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SkyMall Kitties

May 17, 2017 | Veronica Roberts

During the run of Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser, we are sharing short essays from the exhibition catalogue, featuring great contributions from a dream team of writers that includes everyone from an animal behaviorist to a psychoanalyst. This week, it’s Josh Siegel, the MoMA film curator and possible fellow member of the secret Cat Appreciation Society, on SkyMall…

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The Genealogy of the Supermarket

May 17, 2017 | Veronica Roberts

An exciting new exhibition just opened at the Blanton! Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser explores approximately ten major bodies of work by celebrated Brooklyn-based artist Nina Katchadourian (b. 1968), including video, photography, sculpture, sound art, and a live performance. Every week, we’ll be sharing essays from the exhibition catalogue, including contributions from everyone from an animal behaviorist to…

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Accent Elimination

April 25, 2017 | Veronica Roberts

The Blanton’s exhibition Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser explores approximately ten major bodies of work by celebrated Brooklyn-based artist Nina Katchadourian (b. 1968), including video, photography, sculpture, sound art, and a live performance. During the run of the show, we’ll be sharing essays from the exhibition catalogue, including contributions from everyone from an animal behaviorist to a psychoanalyst. In…

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Jack Whitten Awarded 2015 National Medal of Arts

September 22, 2016 | Veronica Roberts

Today, on Thursday September 22, President Barack Obama will present artist Jack Whitten with a 2015 National Medal of Arts. Whitten is being honored for “remaking the American canvas,” alongside other distinguished honorees such as Philip Glass and Sandra Cisneros. When the announcement was made last week, I felt elated. We were fortunate to host Jack…

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