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Shop the Show: New Sculptures by German Artist Meuser Playfully Critique the Legacy of North American Minimalism

Every month hundreds of galleries feature new exhibitions on the Artnet gallery network and every week we highlight the exhibits we think you should see. Find out what we have in store and inquire with just a click. What would you like to know: The mononym GGerman artist Meuser presents 14 recent sculptures in “Close […]

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We Asked Giant-Robot Pundits To Slam Video Game Mecha

In games, mech pilots often have the advantage of dying in their seats. Featuring spider web mech windshields with bullets, overheated guns, depleted uranium energy cores, and bipedal legs that leak hydraulic fluid in any near-future landscape they fight in. , often these mechs explode and players respawn on the map. Monitoring, Fall of the […]

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John McDonald’s review of the 2021 Archibald Prize nominations

In this ever-changing world we live in, as Paul McCartney sang, it is reassuring that some things remain the same. One of those fixed points is the annual Archibald Portrait Award which arrives with mind-numbing regularity, sometimes a little better, sometimes a little worse. Godzilla has a son and so does Archibald. This child, the […]

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Olivia Shalhoup on “Rollout Roundup,” her weekly New Music Marketing Review

Raised in Southern California, Olivia Shalhoup, now bi-coastal marketing director, exercises her creativity on the West Coast and the hustle and bustle of the East Coast between Los Angeles and Brooklyn. An early believer in the power of social media for artists, Olivia is currently the digital manager of Trippie Redd, Kidd Lee and Igwe […]

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Billie Eilish hits out at Daily Mail’s ‘bodyshaming’ criticism of her Vogue cover

Billie Eilish has hit out at a shameful headline that accused her of ‘selling out’ following her viral UKvogue cover shoot, by sharing a meme on his Instagram story. The singer posted an edited image of a Daily Mail headline which read: ‘Proof that money can make you change your values ​​and ‘sell’: Billie Eilish […]

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Godzilla, the Asian American Arts Network, teaches us that criticism is essential

Godzilla, the fictional Japanese beast that emerged from the waters of the Pacific to rage against humanity, has become an apt nickname for a group of Asian-American artists who have come together to storm the oppressive whiteness of the American artistic landscape. The idea came about during an informal conversation between friends. In 1990, young […]

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Nigerian social satirist Julius Agbaje uses a deft, confrontational style to critique brutality and hypocrisy – Art-and-culture News, Firstpost

In Nigeria, there is an abundance of artists who criticize the political system, but many only use abstract imagery, few do so in such a confrontational way. Julius Agbaje. Image via Facebook/julius.agbaje.35 Lagos: When Nigerian painter Julius Agbaje portrayed President Muhammadu Buhari as the Joker in 2019, he never imagined that a year later his […]

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A critique of our outdated arts sector

Esteemed theater critic Katharine Brisbane has commented on how the Australian arts sector has become sterile over the decades, writes Dr Binoy Kampmark. APPLICATION FORMS for subsidies. Fictitious funding projections. The horror of identifying what the “results” of the effort might be. Australia’s arts sector, as it’s coldly called, has become a bureaucratized playground of […]

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Discourses of distrust: conspiracy theories and criticism of ideology – Journal #116 March 2021

In my postscript to historical communism, I focused on the role of language in socialist society and how it differs from the role of language in capitalist society. Under the conditions of capitalism, the purpose of discursive practice is to produce trust – trust in commercial products, political parties and institutions, the judicial system, etc. […]

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Art & Soul featured artist Matthew Cooper’s art showing joy and criticism

Drawing was magic for Matthew Cooper growing up. Knowing he wanted to pursue art in one form or another, he studied graphic design in college before discovering that he didn’t like the technological side. He always wanted to create but didn’t know how it would manifest in his future. The path cleared when Cooper studied […]

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No, ‘Cuties’ is not a sophisticated artistic critique of child pornography

If you don’t appreciate “Cuties” as a nuanced, thought-provoking work of art, you’re an uneducated philistine — and how dare you comment on it without looking at it. This is the general argument in defense of the “Cuties” expressed in the stands and on Twitter. people like Alyssa Rosenberg assure us that the film is […]

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Westmoreland Virtual Pride Week includes drag queen bingo, art review

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg is planning virtual Pride Week celebration programs, streamed on its Facebook page July 27-31. “Every day we will shine a light on the talents of LGBTQIAP+ artists (and) performers, with fun and creative programs,” the museum says. All events are free. Virtual Pride Celebration Week programs include: […]

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A hilarious critique of cosmopolitanism, conceptual art and all things bourgeois

Maria Sonia Cristoff. (Photo by Gabriel Diaz) From her professor’s chair in a local history museum in the Argentine province, Mara practices “the art of keeping quiet.” When visitors ask about the bathroom or if there’s a decent place to eat in town, she ignores them. Instead, “she mimics the exhibits, looks straight ahead at […]

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Banksy’s Brexit mural disappears as UK tension increases art criticism

A mural painted by street artist Banksy in protest against Brexit went missing last weekend from its site on a three-story building in Dover, England. A four-level scaffolding was built against the mural on Saturday, leaving the facade sterile the next morning. According to the Telegraph, the Godden family who owned the building hoped to […]

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Rembrandt’s website gets a makeover Critique d’art%

This year marks the 350e anniversary of Rembrandt’s death in 1669. To commemorate this landmark event, the Getty Museum has announced the relaunch of a website that features high-resolution images of 14 of the Old Dutch masters’ paintings all of which belong to southern collections of California. Title Rembrandt in Southern California, the site is […]

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Weekend Events: Art Critic Show, Bubble Show

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) – We’ve partnered with the team at Hoodline – the super local neighborhood website for finding weekend activities in and around the Bay Area. The art critic comedy showJeremy Talamantes and Jordan Cerminara are looking for bad art. They comb through thrift stores, garage sales, and other places generally little known for […]

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UCF professor reprimanded for offensive art criticism

Teacher reprimanded: University of Central Florida student filed an anonymous complaint accusing Dr. Walter Gaudnek (pictured) of using foul language to discuss his art project last year, which earned him a warning The University of Central Florida berated a veteran art professor and renowned painter after a student accused him of using offensive language when […]