Animal Sculpture Trophies – Nick Mackman Animal Sculpture

I’ve been making animal sculpture trophies for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition since 1998. This year was to be very different from...

Eric Fischl’s Privileged Bubble

Eric Fischl, who is in his early 70s, belongs to the generation of male Neo-Expressionist painters that emerged in New York in the...

Ray Charles and Gene Simmons at Asbury Park – The Artsology Blog

The last time I visited Asbury Park to enjoy the beach, I noticed these two concert posters on the side of the Asbury...

History According to the Comic Book

There are vast literatures on the authoritarian crackdown in Tiananmen Square; the American invasion of Afghanistan; Black life in America; and recent Gay...

Mourning the Death of the American Dream

Lizania Cruz’s Obituaries of the American Dream: 1931-2020, commissioned for El Museo del Barrio’s ESTAMOS BIEN: LA TRIENAL 20/21 (all images courtesy of...

Drive Along Sunset Boulevard With Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha, from Sunset Blvd (1966) (Streets of Los Angeles Archive, the Getty Research Institute, 2012.M.1. © Ed Ruscha)Since the mid-1960s, Los Angeles...

Forensic Architecture Release an Investigation of the Beirut Port Explosion

On August 4, a devastating blast shook Lebanon’s capital city of Beirut, killing over 200 people and wounding over 6,500. The massive explosion,...

A New, Feminist Translation of Beowulf

Do we need another Beowulf? Hasn’t our culture had enough of muscular Nordic warriors flinging themselves into battle and generously dispensing loot to...

Back in NYC, seeing old friends – The Artsology Blog

I was back in Manhattan yesterday for the first time in months, and went to see the current shows of Peter Saul and...

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