Posts Tagged ‘Flavorwire’

Rashaad Newsome’s Hip Hop Heraldry

Today’s article is brought to us from our friends at Flavorwire, where Rozalia Jovanovic discusses Rashaad Newsome’s world of hip hop culture and heraldry. As the Festival of Ideas for the New City continues in New York with its program of symposia, performances, exhibitions and a street festival, Rashaad Newsome’s performance Herald during Nuit Blanche New York’s Flash:Light stands out as the event of the[…..]

Marilyn Minter’s Paintings from the ’80s [NSFW]

Today’s article is brought to us from our friends at Flavorwire, where Rozalia Jovanovic discusses Marilyn Minter’s works from the 1980’s. Two distinct bodies of work from this period are on view at Team Gallery in New York City. Appropriation, commodification, and the body are some themes from the ’80s art-world discourse that artist Marilyn Minter embraced in her paintings from that time period, a[…..]

Damaged Goods: The 10 Best Abused Artworks Ever

Today’s article is brought to us from our friends at Flavorwire, where Paul Laster discusses the 10 most damaged goods in visual art. Art is both a precious commodity and a significant cultural symbol of our time. The museums and art centers that display the works are public domains, in which anything is likely to happen. Throw a bunch of publicity loving crackpots, wannabe performance[…..]

George Condo’s Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Today’s post comes from our friends over at Flavorwire.com, a site dedicated to breaking exciting news in everything contemporary, including visual art. In the spirit of our ongoing content sharing partnership, we bring you an article about the collaboration between George Condo and Kanye West for Kanye’s latest album cover. Some interesting, albeit not really surprising, news: According to Calvin Tomkins’ profile of George Condo[…..]

The Intersections Between Photography and Sculpture

Today’s post comes from our friends over at Flavorwire.com, a site dedicated to breaking exciting news in everything contemporary, including visual art. In the spirit of our ongoing content sharing partnership, we bring you an article on The Intersections Between Photography and Sculpture, a new exhibition currently on view at the MoMA in New York City. This article was originally published Tuesday Sep 7, 2010[…..]

Barack Obama and David Cameron Swap Art

Today’s post comes from our friends over at Flavorwire.com, a site dedicated to breaking exciting news in everything contemporary, including visual art. In the spirit of our ongoing content sharing partnership, we bring you an article about a recent gift exchange of artworks between President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron in a meeting at the White House last week. When President Obama[…..]