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Coasting the Topography of South Asian Futurisms

Coasting the Topography of South Asian Futurisms

Osheen Siva, “உருவம் Uruvam” (2023), ink and gouache on paper, 22 inches x 22 inches (image courtesy the artist) Artists, thinkers, and activists around the world creatively adapt existing terminologies to describe their visions of futurism, pivoting away from the homogenizing term “Indo futurism.” The wide range of perspectives that I encountered during my fellowship...

Blackened Plywood Shards Rupture Inside Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s Chapel in a Leonardo Drew’s New Installation — Colossal

Blackened Plywood Shards Rupture Inside Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s Chapel in a Leonardo Drew’s New Installation — Colossal

 Art #installation #Leonardo Drew #wood March 24, 2023 Grace Ebert “Number 360” (2023) installation view at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Photos by Jonty Wilde, images courtesy of the artist, Goodman Gallery, and Galerie Lelong & Co., shared with permission In the cavernous 18th-century chapel at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, a new installation by artist Leonardo Drew (previously) explodes...

In His Largest LEGO Work Yet, Ai Weiwei Recreates One of Claude Monet’s Most Famous Paintings — Colossal

In His Largest LEGO Work Yet, Ai Weiwei Recreates One of Claude Monet’s Most Famous Paintings — Colossal

 Art #Ai Weiwei #art history #impressionism #Lego March 23, 2023 Kate Mothes Ai Weiwei, “Water Lilies #1” (2022), LEGO. All images © the artist, shared with permission courtesy of Galleria Continua. All photos by Ela Bialkowska/OKNO Studio Known for incorporating recognizable, everyday objects into monumental sculptures, Ai Weiwei (previously) has created acclaimed installations using...

Did You Know These Museums Were Free for New Yorkers?

Did You Know These Museums Were Free for New Yorkers?

Was anyone else clued into the fact that New Yorkers have the right to free admission for 17 arts and culture institutions situated on New York City parklands? I certainly wasn’t, and my checking account is rightfully glaring at me about my last three visits to the Bronx Zoo. Now, one New York native is...

Viruses and Microorganisms Emerge from Agnes Hansella’s Macramé Installations and Sculptures — Colossal

Viruses and Microorganisms Emerge from Agnes Hansella’s Macramé Installations and Sculptures — Colossal

 Art #Agnes Hansella #COVID-19 #installation #macramé #sculpture March 20, 2023 Grace Ebert “Under the Skin,” iron frame, manila rope, goni rope, sisal rope, and raffia rope, 570 x 425 centimeters. All images © Agnes Hansella, shared with permission In a Time Magazine article published during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientist Elizabeth Fischer describes...