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Crane game

The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: We’ve got new competition on the art blog front; the new Whitney opens May 1; and artblog co-founder Libby Rosof retires, but remains active on our board of directors. — the artblog editors] This Week in Street Art: Exploring Egypt and Oakland, via BBC and National Geographic respectively New York Magazine Beefs Up Vulture With a *Temporary* Art Blog, via Vulture New Developments in the Hunt for a ‘Gay Gene,’ via The Daily Beast Mark Your Calendars: May 1 Marks the Opening of the New Whitney Museum, via New York Times Heads Up, Philly: ... More » »

Street art

The artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: an automated “art bot” shops the deep web; Obama comes out in support of Net Neutrality; NYC public transit gains a $1.5 million addition. — the artblog editors] Auction Update: Christie’s Groundbreaking $853 Million Contemporary Art Sale, via Wall Street Journal For Interested Parties, Someone on Craigslist Is Seeking Drone Pilots in Philly, via Philly Declaration Delivering the Deep Web: Meet “Random Darknet Shopper,” Art Bot and Exhibition Piece, via Fast Company Labs Watch President Obama Explain His Plan for Net Neutrality in This Short Video, via YouTube In the Wake of His ... More » »

Pop art

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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: Why don’t online art auctions garner the same prices as in-person events?; get the Ebola facts; and Kara Walker might be the only person unsurprised by reactions to her latest work. — the artblog editors] Sugar, Spice, Strife: Kara Walker Opens Up, via Wall Street Journal Bel-Air Billionaire Bequeathing $500 Million Art Collection to LACMA, via LA Times The Trials and Tribulations of Online Art Auctions, via New York Times The Five Most Important International Places for Warhol Fans, via Independent But Really, Is There Anything Left to Say About Cubism? via Artnet Check ... More » »

Photograph

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[Today on the artblog Reader Advisor: Leonard Lauder makes the Met a Modernist mecca; Monica Lewinsky speaks out on overcoming a 16-year-old scandal; and Edvard Munch gets a new museum. — the artblog editors] Congrats to Apple CEO Tim Cook on His Public Coming-Out!, via BBC The Met Meets Modernity: Extensive Cubist Donation Revitalizes Museum, via ArtNews Casa Susanna: Intriguing New Portraits From the 1950s Emerge, via Hyperallergic Handling the Hirshhorn: New Director, New Initiatives, via New York Times Munch Fans, Scream With Joy: Famed Norwegian Artist Will Get New Museum, via News in English Long Read: Monica Lewinsky on Shame, ... More » »

Umbrella installation

The artblog Reader Advisor

[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

The artblog Reader Advisor

[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

The artblog Reader Advisor

[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

The artblog Reader Advisor

[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

The artblog Reader Advisor

[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 » »

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