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'Basquiat or Bust': Led by a History-Making Basquiat, Sotheby's Notches a $319 Million Sale - artnet News


  

  
"Women X Women" Features Female Artists & An Important Message About Femininity In Art - Bustle


  

  
NPR News Nuggets: Not All Dads Wear Capes, Modern Art & Italian Living - Public Radio East


  

  
Berkeley artist puts politics front and… left - Jweekly.com


  

  
Things To Do in DC This Week (May 22-24): Sharks at NatGeo Museum, A Black-and-White Logan, and an Embassy ... - Washingtonian.com


  

  
Senior Artist of the People's Republic of China to exhibit in London - The London Economic


  

  
Stunning Ice Age rock art vandalised by modern graffiti - The Siberian Times


  

  
Shapiro Auctions To Launch Two-Session Auction May 31 - Antiques and the Arts Online


  

  
Can a Mile of Old Streetcar Tunnels Become a Permanent Arts Space for DC? - Washington City Paper


  

  
Tracing Avant-Garde Museology - E-Flux


  

  
Our Mega-Guide to Frieze Art Week 2017: Part 1 - Papermag


  

  
Christie's Postwar and Contemporary Sale Gets a Heat Check But Still Rakes in $448 Million - artnet News


  

  
Centennial Medals awarded by GSAS - Harvard Gazette


  

  
Chilean architects win competition to design Qatar's huge Art Mill gallery - Art Newspaper


  

  
May 22-23: Larry Sultan: Here and Home, Harvey Milk Day, Peter Cole, Amber Flame, Kano + Abe, Pint Sized Plays ... - San Francisco Examiner


  

  
Cats and dogs and Pokémon and ball pools: The eight joyful trains of Japan - CityMetric


  

  
Artist honoured for donation to NUS Museum - TODAYonline


  

  
Review: AWE – Art Week, Exeter - Devon Live


  

  
Industrial art subject of Cantor and de Young shows - The Mercury News


  

  
7 Wisconsin Area Road Trips - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3


  

  
Review: Is In Situ the most high-concept restaurant in San Francisco? - The Mercury News


  

  
Jet-Set Bohemian: Summertime Rooftop Restaurants - Paste Magazine


  

  
LBMA to Showcase Over 130 Contemporary Works of Art During Auction in Support of Arts Education - Long Beach Post


  
  
What's Happening - Clay County Progress


  

  
New Arts And Culture Committee Created In Southampton Town - 27east.com


  

  
What will Trump see on his trip to Israel and the West Bank? - i24NEWS (press release) (registration)


  

  
William Parker's All Inclusive Vision - Village Voice


  

  
7.2-million-year-old pre-human remains found in the Balkans - Science Daily


  

  
Using Data-Driven Location Analytics to Guide Commercial Real Estate Investments - cre.tech


  

  
The 'Bowery' Comes To Montauk - 27east.com


  




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Sprawling Contemporary Art Museum to Open in Bangladesh - Smithsonian


  

  
Foundation for Contemporary Arts to Establish New Grant Via Roy ... - ARTnews


  

  
Contemporary Art Buyers Cautious After Wall Street Dips - New York Times


  

  
Contemporary art gets a conscience - The Economist


  

  
Turner Prize to take a trip to Margate's Turner Contemporary in 2019 - Art Newspaper


  

  
'Time' Magazine Says Contemporary Art Is to Blame for Trump. That's Stupid. - artnet News


  

  
First major contemporary art institution in Bangladesh takes shape - Art Newspaper


  

  
Contemporary art and Freemasonry collide at the new Marciano Art Foundation - Time Out Los Angeles (blog)


  

  
"Art and Peace: Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition" opens in Rome - Xinhua


  

  
'Basquiat or Bust': Led by a History-Making Basquiat, Sotheby's Notches a $319 Million Sale - artnet News


  

  
Does Lisbon Have a Future in the Contemporary Art Market? - artnet News


  

  
Art Industry News: The Pope Gifted Donald Trump Some Art + More Must-Read Stories - artnet News


  

  
World's oldest contemporary art fair taps artistic angst amid rising nationalism - Chicago Tribune


  

  
The Venice BiennaleContemporary art gets a conscience - The Economist


  

  
Africa, contemporary art's new hot-spot - The Economist


  

  
3 curators ignite contemporary art explosion at Minneapolis Institute of Art - Minneapolis Star Tribune


  

  
Anti-colonial Australian works among new acquisitions made by Tate and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia - Art Newspaper


  

  
Walter Benjamin's Unfinished Magnum Opus, Revisited Through Contemporary Art - The New Yorker


  

  
Brussels Leads The European Contemporary Art Scene In 2017 - Forbes


  

  
New Marciano foundation proves the potential and the pitfalls of a ... - Los Angeles Times


  

  
Howard Hodgkin Exhibition at Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art - PR.com (press release)


  

  
Are GIFs fine art? Ello and the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art think so - The Know


  

  
10 Contemporary Artists Taking Photography in New Directions - artnet News


  

  
MIT List Visual Arts Center - E-Flux


  

  
Swann Galleries' Contemporary Art Auction Breaks Records - Fine Books & Collections Magazine


  

  
Cannes 2017: 'The Square' skewers the dark side of the art world - CNN


  

  
MOCA GA celebrates the state's growing contemporary arts scene with Gathered III - Atlanta Magazine


  

  
Olufemi Ibitayo Launches African Art Gallery in Los Angeles - Eurweb.com


  

  
Loic Gouzer named co-chairman of Christie's Americas post-war and contemporary art department - Art Newspaper


  

  
VCU hosts a sneak peek of the Institute for Contemporary Art, slated to open in October - Richmond.com


  




Conceptual Art

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Tracing the Rise of Conceptual Art in the UAE - Hyperallergic


  

  
A Colossal New Show Revisits a Conceptual Art Icon - New York Times


  

  
A Conceptual Artist Pays Homage to Surrealist Claude Cahun's Performance of Identity - Hyperallergic


  

  
Conceptual artist and architect Vito Acconci passes away at 77 - The Architect's Newspaper


  

  
Local artist featured in new Guardians of the Galaxy film - The Stokes News


  

  
Michael Bloomberg Gives $75 Million to Shed Arts Center - New York Times


  

  
Evan Pricco Curates 'What In The World' At Urban Nation In Berlin - HuffPost


  

  
An Oak Tree - Daily Nexus


  

  
Glasgow's Dali painting to go on loan - BBC News


  

  
Stanley Brouwn, Whose Works Examine Measurement and Memory, Dies at 81 - ARTnews


  

  
Beat the heat while treating your brain at Orlando's (literally) coolest museums - Orlando Weekly


  

  
Ice Cube, Big Boi, Cam'ron Set For Weed, Glass-Blowing Chalice Festival - RollingStone.com


  

  
Cornelia Parker is the first conceptual election artist – what will she do? - The Guardian


  

  
Bourgeois art world skewered in Cannes movie "The Square" - Channel NewsAsia


  

  
BMW's Art Cars: A blend of art and speed - CBS News


  

  
Art Industry News: Da Vinci's Mom Was a 15-Year-Old Orphan + More Must-Read Stories - artnet News


  

  
A Price on Genius - The Index


  

  
How a Humble Pineapple Became Art - New York Times


  

  
Amazon's Bookstore: Lost in Translation - Barron's


  

  
In the studio with John Baldessari: At 85, the man who shunned 'boring art' has a new show - Los Angeles Times


  

  
Vito Acconci, Body Art trailblazer, poet and architect, has died, aged 77 - Art Newspaper


  

  
Review: Art Made Elsewhere: New Works by Sherry Wiggins and Marietta Patricia Leis - Westword


  

  
'Time' Magazine Says Contemporary Art Is to Blame for Trump. That's Stupid. - artnet News


  

  
Anicka Yi's Art Is an Enigma Wrapped in an Ant Farm - artnet News


  

  
Braco Dimitrijević A Retrospective - E-Flux


  

  
Review: Who knew? Paul Allen Collection does abstraction at Pivot Art + Culture - The Seattle Times


  

  
22 New Sculptures Are Coming to Wisconsin Ave (Including a Calatrava!) - Milwaukee Magazine


  

  
MIT Researchers Use Light-Illuminated Bacteria to Make 'Living' Pictures - Mental Floss


  

  
Santiago Sierra commemorates the Syrian war dead - Art Newspaper


  

  
Burden review – persuasive look at art's 'Evel Knievel' – or David Blaine - The Guardian


  




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Abstract Concepts Frame JCC's Art Exhibit Fundraiser - Noozhawk


  
  
Tons of 'Alien: Covenant' Concept Art; Nightmarish Early Neomorph Design! - Bloody Disgusting


  

  
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Howard the Duck Concept Art Revealed - Screen Rant


  
  
Call for Artists: Storm Drain Mural Project Coming to Essex Junction - vtdigger.org


  

  
Darksiders 3 Reveals Some Spiffy Concept Art - Bleeding Cool News


  

  
This Power Rangers Movie Concept Art Shows Creepier Ranger Suits and Much Better-Looking Zords - Gizmodo


  
  
Elk County Council on the Arts Announces Youth Summer Art Programming - Gant Daily


  

  
When sound drives a piece of art - Youris.com


  

  
Exclusive: Charlize Theron & Vin Diesel Fast 8 Tactical Concept Art - Screen Rant


  

  
Adorable Baby Groot Concept Art For Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 - Comicbook.com


  

  
Original Disneyland concept art shows park origins, growth - 6abc.com


  

  
A trip to Hades with Minnesota artist Samantha Russell - Minneapolis Star Tribune


  

  
Cosmic Artistry by Dominick Grande - Coyote Chronicle


  

  
Getting Nasher With It - PaperCity Magazine (press release) (blog)


  

  
Winchester teens link art, engineering with dome-building project - Wicked Local Winchester


  

  
UT art professor to fly to Germany to tattoo senior citizens - UT The Daily Texan


  

  
Artist to combine concepts of painting, novel writing - The Mesa Journal News


  

  
Architect Gio Ponti changed the Italian aesthetic - UGA Today


  

  
Exploring The Art of HR Giger, The Architect of Your 'Alien' Nightmares - Film School Rejects


  

  
Atherton's Judy Sleeth receives Lifetime of Achievement Award - The Almanac Online


  

  
You're never too young to appreciate art - Daily Nation


  

  
What Makes “Bad” Art Good? - Artsy


  

  
The ten greatest comic book creations of Jack “The King” Kirby - Critical Hit


  

  
Denver-based lawyer launches online art gallery - The Denver Post


  

  
Carlsbad Council to consider art for Pine Avenue Community Park - Seaside Courier


  

  
Illustrator Angelica Hicks on Her Graffiti Gucci Geeks - Vogue.com


  
  
Art your age - Weld for Birmingham (blog)


  

  
This Mass Effect: Andromeda concept art of baby aliens is the best thing ever - Videogamer.com


  
  
Community Calendar - Moultrie News


  

  
Artist Flips Classical Paintings By Replacing White Men With Black Women - Konbini US


  




Cutting Edge Art

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Blame Donald Trump's Rise on the Avant-Garde Movement - TIME


  

  
The Feminist Avant-Garde, Now More than Ever - Hyperallergic


  

  
ART+ART: The Avant-Garde in the Streets - E-Flux


  

  
Why avant-garde German artist Joseph Beuys' politics remain relevant to this day - Deutsche Welle


  

  
Students curate and design exhibit of avant-garde art - Johns Hopkins News-Letter


  
  
Avant-Garde Awards presented Sunday for student art show - Zanesville Times Recorder


  

  
Avant Garde Art in the Americas Focus of New Exhibition at Foosaner Art Museum - Florida Tech Now


  

  
New Face, Fresh Style: Avant Garde Pop Artist Sevdaliza On Wearing Her Skin as Fashion & The Feminine Sexuality of ... - Billboard


  

  
Artist Cellista creates avant-garde homage to San Jose - The Mercury News


  

  
Polish avant-garde art in Madrid - thenews.pl


  

  
Uzbekistan: Moscow Show Brings Avant-Garde Collection to Wider Audience - EurasiaNet


  

  
Tracing Avant-Garde Museology - E-Flux


  

  
Action works: discover Hungarian neo-avant-garde artist Tibor Hajas in London - The Calvert Journal


  

  
Reviewing the Met Gala: The Good, the Avant-Garde, the Absurd - New York Times


  
  
The Avant-Garde in Raku Ware - Nippon.com


  

  
'Spirit of Creation' exhibit blends cultural roots with the avant-garde - Albuquerque Journal


  

  
Newly Installed At The Met, Rei Kawakubo's Fashion Looks More Avant-Garde Than A Lot Of Modern Art - Forbes


  

  
Lumps and Bumps: The Avant-Garde Designer Rei Kawakubo - WNYC


  

  
Soviet avant-garde art collection comes to Moscow - The Daily Star


  

  
“Afterimage” – Burned in the brain [MOVIE REVIEW] - Easy Reader


  
  
Avant-garde accessories Art, Heart in a Crown - Jakarta Post


  

  
Contemporary visual artists, Hennessy collaborate for avant garde art exhibit - The Manila Times


  

  
9 Avant-Garde Beauty Trends at the Met Gala - Daily Front Row (blog)


  
  
Glenn O'Brien and the Avant-Garde That Lost - Vulture


  

  
Tak: Polish feminist avant-garde artist Natalia LL at Photo London - The Calvert Journal


  

  
'Time' Magazine Says Contemporary Art Is to Blame for Trump. That's Stupid. - artnet News


  

  
Russia's Richest Man Just Opened an Art Space in Venice—and It's Dramatically Unshowy - artnet News


  

  
Life on the edge: Avant-garde theater, dance thrive in Dallas - Dallas News (blog)


  

  
An Artist Couple's Collaborations Have Chemistry, but No Alchemy - Hyperallergic


  

  
Martin Luther lives on – in the art world - Daily News Egypt


  




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'Burbs Music & Arts Festival brings new sounds, experimental art to Chesterfield - STLtoday.com


  

  
The Peak Signatures - The Peak Singapore


  

  
To Some, Boston City Hall Is An Eyesore. To These Artists, It's Inspiration05:59 - WBUR


  
  
Rockport Art Association & Museum announces art exhibition - Wicked Local Salem


  

  
Debut Album From Experimental Artist Mappe - Grateful Web


  
  
What the Chicago Architecture Biennial's list of firms tells us about the upcoming biennial - The Architect's Newspaper


  

  
Downtown Art Installation Takes Experimental Film Outside To Play - Houston Public Media


  

  
Vito Acconci, Audacious Artist and Experimental Architect, Dies at 77 - Hyperallergic


  

  
Show & Tell: Berg Contemporary Presents a Career Survey of Legendary Video Artists Steina & Woody Vasulka - artnet News


  

  
Dollops of sunshine - The Hindu


  

  
Emerging Artists on Video - Cuban Art News


  
  
Kurt Criter Expounds the Artistic Possibilities of Sculpture - PR Web (press release)


  

  
Imogen Poots on new film Mobile Homes, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Hollywood - The Independent


  

  
Beauty in science: The art and elegance of a great experiment - Princeton University


  

  
Opening of LA's Marciano Art Foundation - Vogue.com


  

  
(Photo: Getty Images/WireImage, Jim Spellman) - A.V. Club


  
  
MoMA PS1's Landmark 20th Season Of Warm Up Begins July 1 - Western Queens Gazette


  

  
Cate Blanchett is an artistic vision in experimental film, “Manifesto” [MOVIE REVIEW] - Easy Reader


  

  
Orange pylons at Stewart Hall represent an identity "under construction" - CTV News


  

  
Five Must-See Experimental Films at This Year's CROSSROADS - KQED


  

  
Opening yourself to chaos: Pharmakon performs at The Shop - PGH City Paper


  

  
An Oak Tree - Daily Nexus


  

  
In 'Tiny Bubbles,' a Parody Social Network and Experimental Podcast - KQED


  

  
The Immortality of Print - British Journal of Photography


  

  
Sandra Kemp garments on display at The Valentine - Richmond.com


  

  
An Early Look at New York's Adventurous New Arts Facility, the Shed - Architectural Record (registration)


  

  
Bad Art Collective plans showcase - District


  

  
Ross Sheehan Lets Loose at New Vergennes Studio - Seven Days


  
  
Ten things to do this summer - CU Boulder Today


  

  
Things to do in Queens: New World Mall, MoMA PS1, Rockaway Beach, more - Newsday