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Kara Walker at Sikkema Jenkins & Co NYC

There’s a lot of scary shit going around right now. Some of it’s catchy, like memes with truisms about the Earth trying to evict humans, and visual metaphors for which unsavory beasts bear the closest resemblance to various politicians. Some … Continued

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One of the biggest losses of music going from LPs to digital—besides the comforting click and pop sounds of a needle on vinyl—is the shrinking size of the album cover art canvases, so often illustrated with the exquisite vision of … Continued

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In 1971 feminist art historian Linda Nochlin published the essay “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” to call out the art world on the lack of balance keeping female artists from achieving on a par with male peers. Times … Continued

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Tony Oursler’s Underwater (Blue/Green) (1996) Oursler is an American multimedia artist whose work often incorporates elements of psychology and technology. In this 1995 installation, Underwater (Green/Blue), Oursler projects a man’s head into a tank of water. Trying to evoke a sense … Continued

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jean michel basquiat untitled skull 1981, abstract art