Archive for March, 2008

Minimizing Influence

We are launching the evaluation interface for Click! today, so I wanted to take this opportunity to write about some of the choices behind the…

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Lorraine O’Grady on the Web

(Lorraine O’Grady, Mlle Bourgeoise Noire, 1981, Performance at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York. Photo courtesy of Lorraine O’Grady.) Young scholars of art…

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Parting Shots

Richard and I spent most of our last days at Mut photographing pot sherds, a necessary but decidedly unphotogenic task. However, I did have time…

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Patterns & Models

Venus, no. 192 (August 1988). “Numero special femmes voiles pour l’été 1988” (Special issue for veiled women, summer 1988). Collection of the artist While living…

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Book Art in DUMBO – 5 + 5: a dialogue

Brooklyn has a rich community of artists and galleries and this is especially true for artists who work in the realm of the book. By…

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Modern Coney

Lynn Hyman Butler, American, born 1953. The Girl with a Gun. From the series “Coney Island Kaleidoscope” ca. 1988. Cibachrome color print. sheet: 11 x…

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Click! Get the word out…

One of the biggest challenges we face with an exhibition like Click! is getting the word out. Click! depends on two types of participation, initial…

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Get Ready for ©MURAKAMI!

We said goodbye to Infinite Island at the end of January. Packing up: The artwork from Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art is crated in preparation…

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The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center on Facebook

Many of you have already discovered the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art page on Facebook, where you can find information about the Center,…

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A Coney Island Renaissance?

As many of the postings on Flickr illustrate, images of Coney Island frequently capture a gritty and often sadly neglected landscape. But this kind of…

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