Mary Mattingly is an artist based in New York. In preparation for a burial of her belongings, she is currently writing obituaries at Own-It.us. Mattingly is getting ready to launch a partially submerged home, WetLand, on the Delaware River in Philadelphia.
Notes From a Future, after an unstoppable progression towards one art world extreme and a necessary alternative.
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Visitors to the Ai Weiwei retrospective at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D. C. are offered two varied forms of learning additional information: a traditionally produced hardcover book ($39.95) and a double-stapled magazine format ($5).
Take a cue from Occupy Wall Street set up your tent in any privately owned public space.
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The title of Ana Mendieta: Traces, which catalogs her exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in London, indicates the protean wanderings, vagaries, and mutability found in her art, which inhabits an impermanent, profane, and connected body. The monograph details her better-known work, as well as rarely seen ephemera, notes, and letters which together present a complex view of her positions within feminism and the political sphere.