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Hassan Hajjaj Wins the 2014 Pulse Prize

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Hassan Hajjaj, represented by GUSFORD Gallery, has been awarded the 2014 Pulse Prize at this year’s Pulse New York art fair. The self-taught Moroccan-born artist was awarded the cash grant of… More ›

John Maloof On “Finding Vivian Maier”

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In 2007, John Maloof, a 26-year-old real estate agent, bought a box of old photographs and negatives at a storage unit auction in Chicago. The contents turned out to be the work of a longtime nanny… More ›

Warhol Museum and Polaroid Plot Vegas Show

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Photo giant Polaroid is opening a museum at its new Las Vegas flagship store, the Polaroid Photobar in the new retail mega-development The Linq, and its inaugural exhibition will feature 50 of Andy… More ›

A Brief History of “Piss Christ”

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In 1987 the American photographer Andres Serrano made a formally sublime, politically charged work titled “Piss Christ” (detail above, in full below), by submerging a 13-inch plastic and… More ›

Santa Claus Infiltrates Art History

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First it was Beyonce, then it was the Nike swoosh, and now Kris Kringle has found his way into the annals of art history thanks to some especially pro photography and Photoshop handiwork. For his… More ›