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Winter Quarter (Jan/Feb/Mar) 2021 Online Features

Introduction

On Art and Social Media:
An Interview with Doug Aitken

NATHAN WORCESTER talks to artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken about Instagram, the history of the moving image, and more.

"Never Still in the Wind":
An Interview with Gary Justis
NEIL GOODMAN interviews fellow sculptor Gary Justis as they reflect on Gary’s half-century career as a tech-focused artist

Three Artists Engage with
Digital Technology

K.A. LETTS shows us how 3 young artists are critically engaging with digital technology and the Internet.

Computational Curating:
Tech Meets Object
KELLI WOOD interviews two Duke University professors who are using scientific imaging to explore new forms of artistic curation.

Autumn Quarter (Oct./Nov./Dec.) 2020 Online Features

Art Redistributed?

Introduction

Money Moves for the Alternative Art World
NATO THOMPSON offers his clear-eyed view on fine art and money, pointing to the D.C. hardcore scene as a model for alternative systems.

Art Handler Confidential
An anonymous art handler tells all, shining a light on exploitation, inequality, and greed in the industry.

The Money Power and Art
DIANE THODOS critiques neoliberalism, explaining how current economic realities have undermined progress in the visual arts.

The Murals of Łódź
Poland's city of  Łódź is replete with murals that have been installed as public art, not as political propaganda.

Nine Lives: Remembering
Paul Klein

On Paul Klein's Death in October, Neil Goodman recalls his career as a galleryist and mentor.

Essay'd: A New Model for Art Writing
An arts writing project that aims to provide cultural context and critical coverage through "cultural crowd-sourcing."

Artists and COVID-19 Part III
Jessica Campblell, and Carlos Flores discuss their experiences during the pandemic.

Jessican Campbell    Carlos Flores

   

Summer Quarter (Jul./Aug./Sep.) 2020 Online Features

Art and Politics

The Art of the Black Lives Matter Movement
BLM related street and wall murrals from around the country.

It Can Happen Here
Stephen Eisenman and artist Sue Coe examine the similarities between Germany in the 1930s and today's political atmosphere.

Have You Given Up Hope for a Cure?

Paul Moreno recounts the history of art by the artist collective Gran Fury in conjunction with ACT UP in the AIDS protest movement of the 1980s and '90s.

In Tennessee, Art Itself is Protest

Kelli Wood examines the response of Tennesee artists to the current political turmoil.

Iconoclasm Then and Now

Tom Noble analyzes iconoclasm since the eighth century and how it has been expressed in art.

Oakwood Memorial
A look at the memorial for Confed-erate prisoners of war that died at Fort Douglas during the Civil War.

Artists and COVID-19 Part II
Stevie Hanley, and Patric McCoy discuss their experiences during the pandemic.

Stevie Hanley             Patric McCoy

   

March/April 2020

RE-figuration

Spring Quarter (April/May/June) 2021 Features

Outside In

Introduction

Da Region
NEIL GOODMAN explores the Northwest Indiana art scene.
TO COME

Sculpture Milwaukee 2021
DANIELLE PASSWATER looks at the evolution of this sculpture show.
TO COME

Water Street Studios
MICHEL SÉGARD visits this thriving artists' complex in Batavia Illinois.
TO COME

Passings
Remembering two Chicago art world luminaries, Karl Wirsum and Helmut Yahn. TO COME

 

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