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Endangered Species: The Sweater

I’ve spoken before about the show I saw at The Drawing Center with textiles as its theme (http://www.drawingcenter.org/en/drawingcenter/5/exhibitions/9/upcoming/806/thread-lines/).  It was interesting to me that a few of the artists used sweaters and sweater graphs in their work, but I was put off by the fact that they used sweaters that other people had designed, once again exploiting the creative work of those mostly anonymous and underpaid textile artists. 132 more words

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Robin Rhode: Drawing Waves at The Drawing Center, The Lab, July 17 - August 30, 2015

“A collaborative project by South African–born, German-based artist Robin Rhode. Rhode will exhibit his signature stop action photographs (in which he draws in public streets and then a performer interacts with the inscribed image) in a new photographic sequence entitled Breaking Waves, 2014–15, which whimsically depicts a young boy surfing in the sea. 141 more words

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Name It by Trying to Name It: Open Sessions 2014-15 at The Drawing Center, July 17 - August 30, 2015

“Initiated in 2014, Open Sessions is a new program at The Drawing Center through which a large group of artists consider their relationship to drawing as medium, process, and metaphor. 175 more words

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At the Drawing Center, a 'Machine' Captures the World of the Whole Eye

I entered the Drawing Center’s dark main gallery on Monday afternoon, when it’s normally closed to visitors. Ryan and Trevor Oakes—brothers, artist and collaborators—were the only ones inside, along with a female model, dressed only from the waist down, lit softly with a standing light. 862 more words

Grimm's Fairy Tales, and the Women of Them, Uncensored and Updated by Natalie Frank

The Tales of the Brothers Grimm contains some of most famous stories in the world: Snow WhiteSleeping Beauty (Brier Rose)Rapunzel875 more words