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Lynn Hershman Leeson, in All Her Cyborg Glory, Gets a Retrospective

Lynn Hershman Leeson, in All Her Cyborg Glory, Gets a Retrospective

Artist Lynn Hershman Leeson began divulging her personal traumas and anxieties on video in 1984, one year after the release of what is widely considered the first commercial camcorder and nearly a decade before MTV’s The Real World popularized the reality TV confessional. In intimate recordings interspersed with news clips, she discussed instances of childhood...

Jon Pylypchuk’s Chorus of Loss

In 2020, as COVID-19 death tolls rose exponentially worldwide, Jon Pylypchuk faced a separate loss, the unexpected death of a close friend, unrelated to COVID. He responded by making ghosts. For several months Pylypchuk fashioned men’s briefs, ski masks, socks, and other clothing and fabric scraps into rudimentary faces (pareidolia, a recurring motif in his...

“The Imaginary Birds” by Photographer Yota Yoshida

“The Imaginary Birds” by Photographer Yota Yoshida

In spring, 2019, while photographing a man playing with the birds on the Santa Monica pier, Tokyo, Japan-based photographer Yota Yoshida was reminded of a photograph he had taken several years back. In it, his daughter stares at a bird through the window of a hotel. With his series, “The Imaginary Birds,” Yoshida thinks of...

Required Reading

This survivor of the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School says his own father has been indoctrinated by QAnon conspiracies about the tragedy. David Gilbert corroborated the story, first posted on a Reddit channel for family members and friends of QAnon supporters. It’s heartbreaking: […] Bill also had to deal with his father’s daily...

The Approach to Writing for Youth: Some Questions We Have : Open Space

The Approach to Writing for Youth: Some Questions We Have : Open Space

Children in any environment are entrusted with responding honestly. Any issues and tragedies are manufactured by adults.  We sit and watch films around youth and wonder how easily some of the language happens, why it feels real. Youth generally just bring that to an environment. They show up as themselves, lending their whole selves to...

Colored Time | Art21 Magazine

Colored Time | Art21 Magazine

American Artist. Data Server Rack, 2019. Wood, hardware, paint, hay-bailing twine. University of Iowa, Stanley Museum of Art. Photo courtesy the artist. In 1895, H.G. Wells published The Time Machine, a book that began his renown as a science-fiction author, though he wrote in many genres. Despite Wells’ success being patterned with infidelity and misogyny—behaviors...

The Age of Bronze at Artisan& in Aberfeldy

The Age of Bronze at Artisan& in Aberfeldy

Offering visitors the chance to appreciate a medium not often seen in regional galleries, Bronze Age at Artisan& Gallery in Aberfeldy features sculptures by Tim Cracknell. The post The Age of Bronze at Artisan& in Aberfeldy appeared first on ARTMAG. Source link

The Outside Comes Inside Tatha Gallery, Newport-on-Tay

The Outside Comes Inside Tatha Gallery, Newport-on-Tay

Tatha Gallery’s in new exhibition features four contrasting artists who share a fascination with the beauty, wildness and solace of the Scottish landscape. The post The Outside Comes Inside Tatha Gallery, Newport-on-Tay appeared first on ARTMAG. Source link