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“Lost Tales, a world in between” by Photographers Rose Moreno & Arthur Bouet

A curious hybrid art project from photographers Arthur Bouet and Rose Moreno . Based on time spent travelling the Scottish countryside between September and November of 2018, “Lost Tales, a world in between” combines portraits, landscapes, and staged photography with video testimonials, interviews, and writings that explore the unique beliefs and mythologies of the area …

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Suzy Lake on Navigating Ageism and Feminism Like a Game of Strategy

Suzy Lake, who was born in Detroit in 1947 and emigrated to Canada in the late 1960’s, works with video and photography to confront feminist issues. Intermingling recent and early works, Lake’s show “Performance of Protest,” on view at Arsenal Contemporary Art in New York through January 18, emphasizes the persistence of her vision and …

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Muses: B-52’s Singer Fred Schneider on Kurt Schwitters, Nonsense Poetry, and Rauschenberg’s Slap-Happy Hand

Fred Schneider is a singer in the B-52’s, one of the truly singular rock bands to spring up out of the postmodern cultural firmament of America in the 1970s and ’80s. After starting out in Athens, Georgia, the group located to New York and traveled a path through the art-rock underground to the top of …

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Meet LA’s Art Community: “I Always Was Able to Imagine Myself as an Artist,” Says Beatriz Cortez

This week, we interview Beatriz Cortez, an artist whose work explores memory and loss in the aftermath of war and the experience of migration. Cortez holds an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts, and a doctorate in Latin American literature from Arizona State University. Since 2000 she has worked as a professor in …

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“Migraines in Nature” by Artist Bethany Noël Murray

Paintings by Boston-based artist Bethany Noël Murray who has had chronic migraines for more than two decades. These painful attacks have become a source of inspiration for her art as one of her symptoms is an ocular disturbance called ‘aura’. She says, “Superimposed in my vision is a shimmering wave of lights, colors, black holes, …

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Eroded Replicas of Iconic Sculptures Reveal Crystal Formations in New Sculptures by Daniel Arsham

“Blue Calcite Eroded Moses” (2019), blue calcite and hydrostone, 102 3/8 x 46 7/8 x 49 3/16 inches. All images © Daniel Arsham and Perrotin, shared with permission Artist Daniel Arsham (previously) re-envisions some of the most well-recognized sculptures of classical antiquity in Paris, 3020, his recent series of replications marred with lightly pigmented crystals. …

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