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Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium at Whitney Museum of American Art, July 14 - October 1, 2017

“Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium is the first full-scale U.S. retrospective in two decades of the Brazilian artist’s work. One of the most original artists of the twentieth century, Oiticica (1937—1980) made art that awakens us to our bodies, our senses, our feelings about being in the world: art that challenges us to assume a more active role. 635 more words

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Hyperactivity

Oh the places we will go. Oh the things we will see. Oh the realization that so much of our modern world is a mechanized reality. 326 more words

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Once Every Couple of Years at the Whitney

The Meat Grinder’s Iron Clothes, Samara Golden

Cauleen Smith

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

The 78th Whitney Biennial was held this year at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. 186 more words

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Duality at the Islip Art Museum

I submitted two diptych paintings for a juried exhibition titled Duality: Glimpses of the Other Side at to the Islip Art Museum. One diptych – titled Blue Triangle Diptych (nearby) was accepted. 873 more words

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Calder: Hypermobility at Whitney Museum of American Art, through October 16, 2017

Photographs by Corrado Serra.

“Alexander Calder (1898–1976) is renowned for his radical introduction of movement into sculpture, a singular innovation yielding nearly endless possibilities. Deeply fascinated by dance and theater, he created motorized and wind-propelled artworks that execute a choreography of gentle rotations and bold, unpredictable gestures, and at times even produce percussive sounds. 294 more words

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Calder: Hypermobility

  

Among Europeans Marcel Duchamp, Joan Miró, Fernand Leger, and Jean Arp, Calder was the inventive, amusing American, a prankster-turned-Constructivist. To his confreres in the United States, such as David Smith and Ibram Lassaw—also constructing in metal during the 1930s—Calder was admired as the inventor of the mobile, and their only contemporary to be shown in Paris, Berlin, London, and Zurich. 548 more words

New York

Image not Object: the 2017 Whitney Biennial

The 2017 Whitney Biennial closes in just over two weeks. Since its opening in March, the exhibition has been widely heralded for its “political charge” (see for example reviews by… 1,216 more words

Sculpture