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Aug 19

#TalkBackTuesday

Got something to share? It’s Talk Back Tuesday, our weekly showcase for artwork submissions. Submit work here, making sure you include the artist’s name/your name, the work’s title, and the year it was made.

Any asks you have can go here. Thank you to everyone for their submissions, as well as their follows, their likes, their reblogs!

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Aug 18

(via Artists and Families Draw Attention to Death on the Roads of NYC)
Earlier this month the New York City sites of 12 pedestrian or bicyclist fatalities by cars were memorialized with stencils of wings and roses. The initiative from the street action organization Right of Way with Families for Safe Streets employs art as an awareness instigator for street traffic deaths.
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(via Artists and Families Draw Attention to Death on the Roads of NYC)

Earlier this month the New York City sites of 12 pedestrian or bicyclist fatalities by cars were memorialized with stencils of wings and roses. The initiative from the street action organization Right of Way with Families for Safe Streets employs art as an awareness instigator for street traffic deaths.

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(via Kandinsky’s Cosmic Consciousness)
MILWAUKEE — In the foreword to the exhibition catalogue, Bernard Blistene and Alain Seban of the Centre Pompidou, Paris, glue together a new retrospective on Wassily Kandinsky with two words: “intrinsic coherence.”
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(via Kandinsky’s Cosmic Consciousness)

MILWAUKEE — In the foreword to the exhibition catalogue, Bernard Blistene and Alain Seban of the Centre Pompidou, Paris, glue together a new retrospective on Wassily Kandinsky with two words: “intrinsic coherence.”

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(via A 20th-Century Kiowa Photographer Whose Work Shows Tradition in Transition)
For five decades at the beginning of the 20th century, Horace Poolaw photographed a Kiowa community in flux. In black and white, he captured a rare insider’s view of daily tribal life in Oklahoma from the 1920s to 1960s, when the reservations were receding and modernization was embedding in the new state.
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(via A 20th-Century Kiowa Photographer Whose Work Shows Tradition in Transition)

For five decades at the beginning of the 20th century, Horace Poolaw photographed a Kiowa community in flux. In black and white, he captured a rare insider’s view of daily tribal life in Oklahoma from the 1920s to 1960s, when the reservations were receding and modernization was embedding in the new state.

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(via Required Reading)
This week, photography’s truth, the media’s numbness to torture, the clock of the Met Museum, mass art, a photo no one would publish, mistakes in Medieval English architecture, and more.
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(via Required Reading)

This week, photography’s truth, the media’s numbness to torture, the clock of the Met Museum, mass art, a photo no one would publish, mistakes in Medieval English architecture, and more.

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Sometimes the stuff on Colossal just wows us … the latest color-coded photos by Emily Blincoe are a case in point. (via Color Coded Food and Flowers Photographed by Emily Blincoe | Colossal)

Sometimes the stuff on Colossal just wows us … the latest color-coded photos by Emily Blincoe are a case in point. (via Color Coded Food and Flowers Photographed by Emily Blincoe | Colossal)

(via Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons and the Culture of Hyperbole)
[Kenneth] Turan’s phrase “the culture of hyperbole” struck a chord. As a poet and art critic, it is impossible to ignore the reams of exaggeration I am bombarded with on a daily basis, from blurbs attesting to the gorgeous mastery to be found in a young poet’s first book to the unrivaled brilliance to be encountered in an artist’s most recent exhibition.
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(via Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons and the Culture of Hyperbole)

[Kenneth] Turan’s phrase “the culture of hyperbole” struck a chord. As a poet and art critic, it is impossible to ignore the reams of exaggeration I am bombarded with on a daily basis, from blurbs attesting to the gorgeous mastery to be found in a young poet’s first book to the unrivaled brilliance to be encountered in an artist’s most recent exhibition.

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