Articles tagged visual arts

24 Aug 2011 // 9:00 PM

When Art Is Illegal (Or Not)

Graffiti is, as Norman Mailer famously described it, "Your presence on their Presence... hanging your alias on their scene."

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15 Apr 2011 // 8:30 AM

The reach of French artist Moebius is out of this world

BURBANK, Calif. — For his fans, the man called Moebius could never live up to the mystery conjured up by that name. Like Houdini or Hendrix,

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11 Feb 2008 // 2:12 AM

Artist part of boom in Obama Art

The posters and stenciled graffiti appeared one night out of nowhere, slapped by unseen hands on street corners and boarded buildings around the city. Each

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Guerrilla graffiti artist keeps identity a secret while mocking the establishment

LONDON—We don’t know his real name, or what he looks like, or where he will strike next. But recent sales figures from London

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17 Aug 2007 // 4:25 AM

Vernon Fisher is enjoying the life of an artist

FORT WORTH, Texas—In 1981, Vernon Fisher hit an artist’s trifecta. His paintings were included in three extremely important museum exhibitions—the Whitney Biennial and

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6 Aug 2007 // 6:29 AM

This past weekend I went to the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, to see a Joseph Cornell retrospective, which I found extremely inspirational. In

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2 Jul 2007 // 2:38 AM

A world-class district for Beijing art - if not its artists

BEIJING - A gritty, moribund industrial zone of Beijing has come alive as China’s premier center of contemporary art and culture, its galleries and

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27 May 2007 // 4:36 AM

American Radiator - Night, New York NASHVILLE, Tenn. - To sell or not to sell? That is the question that an increasing number of museums

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“Rue de la Bucherie” (1865/1869) by French photographerCharles Marville is found in the exhibit, “Paris inTransition: Photographs from the National Gallery ofArt,” at the National Gallery

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Adventure Games As Theater and 'the Charnel House Trilogy'

// Moving Pixels

"The Charnel House Trilogy casts the player as an actor in a performance where the script is uncovered as performed. In doing so, it's throwing off an older design paradigm and creating a better work for it.

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