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Artificial Intelligence as a Bridge for Art and Reality

Artificial Intelligence as a Bridge for Art and Reality

A photo from this year’s Afropunk Fest in Brooklyn, left, was matched by the “Recognition” computer program with Stephen McKenna’s “Venus and Adonis” (1981).

Tuesday Links: Dana Schutz Painting Removed, Brooklyn Gets an Art Fair, Melania Gets a Portrait

Those calling for the censorship of Dana Schutz’s “Open Casket” will be happy to know that the painting has been removed from view. They’ll likely be disappointed to know it’s for a logistical reason
At Tate Galleries in London, Parting Gift Makes Waves: A Boat

At Tate Galleries in London, Parting Gift Makes Waves: A Boat

The Tate Modern art gallery’s Switch House, an expansion that opened last year, in London.
At Tate Galleries in London, Parting Gift Makes Waves: A Boat

At Tate Galleries in London, Parting Gift Makes Waves: A Boat

The Tate Modern art gallery’s Switch House, an expansion that opened last year, in London.

Friday Links: Inside the Pigment War

[caption id="attachment_83318" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Stuart Semple's Black 2.0 pigment accomplishes some of the optical trickery of Vantablack. [/caption] Everything you've ever wanted

The Best Artist Collaborations to Give as Gifts This Year

Eames slippers, Sol LeWitt's dinnerware, a scarf designed by Rachel Whiteread and a solar light from elemental master Olafur Eliasson.

Tate Britain Show Explores How French Impressionism Changed London

Artists like Monet and Pissarro fled to London to escape the Franco-Prussian War. Tate's new exhibition explores how these refugees influenced British culture and art, then and now.
Turner Prize Goes to Lubaina Himid, Whose Work Depicts African Diaspora

Turner Prize Goes to Lubaina Himid, Whose Work Depicts African Diaspora

Lubaina Himid won Britain’s leading contemporary art prize for “her uncompromising tackling of issues” including colonial history and racism, the jury chairman said.

Everything You Need to Know About 2017 Turner Prize Winner Lubaina Himid

“For all the black women who never did win it even though they had been shortlisted…it feels good for that reason,” Himid said of her Turner Prize win.
An Artist’s Muse Steps Out of the Shadows With Paintings of Her Own

An Artist’s Muse Steps Out of the Shadows With Paintings of Her Own

Celia Paul in her studio in London this month. “I’m not a portrait painter: I’m an autobiographer,” she said. “I paint the presence of people I know intimately.”
A radical artist is forcing an iconic British cultural institution to answer seismic questions over abuse

A radical artist is forcing an iconic British cultural institution to answer seismic questions over abuse

Artist and performer Liv Wynter spent most of her teenage years skipping school to hang out in art galleries. The 25-year-old often went to the…
Limited Edition Doc Martens Pay Homage to Great British Painters

Limited Edition Doc Martens Pay Homage to Great British Painters

Dr. Martens has transformed some of their most classic shoe models into canvases for classic works of art thanks to a collaboration with Tate Britain. As part of the ongoing “artist series,” Dr.

The 51 Artists, Curators, Directors and Dealers Changing the Art World in 2018

Read, enjoy, and by all means, heartily disagree with the choices we’ve made. If there wasn’t debate, it wouldn’t be be art, would it?
Steve McQueen’s Next Project: Thousands of School Photographs

Steve McQueen’s Next Project: Thousands of School Photographs

Steve McQueen at Tate Britain in London on Tuesday. “I just wanted to reflect back on a certain point in my life where things changed and things churned,” he said.
Van Gogh’s Perennial Appeal

Van Gogh’s Perennial Appeal

A self portrait by Vincent van Gogh from 1889.
Van Gogh’s Perennial Appeal

Van Gogh’s Perennial Appeal

A self portrait by Vincent van Gogh from 1889.
Fire sale Britain: Mike Nelson on why he turned the Tate into a big salvage yard

Fire sale Britain: Mike Nelson on why he turned the Tate into a big salvage yard

The artist scoured asset-stripping websites for the things British companies toss out as they close. He relives his six-month journey into a country in declineMike Nelson is feeling his age. He’s
Tate art galleries will no longer accept donations from the Sackler family

Tate art galleries will no longer accept donations from the Sackler family

The Sacklers own Purdue Pharma, the company behind OxyContin, which is under fire amid the opioid epidemicThe Tate group of British art galleries has announced that it will no longer accept any gifts
Tate Galleries Will Refuse Sackler Money Because of Opioid Links

Tate Galleries Will Refuse Sackler Money Because of Opioid Links

The Tate Modern in London. The Tate galleries will no longer accept contributions connected to the Sackler family because of its links to opioid production.
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