Posts written by Amanda Ryan
Heather Dewey-Hagborg imagines a not-so-distant future in which police sketches are made using current DNA technology, and Paolo Cirio promotes activism with transmedia storytelling.
In celebration of the Fourth of July, here are a few artists who have used fireworks and explosions in their work, from drawing on walls to collaborating with research laboratories to creatively disposing of others’ artworks.
In the vein of Kehinde Wiley’s Renaissance-inspired paintings, Rineke Dijkstra creates monumental photos of ordinary people.
This week in NYC, author Jonathan Safran Foer fabricates a fictional artist for an exhibition, the Whitney Museum presents Sharon Hayes’ protest art, and the LUMEN Festival uses a mountain of salt as its backdrop. For more summer picks, check out ARTLOG’s Summer Art Guide.
This year, The LUMEN International Video and Performance Festival received an enormous gift— 150,000 tons of salt.