An exhibition called “Robota,” by artist Matthew Angelo Harrison, has gone up at MIT and will be displayed there until July 24. Harrison creates sculptures and installations, exploring the themes of colonialism, capitalism, and racism, “while subtly addressing the aspects of … Continued
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‘Raymond Boisjoly: The Explanatory Void’ and ‘Matthew Angelo Harrison: Robota’ at MIT List Visual Center for the Arts.
This show is a marvel of art and science in which the artist literally draws you into his web to share his love of spiders, even allowing you to experience what it is like being one.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are taking a more fundamental approach, exploring the music of the building blocks of life and how they interact in harmonious ways.
The work of the Korean-American artist Anicka Yi takes in science, microbial activity and air-carried markers of identity, amongst other things. The perfect pick, then, for Tate Modern’s first Turbine Hall commission (officially the ‘Hyundai Commission’) since Covid closed operations.
Trained as an illustrator at the Rhode Island School of Design (2013), Cindy Ji Hye Kim came to painting a few years later, during her MFA at Yale University School of Art (2016).
For “The Land Claim” at the Parrish Art Museum, she digs deep into the suppressed stories of communities of color in the Hamptons.
Venice Biennale curator Hashim Sarkis: ‘We are exploring the same subjects that led to the pandemic’
The curator of Venice Biennale of Architecture says this year’s event examines our relationship with the planet and each other
A celebration of architecture focuses on how, together, we can live now.
The pandemic has “re-imagined how we can exhibit” says Venice Architecture Biennale curator Hashim Sarkis
The Venice Architecture Biennale opens this week. Installing it during the pandemic has forced participants to work in a more collaborative and sustainable way in line with the event’s key themes, according to curator Hashim Sarkis.
The 17th Venice Architecture Biennale operates on several different registers, requiring the visitor to keep pace with thematic leaps and intellectual vaults, analytical flybys, and prescriptive tunneling. Asking the question “How will we live together?”
Calendar mention with video footage of Ritchie’s film.
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have turned spider webs into music — creating an eerie soundtrack that could help them better understand how the arachnids spin their complex creations and even how they communicate.
Spiders rely on the vibrations in their webs to perceive their environment, and now we can hear their mysterious music.
Spiders don’t have great eyesight.
An Interview With Ken Urban By Hayley Finn
For decades, Tishan Hsu ’73, MAR ’75 has explored the ever more salient relationship between technology and the human body.
In the early 1980s, the painter, sculptor, and all-around technological savant Tishan Hsu ’73, MAR ’75 landed a night job as a “word processor” at a Wall Street law firm.
Just a few months ago, an art opening involved a jam-packed room of patrons standing shoulder-to-shoulder in a gallery, nibbling on crudités with one hand while balancing a glass of wine in the other.
The drawings and video included in George’s first institutional solo exhibition, which was scheduled to open at the MIT List Visual Arts Center this month, stem from an effort to unpack these childhood experiences through art.
If the purpose of museums is to reflect on our reality, can virtual reality interpretation add a new and valuable dimension?
Where to go and what to see for your spring design fix.
The show, called “Colored People Time,” dives into questions of race, colonization, and reparations.
When artist Christine Sun Kim performed the national anthem in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, she hoped it would give the Asian Deaf community some comfort to see someone like her on national TV.
If you didn’t catch California-born, Berlin-based artist Christine Sun Kim’s work at the Whitney Biennial last year, and if you didn’t make it to the Museum of Modern Art’s first major exhibition of sound in 2013, then you likely first … Continued