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Faith Holland’s Speculative Fetishism and Digital Self-Care

2018-01-14T00:18:24+00:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

“Best viewed without underwear,” reads the vinyl on the wall as you walk into the gallery. Below the text is a fishbowl full of what looks like other people’s underthings, left or “donated” to the exhibition. This is by no means a command, rather a “completely consensual suggestion,” says artist Faith Holland. Which is an [...]

Rachel Frank Answers 5 Questions

2018-01-14T00:18:26+00:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|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 Rachel Frank.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? My work uses sculpture, video, and performance to explore the [...]

Rebecca Kaufman Answers 5 Questions

2018-01-14T00:21:30+00:00November 14th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|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 Rebecca Kaufman.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? I am trying to communicate a re-evaluation of perception using [...]

“Good Art Always Gives”: Alvaro Barrington’s Generous First Solo at PS1

2018-01-14T00:21:44+00:00November 12th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

Brooklyn-based artist Alvaro Barrington views Marcus Garvey as “an abstract avatar...like a saint or a north star of some sort.” It’s one of the things that drew him to London, where he attended the Slade School of Fine Art for graduate school in 2015—and where I befriended him. He describes his time there as a [...]

Gregory Eddi Jones Answers 5 Questions

2018-01-14T00:21:46+00:00November 12th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|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 Gregory Eddi Jones.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? I generally manipulate appropriated images to critique the politics [...]

Under the Radar: Jill Pauline Smith | Will Peck | Janna Dyk

2018-01-14T00:21:48+00:00November 12th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|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 [...]

Wednesday Web Artist of the Week: Tom Galle

2018-01-14T00:21:50+00:00November 12th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

Belgian-born, New York-based Tom Galle is the epitome of the contemporary web artist. His work is saturated with the very essence of hyper-digital nowness. He has created an online persona that is at once supremely infatuated with and deeply questioning of the profound impact that the internet has had on all of our bodies and [...]

The End of Food and the Art World

2018-01-14T00:21:52+00:00November 12th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

Catastrophic hurricanes, unprecedented flooding, and constant record-breaking highs and lows make it hard to ignore the very real changes occurring as a result of global warming. David Wallace-Wells’ popular New York Magazine July cover story details worst-case scenarios that break down exactly how our day-to-day living could be affected. Wallace-Wells claims most of the “anxiety [...]

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