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Winter Quarter (Jan/Feb/Mar) 2021 Online Features
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
K.A. LETTS shows us how 3 young artists are critically engaging with digital technology and the Internet.
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
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.
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."
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.
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.
Kelli Wood examines the response of Tennesee artists to the current political turmoil.
Tom Noble analyzes iconoclasm since the eighth century and how it has been expressed in art.
Spring Quarter (April/May/June) 2021 Features
NEIL GOODMAN explores the Northwest Indiana art scene.
Water Street Studios
MICHEL SÉGARD visits this thriving artists' complex in Batavia Illinois.
Remembering two Chicago art world luminaries, Karl Wirsum and Helmut Yahn. TO COME
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