Posted inArt Your Concise New York Art Guide for December 2021 Print Video still from Clynton Lowry, Invisible Art Handler (Chop Saw), 2021 (courtesy of the artist and The Kitchen) Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism. Become a Member »
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Become a Member Beloved, beleaguered New Yorkers: from an immersive installation recreating Colette Lumiere’s baroque living quarters, to a trio of shows that cull from Columbia University’s rarely seen art collection, to a presentation of drawings by Black artists from the American South, here are a few exhibitions worth bundling up for (the lastcan also be explored virtually). And be sure to catch the Guggenheim’s survey of the ligh..

Posted inArt Your Concise Los Angeles Art Guide for December 2021 Print Renee Cox, “The Signing” (2017), digital chromogenic print, 36 1/2 × 99 1/4 × 3 inches (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Amar Singh, © Renee Cox, digital image courtesy the artist) Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism. Become a Member »
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Become a Member Our December LA art guide caters to holiday lovers and haters alike, from a cheeky “sexy Xmas” show to a bazaar featuring creative zines. Also, if you haven’t seen the Obama Portraits in person, they’re worth it, especially since the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has mounted a dazzling show on Black American portraits to go alongside th..

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When I learned that my father was diagnosed with a progressive lung disease in 2019, at the start of a pandemic that would disproportionately target Blacklungs and in the midst of a growing political movement imbued by a collective and formidable suffering, I was overcome by grief. In the crevices of my bon..

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“Is tokenization existence?” Sarah Meyohas asks, rhetorically, of course. Meyohas, a conceptual artist whose art considers the nature and capabilities of emerging technologies in contemporary society, visually articulates the conceptual systems of the blockchain. By embracing NFTs, Meyohas allows buyers to ..

Melaspapadopulos – It is heartening to know that after decades of calling for the return of the Benin Bronzes and other artifacts that were looted at the turn of the 20th century, these calls are finally being heeded.

Melaspapadopulos – Buildings, like people, have lifespans. They are conceived, they exist, and then they die, with causes of death ranging from demolition to disaster to deliberate attack.

Melaspapadopulos – LOS ANGELES — The Jewish holiday of Sukkot is one of contradictions. Known as the “Festival of Booths,” it celebrates both the bounty of the fall harvest and commemorates the biblical exodus of the Jewish people from Egyptian bondage.

Melaspapadopulos – In Japan’s premodern era, people began and ended their lives surrounded by screens. Women gave birth between screens that were covered in cranes and tortoises, animals thought to bring good fortune

Melaspapadopulos – A decade into her weaving practice, Australian artist Tammy Kanat (previously) continues to explore the possibilities of fiber

Melaspapadopulos – What does a full day of sun look like at the earth’s southernmost point? Robert Schwarz, who was stationed in the antarctic for 15 years as part of the experimental Keck project, filmed an illuminating timelapse while at the snowy location that shows the bright star floating above the horizon for an entire five-day period.