“Single Point Perspective: A New Series”
This essay connects a piece of art to the Jerry Sandusky case, and underscores just how relevant art can be to news and our perception of the world.
“The Art of the Flame-Out”
83-year-old Yayoi Kusama’s retrospective just opened at the Whitney Museum of American Art. This article gives an overview of the history of her early politically-charged pieces to her current, more commercial works.
“Art History with Labor: Working in the Art World Sucks”
The Bruce High Quality Foundation created a 50-minute video about the history of greed and corruption and how that relates to art and philosophy. The video’s structure is based on Martin Luther’s 95 Theses. Despite its length, the video is most certainly worth watching. It raises concerns about patronage in the art world. This seems particularly relevant because the video is currently showing at the Lever House, which is owned by real estate mogul Aby Rosen, whose net worth is around $4.5 billion.
“n+1 Research: Call for Participants”
The n+1 Research Collective is conducting a study on pornography, for which they are seeking (completely anonymous) interview subjects. It sounds like a fantastic project! Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested in getting involved.
“My Chuck Close Problem”
Excellent personal essay about copyright law in the digital age