Politics

SEE // The Invisible Man
Lane Nevares |
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Liu Bolin’s work is a testament to his courage and determination under cultural and political constraints.

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SEE // The Real/Unreal Afghanistan // Francis Alÿs
Jason-Louise Graham |
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Eleven years later, are the children in Alÿs’s film still alive?

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BUY // Weiwei-isms // Ai Weiwei
Jarrett Moran |

“No outdoor sports can be more elegant than throwing stones at autocracy; no melees can be more exciting than those in cyberspace.”

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BUY // Furniture That Sticks It to the Tax Man
Jarrett Moran |
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The definition of art is up for grabs in most contexts, but one place it isn’t is tax law.

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SEE // Roberto Matta Meets Street Art
Sarah Bondoc |
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From Chilean socialism to a Queens-bound A train.

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SEE // Where to Follow the Election
Jarrett Moran |
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Waiting anxiously for the returns to come in is better with company, so here are a few ideas.

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KNOW / / Where the United Nations Used to Be
Sola Agustsson |
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A cultural center takes over from the United Nations.

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SEE // This Land Is Whose Land? // Jonathan Horowitz
Sarah Bondoc |
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The presidential election is quickly approaching, and even the art world has something to bring to the debate.

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BUY // How About THESE Family Values?
Jarrett Moran |
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What is a family? One old lady? Fifteen fruit trees and a big cactus garden?

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KNOW // What the Hell Is Laibach All About?
Jarrett Moran |
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Industrial rock band, political art collective, muse to philosopher Slavoj Žižek.

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KNOW // The World's Greatest Art Market Is Faking It
Cameron Meade |
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Industry experts suggest that China’s art market is being used as a front for bribery.

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KNOW // Art Inspiration for the Republican National Convention
Manish Vora |
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These artworks exemplify some of the issues, discussions, and characters of the Republican National Convention.

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