Monthly Archives: May 2018

Edvard Munch Museum Digitizes Collection @ Hyperallergic

It’s always heartening to see an art historical institution take a big step into the modern era. This month, the Munch Museum in Oslo made some 7,600 of Edvard Munch’s drawings available online, including the Museum’s entire holdings, as well as drawings from other public and private collections. The online catalogue, free to all, represents […]

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Interview with Sheida Soleimani @ Hyperallergic

For the last 18 months, the Iranian-American artist Sheida Soleimani has been engaged with a new body of work, Medium of Exchange, which explores the political relationships and affiliations between Western countries and the 14 nations within the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Her interdisciplinary work has been gathered in a solo exhibition which opened […]

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William L. Hawkins at CMA @ Hyperallergic

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Museum of Art (CMA) has a real knack for presenting artists who not only have local connection and cache, but have gone relatively unnoticed by other major institutions. The work of William L. Hawkins has been gathered in unprecedented scope for his first major museum exhibition, William L. Hawkins: An […]

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Corcoran Gallery redistribution @ Hyperallergic

The saga of the dissolution of the Corcoran Gallery of Art seems to have come to a close, with the remainder of its collection being redistributed this week. Since 2012, public conflict and private negotiations have taken place over the dissolution of assets held by the Corcoran, one of Washington DC’s legacy institutions. The initial […]

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DISRUPTING THE NARRATIVE – opens at OSU Urban Arts Space THIS SATURDAY

Just a reminder that this awesome five-person show is open at OSU Urban Arts Space in downtown Columbus, OH, as of yesterday – with the official opening reception to take place on Saturday, May 19, from 5:00-7:00 pm. There’s an installation that can guide your future Shing Yin Khor, a jumble of larger-than-life structural comics […]

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Canadian Arts Jobs Study @ Hyperallergic

As most professionals in the arts sector know, love of the game can be one of the only benefits. As reported by the Canadian Art Foundation, a recent study performed by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Department of Canadian Heritage, dubbed the “2017 National Compensation Study – For Managerial and Administrative Positions in […]

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Matthew Angelo Harrison at UMIH @ Hyperallergic

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — With four solo and nine group shows already under his belt since 2016, it might be tempting to say that Matthew Angelo Harrison is a kind of art-making machine. But it would be more accurate to say that the somewhat inscrutable artist makes machines that make art. Throughout the month of […]

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Koen Vanmechelen’s Cosmopolitan Chicken comes to Ethiopia @ Hyperallergic

Very often, artists frame their roles in society in terms of reflecting upon issues, raising questions, or bringing ideas to light; it is left more to the mien of designers to play an active role in the physical shaping of progress. But the Belgian conceptual artist Koen Vanmechelen has spent the last 20 years making […]

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