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Study Asks: Can Drawing Make You Happier?

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Psychologists have shown that people routinely turn to art when they’re feeling blue. But does it actually make you feel better? Yes and no, says a study published last week in the… More ›

New Tate Modern Sets Attendance Records

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Tate Modern unveiled its new Switch House extension last week, and officially opened to the public Friday, June 17. In its first three days, the museum admitted over 143,000 visitors, a weekend record… More ›

2016 Jarman Award Nominees Announced

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Film London, in association with Channel 4 and Whitechapel Gallery, has announced the nominees for the 2016 Jarman Award.

MoMA Fires Assistant Curator of Film Sally Berger

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According to a report from Indiewire, the Museum of Modern Art’s Chief Curator of Film Rajendra Roy confirmed that the organization has fired Assistant Curator of Film Sally Berger.

Anxious About Trump? Head To CANADA

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“Sorry, no Trump here, just another run-of-the-mill summer group show,” wrote CANADA’s Phil Grauer when I inquired for more information on their upcoming exhibition, “Make… More ›

Old Mattresses Become Pizza, Sushi, And More

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As something of an amateur mattress-spotter myself, I was thrilled to read about street artist lor-K‘s innovative sculptural project in Paris. As Designboom reports, she deconstructs and… More ›

In Wake of L.A. Shooting, Artist Seeks Weapons

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As news breaks today of yet another shooting in the US, this time on the campus of UCLA, it may be a fitting time to heed artist Lin Evola’s appeal to residents and police officials in the… More ›

Jordan Wolfson’s Hypnotic Abuse At Zwirner

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I have a feeling Luc Tuymans must be pissed. Or maybe the Belgian painter — whose characteristically bleached-out, glowing canvases currently fill one half of David Zwirner’s West 19th Street… More ›