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Mark Bradford’s Gettysburg Address


Installation view of “Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge” at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 2017 (courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth.

Architectonic Collage in Two and Three Dimensions


Sharon Lawless, “Alien” (2017), Hydrocal, Flashe, synthetic turf and fake fur on plywood armature, 73 x 19 x 19 inches (all images courtesy the artist) It’s not unusual for dedicated painters and other makers of flat pictures, at some points in their creative lives, to shift their attention to the third dimension.

An Artist’s Light-Filled Tribute to J.M.W. Turner


Ellen Harvey, “Arcade/Arcadia (2011-2012), wood frame, aluminum letters, light bulbs, and 34 hand- engraved Plexiglass mirrors over Lumisheets, 9 x 15 x 33 feet (exterior view, all images courtesy Danese / Corey) For its inaugural exhibition in 2011, the gleaming new Turner Contemporary in Margate on England’s southeast coast — built on the site of a former guesthouse frequented by renowned British landscape painter J.M.W.

In New Photo Books, a Strong Sense of Place


Tria Giovan, “Malecón, Gibara” (1993), photograph from “The Cuba Archive” (photo courtesy of Damiani) For anyone with a smartphone, an inundation of photographic images has become an inescapable feature of everyday life.

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really-shit: The incredible work of photographer & camera-enthusiast Ben Hassett. Previously | really-shit.tumblr.com

Art Among the Ruins


Daniel John Gadd, “Falconry” (2017), oil, mirrored glass, wax, copper, and metal leaf on wooden panels, 112 x 79.5 inches (photo courtesy David & Schweitzer Contemporary) An exhibition of Daniel John Gadd’s paintings was the first solo show presented by David & Schweitzer Contemporary when it made its debut last fall — a signal that the gallery would continue the commitment to painting that distinguished Life on Mars, its predecessor in the same space.

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Painting by Alpay Efe Artist Alpay Efe is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts, Düsseldorf, Germany.

Chicago Welcomes Its First Art Book Fair


The inaugural Chicago Art Book Fair at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic) CHICAGO — The inaugural Chicago Art Book Fair (CABF), which opened last night, takes place in an odd setting.

Nick Jaskey's "Signs of Life" Is a Profound Look at a Complicated City


Nick Jaskey recently released a collection of photos from the last 15 years, taken in and around his hometown of Detroit.

Dread Scott Reenacts a Slave Revolt to Radically Reconsider Freedom


An image of the potential costumes for “Slave Rebellion Reenactment” to be staged in November 2018 by Dread Scott (all images courtesy the artist) For almost three decades, the artist Dread Scott has relentlessly interrogated issues of ideology and power, often in terms of how they are experienced through the prisms of nationalism, race, and violence.

The Last Missing Section of a Magritte Painting Has Been Found


“The Enchanted Pose” (1927), shown with an overlay of “God is not a Sant” (all images © Succession René Magritte c/o SABAM © ULiège) Researchers have found the final piece of a painting by René Magritte that the artist scrapped, over 80 years ago, by cutting up its canvas into four surfaces he later reused.

Water as a Cinematic Metaphor for the Tides of Time


Still from Kambui Olujimi’s Where Does the Time Go … (all photos by Sachyn Mital, courtesy of David Rubenstein Atrium, except where noted) The film begins with a black screen except for a single white light in the lower-right corner.

US Decides Guantánamo Prisoners Do Not Own the Art They Create


Ahmed Rabbani, “Untitled (Binoculars Pointing at the Moon)” (2016), work on paper (all images courtesy Art from Guantánsmo Bay exhibition, and used with permission) The 41 remaining detainees at Guantanamo Bay just lost ownership to their own artwork — paintings, drawings, and even sculptures created while shackled to the floor.

‘My Wife Won’t Let Me Photograph Women’

When photographer Manny Ortiz first took up portrait photography, his wife Diana wasn’t happy about him photographing women — he soon learned that this was a common issue among other photographers online.

St. Louis Police Ordered to Reaffirm Journalist Rights Once a Month


The St. Louis police department has just made a big move in support of photographer and journalist rights: police officers are now being ordered to read and acknowledge the rights of journalists once a month.

Sony Launches Imaging Edge Software Suite: Remote, Viewer, and Edit


Sony has just announced its Imaging Edge software suite. The suite comes with three key pieces of software: ‘Remote’, ‘Viewer’, and ‘Edit’.

Portraits from One of the Last Traveling Carnivals in the United States


Photograph by Hunter Barnes from Tickets (courtesy the artist and Reel Art Press) In the early 2000s, when Hunter Barnes was working on a series of Western rodeo photographs that would be published in the 2002 Redneck Roundup, he noticed a seasonal carnival that was pitched alongside one of gatherings.

This Photographer Burned Photos by Igniting Gunpowder on Them


Salt Lake City-based photographer Dewey Keithly recently came up with an unusual way to edit the look of portraits: he creatively burned them by igniting gunpowder across the surface of the giant prints.

In Vietnam, an Exhibition Reveals How Friendship Nourishes Artists


Spirit of Friendship at the Factory Contemporary Arts Centre with Nhà Sàn Collective’s installation “82 131 39” (2017) on the left and Trương Công Tùng’s, “Blind Map,” (2013), on the right, hanging In galleries, we expect objects.

Watching The New Tesla Roadster Go 0-60 in 1.9 Seconds Is Jaw-Dropping


As you may have already heard, Elon Musk announced Tesla's newest Roadster at yesterday's unveiling event, and it's like nothing we've ever seen before.


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