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Posts By: Dylan Williams

Marcia Tucker, A Labor of Love, New York

Official Artscenecal Page of Outpost Art The companion volume to a recent exhibition at The New Museum in New York City, A Labor of Love chronicles the debates surrounding the production of arts and crafts over the last century. Discussing […]

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Two recent exhibitions of Carolee Schneemann

Two recent exhibitions of performance and mixed-media artist Carolee Schneemann bring to the fore both the problematic (dis)placement of her oeuvre within art history, as well as implicit alliances between the works themselves and the construction of historical narratives. “Up […]

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A solo exhibition of Rachel Whiteread

A solo exhibition of Rachel Whiteread brings five new works to North America, offering a long-awaited examination of this artist’s work. Realized over the course of the past year, the sculptures continue her exploration of spaces and objects by filling […]

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Difference and desire in American portraiture

Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture surveyed almost a hundred years of queer subjectivity in American portraiture. The strong vision by co-curators Jonathan Katz and David Ward illustrated the legacy of sexual difference in art history, and the necessity […]

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Africa in Science Fiction

Superpower: Africa in Science Fiction Curated by Nay Haq and Al Cameron The Arnolfini, Bristol, May – July 1, 2012 In this exhibition, curators Haq and Cameron present 10 not necessarily African artists who slyly critique the unabashedly Western-centric traditions […]

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The War of Images

Nearly 10 years after the phrase “war on terror” was coined, it continues to capture the attention and imagination of the American public. Despite having been retired from the lexicon with the election of Barack Obama, who opted for the […]

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The art of found objects

The art of found objects–the ordinary, the unimportant, the neglected, the overlooked, as W.J.T. Mitchell describes them –often seeks to reveal some special status in items that are otherwise discardable. These include empty bottles, single buttons, inkless pens, rags–in a […]

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Who is the artist?

I love this painting, just wondering who is artist behind this painting?

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This is making me nervous

The F.E.K. Archives: This is making me nervous … (Mercer Union, Toronto, November 11-December 10, 2011) is a recreation by Alex Wolfsan of an installation from the archive dedicated to the late Argentine philosopher Fernanda Eva Karon (1885-1938?). The archive […]

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2011 Rendezvous – The Perfect Vacation!

Make plans now to come to beautiful Helena, Montana for the 2011 Western Rendezvous of Art! Presented by and benefiting the Montana Historical Society, this year’s Rendezvous will be held August 18-21 and once again offer many opportunities to enjoy […]

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