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Sterling Ruby Embeds Neon Orange Monolith into Coachella Valley’s Desert Landscape

LOS Angeles-based artist Sterling Ruby has created ‘SPECTER’ — a neon orange monolith which appears as an apparent on in the desert. In realizing the composition of the artwork, Ruby wanted to create an optical illusion, as though something had been erased from the...

DISAPPEARING ACTS

Bruce Nauman Reappears: Pay Attention, lets us see with clarity where the artist stands and why he is pertinent to our wrenching moment. If art isn’t about life and death, and the emotions and ethics that surround them, what is it about? Style? Taste? Auction results?...

“Oh, aghast, demoralised, scared, disgusted, and a whole host of other things, it goes on … ”

Neon warrior Jenny Holzer on America today. From school shootings to #MeToo and outrage at Trump, Jenny Holzer has spent her life battling injustice. As the Tate focuses on eight pivotal moments, the artist looks back at an eventful career Jenny Holzer, now the...

teamLab | チームラボ

“teamLab: Dance! Art Exhibition, Learn & Play! Future Park” is a large-scale exhibition that is designed to stimulate people’s creativity and collaborative minds with a form of Future Park. Combining art exhibitions and futuristic amusement park, this exhibition...

The Artists at the Top of the Billionaires

Joseph Kosuth, the American conceptual artist has plenty of stories to tell – but when it comes to the meaning of art, he’s serious. Joseph Kosuth’s Self-Defined Object (Orange), 1966. Photograph: Zan Wimberley/Joseph Kosuth and Anna Schwartz Gallery Joseph Kosuth was...

Best Ready Mix Concrete

Marfa, TX. Donald Judd’s 15 untitled works in concrete were the first to be installed at the museum. The twenty-five centimeter thick concrete slabs from which the works were constructed were poured, fabricated and assembled on site – the open field on the eastern...

Real Player

Steven Spielberg debuted footage from “Ready Player One” at San Diego Comic-Con. The new video features characters from “Lord of the Rings,” “Back to the Future,” “Iron Giant,” and “Nightmare on Elm Street” while introducing fans to protagonist Parzival, played by Tye...

Chen Wei Recreates China’s Neon-Lit 90s Clubs

  The artist imagines the dancefloors where rebels, thinkers and creatives got together. “While they were once the realm of intellectuals and artists as a place to exchange ideas, nightclubs are no longer radical spaces,” says Chen Wei of the scene in China. Such...

LIGHT FANTASTIC

Minimalism thrives in New York's Hamptons. In the idyllic and also more than slightly insane seaside town of East Hampton, New York, just a mile away from waves crashing on to sandy shores and a rustic windmill that has turned in ocean air since 1806, austere...

The Spoils

Cate Blanchett's face is warped, changed and rearranged in the haunting new video for Massive Attack's "The Spoils," featuring Hope Sandoval. Directed by John Hillcoat, the clip features Blanchett's head rotating against a black background as Sandoval's lithe voice...

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