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HUMAN COLORS

Painter MATSUMI KANEMITSU, nickname MIKE

by Rosanna Albertini

Early 1950s in New York. It seems that Jackson Pollock started to call him Mike. Kanemitsu was one of the artists going to the Greenwich Village Cedar Bar as Pollock did, and Franz Kline, Robert Motherwell, de Kooning, Phillip Guston, Joan Mitchell, Gregory Corso, Jack Kerouak, Frank O’Hara, Lee Krasner. 643 more words

Art History Fragments

VOGEL The Brooklyn Rail: Riding the Fourth Wave in a Changing Sea

Fourth-wave feminism: tech-savvy, gender sophisticated. Grew up with the internet. “Take Your Daughter to Work Day.” Online activism.

Goals: trans inclusion, reproductive rights, queer rights, intersectionality… 205 more words

Reading Log

Ugo Rondinone: Yellow white green clock

Yellow white green clock (2012) is an abstract stained glass clock face with Roman numerals. It hangs from a wire so that the “X” is where “XII” should be, meaning 12 is actually at 2 o’clock. 276 more words

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Shirin Neshat: Women of Allah

Shirin Neshat is split within by the barrier without: as an exile from Iran living in the U.S. she is caught between two worlds, simultaneously of both, and also of neither. 684 more words

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