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Art, Protest, Riot

...delightful Occupy-inspired Tidal magazine—in his instructive if sometimes arcane Strike Art: Contemporary Art and the Post-Occupy Condition. This new era of “strike art,” or art as a means to political...

The Art of Subways

...approached the integration of art into mass transit in radically different ways. In London, for example, elevating the standard of public art was an integral part of the development of...

The Price of Great Art

In her memoir, Sally Mann cites a saying: when an asshole makes good art, he is remembered as an asshole who made good art, but when an asshole makes bad...

Carolee Schneemann’s Unforgivable Art

...base material recombined in Meat System I, have become touchstones for generations of artists, particularly younger feminist artists. Karen Finley, Cindy Sherman, Tracey Emin, and Marina Abramović, not to mention...

In Fez: The Art-Dealer’s Dar

...salesman at Ali’s Art Gallery, also known as Dar (house) Benhayoune. Located in Fez’s medina—one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Islamic world—and reachable only by foot, this...

Ricardo Piglia and the Art of Interruption

...alter ego appears in Respiración artificial (Artificial Respiration), the 1980 novel that propelled Piglia to prominence in the Hispanic literary world, as well as in the 2010 Blanco nocturno (Target...

Forgery Fiction

...on it. Ever since Aestheticism’s mantra of art for art’s sake, capital-A Art has kept its distance from the taint of money, even though they have always been attached by...

The Art of Protest

...with friends about the lecture we just heard by the artist Alfredo Jaar, who discussed some of his provocative public memory projects in Chile, Japan, Switzerland, and Memphis, Tennessee. There’s...