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Peddling Patriarchy, Profiting from Pain: The Art World’s Funding Problem

2018-02-06T03:05:07+00:00February 6th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

In October 2017, Esquire and the New Yorker published penetrating articles linking the Sackler family, known to most as patrons of the arts, with the growing opioid crisis in America. The unsympathetic accounts described a family whose empire was built on the aggressive marketing of painkillers, particularly OxyContin; a family that has for decades gone [...]

Doraelia Ruiz Answers 5 Questions

2018-02-06T03:04:52+00:00February 6th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

This is 5 Questions. Each week, we send five questions to an artist featured in Under the Radar, our weekly email highlighting the best art on the ArtSlant network. This week we seek answers from Doraelia Ruiz.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? Wow this question, for me, is really loaded. As an [...]

Genevieve Goffman Answers 5 Questions

2018-02-04T03:06:00+00:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

This is 5 Questions. Each week, we send five questions to an artist featured in Under the Radar, our weekly email highlighting the best art on the ArtSlant network. This week we seek answers from Genevieve Goffman.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? I demonstrate how narratives both outline the path of and [...]

Under the Radar: Emmanuel Monzon | Irina Raffo | FeiFan Zhang

2018-02-04T03:05:27+00:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

ArtSlant is an open Arts community with over 200,000 free, user-generated artist profiles. The support of our community is an essential part of our mission — from our magazine to our residency and prize. Every week our editors select the best artist profiles from under the radar. Follow your favorite artists to see new work [...]

City of Lights, City of Fonts

2018-02-04T03:04:57+00:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

“City of Lights, City of Fonts” is a blog and visual diary created by ArtSlant’s Georgia Fee Artist-in-Residence, Ali Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald will explore France’s evolving visual relationship to propaganda, looking deeply at aesthetics of nationalism and politicized otherness. With sketches, writing, and graphic vignettes, she will document fonts, signage, and France's history of drawing as activism.    Over the [...]

A Dog in the Fight: The Exploitation of Animals in Art

2018-02-04T03:04:42+00:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

We kill them, hunt them, destroy their habitats and communities, display them, wear, buy, use, and discard them. Occasionally we attempt to save them from what we've done. Animals are the original victims of helotry, oppressed and wherever possible forced into servitude in pursuit of humankind’s betterment. Our presumption of ownership, and mistreatment in the [...]

Lauren C. Sudbrink Answers 5 Questions

2018-01-23T03:05:07+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

This is 5 Questions. Each week, we send five questions to an artist featured in Under the Radar, our weekly email highlighting the best art on the ArtSlant network. This week we seek answers from Lauren C. Sudbrink.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? As an artist, musician, and performer my work is [...]

Nicole Ruggiero: Our Devices, Ourselves

2018-01-22T03:06:05+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

We run an online magazine, so of course, we’re interested in what’s happening with art on the web. Every other Wednesday online gallerist, founder, and curator of Digital Sweat Gallery, Christian Petersen, selects a Web Artist of the Week.   New York City artist and designer Nicole Ruggiero has her thumb on the pulse of popular, [...]

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