Art, so often used by developers to mask the violence of displacement, can instead be used to resist gentrification
As Palestinian history is erased, its archive becomes a nomadic war machine
The "failed" counterfeit challenges the secure core of value itself, making the legitimacy of the “true” object suspect.
Elizabeth Peyton’s painting uses the tropes of amateur fan art to tame the fluidity of queer desire
Memorial altars in Los Angeles offer resistance to the digital
The rise of cartoon imagery in contemporary art mirrors the ways capitalism has made us all malleable
The story of rap, art, and money doesn’t and can’t end with white people getting ahold of it
With Bystander, Liz Magic Laser seems to tell us that news media is unreliable, irrelevant and preys on our emotions. But the intended audience for whom this might be startling is hard to imagine.
A scene performed in tandem with an algorithmic trading model created by a Blackstone group investment banker
Since 1932, the Whitney Biennial has been a crib sheet for the market trends of contemporary art in the United States. These are the Cliffs Notes to the guide
With art that hopes to go too far, who gets to ask for forgiveness instead of permission?
How artist Ana Mendieta is unremembered
The .art generic top-level domain threatens to undermine the gallery system — if curators don't get it first
Ryan Trecartin's films defamiliarize contemporary culture without casting explicit judgment
The appropriation art of Chad Wys
In an online milieu where everyone markets themselves, net artists have made selling out its own medium