Category Archives: Biblioteka

Vive la bibliothèque…! France makes libraries a political priority

These days, when it seems like anything can be Google-searched, it is important to remember one very important thing: Not everything can be Google-searched. To that end, while the recent discovery of  a 1,300 year-old Mayan inscription may have let … Continue reading

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“Laying Bare the Device”: The Return of Rosalind Krauss

In November 2011, MIT Press published the latest from esteemed art historian and founder of October Rosalind Krauss, whose recent health issues had sparked much concern among her adherents. Under Blue Cup takes Krauss’ aneurysm as a framework to examine … Continue reading

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Moscow indulges a little non/fiction

There is still time to catch the 13th installment of non/fiction, Moscow’s cutting edge book fair, now through Sunday at the Central House of Artists. This year’s program features almost 300 different participants, with a focus on Spain. Openspace.ru, one … Continue reading

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Banking on Ideas?

In the wake of this week’s disastrous eviction of Occupy Wall Street (for a video recap, check out Chto Delat’s blog), the art world has taken many different responses (that is, the section of the art world that wasn’t too … Continue reading

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Library Science at Artspace

Artspace, the New Haven nonprofit, is working together with nearby institutions including Yale, to present Library Science, an exhibition and film program dedicated to bibliophilia, in its most creative expressions. According to the press release: The desire to collect information … Continue reading

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Book Launch for Valery Chtak’s Bits of Truth

Baibakov Art Projects is proud to join Paperworks Gallery in announcing the publication of Valery Chtak‘s Bits of Truth, a 165-page, full color catalogue celebrating the work of one of Moscow’s most adamant individuals. The format spikes images of Chtak’s … Continue reading

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Painting Between the Lines at the Wattis Institute, San Francisco

Fresh off of the Istanbul Biennale, curator Jens Hoffmann offers up another imaginative exhibition concept: With Painting Between The Lines, the CCA Wattis Institute will continue its investigation into the relationship between literature and art by commissioning 14 contemporary artists to create … Continue reading

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