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William Pope.L

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[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 » »

Political cartoon

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: You’ve got two extra days to see Matisse at MoMA, which is battling the Met for prestige and future trustee money; Artnet columnist Coline Milliard sees the Charlie Hebdo tragedy strengthening art, especially political cartoons; and Forbes’ “30 Under 30″ list features more women than ever before. — the artblog editors] In Response to a Changing Art Market, Auction Houses Now Guaranteeing Prices (Again), via New York Times Competing Collections: Contrasting MoMA and The Met, via Vanity Fair How the Charlie Hebdo Tragedy Will Reinforce Art, via Artnet Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List is Now Live!, ... More » »

Woman in kayak

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Will Smith shows up in Cuba to buy art; HuffPo rounds up influential street art; a Japanese artist is in trouble for making her genitals into a water-worthy vessel. — the artblog editors] Surpassing Picasso and Francis Bacon, Warhol Claims Spot as Top-Selling Artist of 2014, via Bloomberg In a Shockingly Myopic Move, Japan Moves to Indict Artist for “Vagina Kayak,” via NPR The Israel-Palestine Conflict Continues: Palestine Now Seeking War-Crimes Against the Jewish State, via Gawker In Cuba, the Art World is About to Flourish, via New York Times Here’s the Huffington Post’s ... More » »

Buildings

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Where to go on what remains of your holiday break; ballooning art-market growth upsets artists and dealers alike; why some art forgers want to get caught. — the artblog editors] Hyperallergic’s Poignant List of the Most Powerless People in the Art World, via Hyperallergic 2014: The Year of Groundbreaking Art Sales, via The Art Newspaper Public Art and 2014: A Year in Review, via City Lab Desiring Apprehension: Why Some Art Forgers Actually Want to Be Caught, via The Atlantic Check Out this List of 19 (Free) Museums to Visit Over the Holiday ... More » »

Hand in a window

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[This holiday week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Jeff Koons lawyers up against another accusation of plagiarism; Holland Cotter sums up the art world in 2014; and Rachel Harrison sculpts “shapes that can’t be described”. — the artblog editors] Gaybashers Arraigned: Preliminary Hearing Finds Fault With Suspects, via Philly Mag Unsurprisingly, Nebraska and Omaha Are Suing Colorado Over Marijuana, via Gawker Holland Cotter Gives an Opinionated, Factual Account of the 2014 Art World, via New York Times New York’s Newly Renovated LGBT Center Boasts an Impressive Art Collection, via Hyperallergic Jeff Koons is Being Sued for Plagiarism…Again *Yawns*, via Artnet ... More » »

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