• The spectacular 1932 photograph “Lunch atop a Skyscraper (New York Construction Workers Lunching on a Crossbeam),” which shows a row of construction workers taking their lunch break on a steel beam high above Manhattan, is celebrating its 80th anniversary by being outed as a staged photo.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 11:30 PM EST
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  • In 2004, British artist Paul Huxley made the first of several visits to China and was immediately taken by the bold formalised versions of Chinese characters used on public signs everywhere.

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  • A Russian man has claimed responsibility for scrawling graffiti on a mural by modern American master Mark Rothko at London's Tate Modern museum.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2012, 1:00 PM EST
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  • Painting by 17th-century Flemish artist depicting a bearded Brussels magistrate was brought to the show by an English priest who bought it in an antiques shop for $660.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 30, 2013, 12:22 AM EST
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  • Basim Magdy, "They Endorsed Collective Failure as the Dawn of a New Renaissance," 2013 (detail)

    From slide projections to an ongoing series of captioned images, what ties Egyptian artist Basim Magdy’s work together is narrative.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 22, 2014, 3:45 AM EST
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  • Carrie Mae Weems

    Through documentary photographs, conceptual installations, and videos, Carrie Mae Weems is known for raising difficult questions about the American experience.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 23, 2014, 4:58 AM EST
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  • Ichwan Noor's Beetlesphere at Art: 1 by Mondercor Gallery, at Art Basel Hong Kong 2013.

    Building on its strong first year in 2013, Art Basel in Hong Kong is returning in May with a strong program that includes for the first time a Film section.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 24, 2014, 5:00 PM EST
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  • Joshua Chuang

    The Center for Creative Photography recently named Joshua Chuang chief curator, a position he’ll assume in April.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 27, 2014, 3:41 AM EST
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