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A Tiny Masterpiece by Robert Rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg made large-scale art. His painting “Port of Entry,” one of the two hundred and fifty works on view in the scintillating new Rauschenberg retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, is ten feet high by fifteen feet long. “Mud Muse,” a tank of merrily bubbling, sonically activated …

When Gender in Japan Included Men, Women—and Wakashu

Opinion<p>THE DAILY PIC: The Japan Society's 'Third Gender' show presents Japanese youths who were expected to hover between male and female.<p>,<p><b>THE DAILY</b> …

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Artist Taps Almodovar Muse Rossy de Palma to Reincarnate Famed Globetrotting Reporter Nelly Bly

Art World<p>Rossy de Palma stars as the intrepid 19th-century reporter.<p>,<p>In 1889, international sensation Nellie Bly captivated the world by successfully …

Jules Verne

Faith XLVII Builds an Installation Out of Items Left in an Abandoned Building

Faith XLVII recently released the latest part of her ongoing series <i>Aqua Regalia</i>. Set amidst the squall of Hong Kong, this iteration includes one of …

#TheList: 11 Art Exhibits You Must See this Summer

From the Venice Biennale to Warhol in CDMX, these are the exhibitions we're willing to travel for this summer.<p>Casey Fremont, executive director of the Art Production Fund, shares her summer exhibition to-do list.

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Basquiat's Unseen Teenage Portraits to Be Shown at House of Roulx

There will also be exclusive SAMO© art and merchandise.<p>Nearly one week after Jean-Michel Basquiat‘s <i>Untitled</i> artwork sold for a record $110 million USD, unseen images of the iconic artist are scheduled to go on display at the Massachusetts-based art retailer House of Roulx. After a three-decade …

Artist Manifestos Are Funnier Than You Think

Julian Rosenfeldt's new film deconstructs serious documents from the past in a surprising new light.<p>"All current art is fake," Cate Blanchett says at one point in experimental filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt's latest work, <i>Manifesto</i>. "Nothing is original." That statement might seem a little less true, …

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Never Mind That Indonesian Village. See Photos from the Real 'Rainbow Village' in Taiwan

Images of an Indonesian village that painted itself in rainbow colors recently went viral. But the village’s concerted effort aimed at luring in …

Hayao Miyazaki

3 Typography Experts Weigh in on the Recent Hand-Lettering Boom

Articles about the proliferation of ornamental and decorative lettering are nothing new—I’m thinking specifically of Steven Heller’s “Cult of the …

Typography

The People’s Platform: An Essential Manifesto for Reclaiming Our Cultural Commons in the Age of Commerce

“We are embedded beings who create work in a social context, toiling shared soil in the hopes that our labor bears fruit. It is up to all of us whether this soil is enriched or depleted, whether it nurtures diverse and vital produce or allows predictable crops to take root and run rampant.”<p>C.S. …

The Ego-Centric Art World is Killing Art

Reviews<p>JJ Charlesworth on what 2014 revealed about the future of art. It's not pretty.<p>,<p>Miley Cyrus at the opening of her exhibition “Dirty …

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