October 13, 2021

Art News

Cloaked in Red and Blue Light, St. Peter’s Basilica Morphs into a Cyberpunk Dreamscape

All images © Aishy, shared with permission In the aptly named Red Lights: Vatican series, Angers, France-based photographer Aishy transforms St. Peter’s Basilica into a strange, illuminated space that more closely resembles a sci-fi universe than stately church. The altered perspective, which Aishy achieved with Adobe Lightroom, casts red and blue hues on the iconic

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Tyler Mitchell

Appearing in Tyler Mitchell’s solo exhibitions “Dreaming in Real Time” and “I Can Make You Feel Good,” which unfold across both of this gallery’s Chelsea spaces, is the photograph Riverside Scene (all

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Reversing a Trump Order, President Biden Has Reinstated Federal Protection for Two Natural Landmarks in the Utah Desert

President Biden has restored environmental protections for two landmarks in Utah’s red-rock desert, Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante, effectively reversing former President Donald Trump’s decision to reduce the sizes of the sites in 2017. Under Biden’s executive order, 1.87 million acres around Grand Staircase-Escalante are once again protected by federal law, reestablishing the domain

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Warhammer-Inspired Playground Discovered in The Heart of Russia

When I was a kid, I couldn’t even dream of seeing such figures in person. But a certain sculptor has made dreams come true. These fantasy and nightmarish figures were discovered in a small village in the heart of Russia. Locals say that they are sometimes exhibited in local museums. h/t: pikabu

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‘You Have to Experience It in the Radical Present’: How Anicka Yi’s Ultra-Sensorial Tate Commission Resists the Age of Instagram Art

In the aftermath of Kara Walker’s monumental fountain, Carsten Holler’s playground of slides, and Olafur Eliasson’s unforgettable indoor weather project, I had certain expectations for Tate Modern’s latest Turbine Hall commission, which opened yesterday. But the U.S. artist Anicka Yi, who has been tapped for the annual project, has a more subtle flavor than her

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Adam and Eve

Desided to bring a little bit of lyrics into the world of kybertechnique. The title of this picture does not refer us to the biblical story, but expans the horizons of the future.

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Member Spotlight: Morgan Ritter

Public Art Exhibitions & Collections Coordinator Morgan Ritter is an artist, poet, and arts worker, and has been responsible for the care of art and arts spaces for 14 years within many of Portland, Oregon’s nonprofit arts institutions. Morgan joined the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) in 2019 and her personal art practice includes

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