading our blog, you might not need advice from Lifehacker and GQ on how to stop faking it and actually enjoy art–but we have it anyway, along with a Guardian rundown on artists’ low income, and a few choice Sundance recommendations. — the artblog editors] List of Ways to Actually Enjoy (Rather Than Pretend to Enjoy) Art, via Lifehacker Raising Relevant Questions, The Economist Reviews Represent: 200 Years of African-American Art in the Philadelphia Museum, via the Economist This Amusing “Bullshitter’s Guide to Modern Art” is Surprisingly Helpful, via GQ Magazine ... More » »

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