Articles tagged contemporary art

It’s Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature: ‘Against the Anthropocene’

Scientists have been arguing for a new period in Earth's geological history, the Anthropocene. Cultural critic T.J. Demos offers a critical take on the concept, pro and con.

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‘Practicable’ Proposes to Rewrite Postwar Western Art History

Both a historical survey and a theoretical treatise, this book highlights key artists and movements, of course, and then brings broader humanities and social science perspectives to bear.

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Time of Absence: Documenting Kanye West’s ‘Life of Pablo’

The Life of Pablo is an ideological attack against the pop institutions that continually try to mystify art and control the artist's identity for profit.

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Teresita Fernández: As Above: So Below

Teresita Fernández, a 2005 MacArthur Foundation Fellow, recently finished a solo exhibition at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.

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Ai WeiWei’s Blog: Writings, Interviews, and Digital Rants, 2006-2009

Ai WeiWei is a product of a communist, atheistic regime, yet he is spiritual and guided by a concern for people and their ‘dignity’ and struggle, and to this he returns time and again.

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Treasuring Memories of Paul McCartney on 'One on One' Tour

// Notes from the Road

"McCartney welcomed Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt out for a song at Madison Square Garden.

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