In this eclectic playlist, artist Pinar Yolaçan mixes funk carioca, Turkish percussion, Afrobeat, early American R&B, and more.
In today’s Exclusive Glenn Ligon discusses inspiring texts and cultural events, such as the writings of James Baldwin and the Million Man March.
Guest contributor John Corso digs into the deeply playful works of Detroit-based artist Graem Whyte.
“Like economic value, an artwork’s meaning (its aesthetic value) is derived through a critical judgment that employs comparisons…”
Caroline Woolard’s collaborative project, BFAMFAPhD.com, “endeavors to unite artists in order to address the problems of their rising population” in the U.S.
With its Google bus wars, start-up fever, and rapid gentrification, San Francisco has become a touchstone in conversations about money. Where do art and creativity fit into the shaping of the city?
New in New York Close Up, artist Shana Moulton and composer Nick Hallett collaborate on the opera Whispering Pines 10—rehearsing and performing at the New Museum as part of the Rhizome “New Silent” series.
“Armory Focus: China” curator Philip Tinari discusses artists Ai Weiwei, Cao Fei, and Cai Guo-Qiang.
New in New York Close Up, artist Josephine Halvorson guides an undergraduate painting class in a group critique at Cooper Union in Manhattan.
Columnist Jessica Lott travels to Barcelona and observes “Making Neighborhoods,” a multidisciplinary project with the city’s African immigrant population.
“Word is a Virus” columnist Carol Cheh looks at two recent performance projects that involved retyping iconic works of literature on typewriters.
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