Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Refashioning the Kimono, from Fine Art to Pop Culture

Evening coat (approx. 1913), by Amy Linker, silk satin and silk crepe with bead embroidery (Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute, © the...

The Soulful Standouts Amid the Fanfare of Frieze LA

The Paramount Studios backlot, where Frieze Special Projects were installed, like Hannah Greely’s “High and Dry” (2019) (photo by Elisa Wouk Almino/Hyperallergic)LOS ANGELES...

Placing Art in Hotel Rooms Can Yield Genuinely Surprising Results

Dan Finsel and Kaari Upson presented by Michael Benevento (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)LOS ANGELES — After a morning of uncharacteristically...

LA’s First Spring/Break Art Show Had Plenty of Creative Spirit

Patrons walk in and out the Spring/Break Art Show’s stalls as night falls. (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)LOS ANGELES — Braving...

The Stunning Images Nominated for the 2019 World Press Photo Contest

Brent Stirton, “Akashinga – the Brave Ones” (2018): Petronella Chigumbura (30), a member of an all-female anti-poaching unit called Akashinga, participates in stealth...

Making Art from Architecture in Mexico City

Installation view of Pabellón de las Escaleras, presented by guadalajara90210 (all photos by Rubén Garay)MEXICO CITY — Long before being dubbed “the new Berlin,” Mexico...

In SoCal, Artists Foster Roving, Alternative Spaces in Face of Change

Barker Hanger (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)LOS ANGELES —  This past weekend the Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro played...

The Glamour of 1950s Senegal in Photographs

“Tante Kata/Angelique” (c. 1961), taken in Dakar by Roger DaSilva. All images courtesy the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.The Republic of Senegal is...

From Domestic to Introspective, Highlights From Gowanus Open Studios 2019

The studio of Hermann Mejia at Spaceworks during Gowanus Open Studios (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)This year’s Gowanus Open Studios was...

Signs and Banners From the 2019 Protests in Downtown Beirut

Protesters in Beirut have occupied the central square of the city since last Thursday, October 17. (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)BEIRUT...
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