The World of Music Video Is Finally Adopting Restoration Efforts

Despite the steady pace of restoration work in film, the music video as a form has been slow to reap the same rewards. But a shift seems to be happening, with high-definition and 4K transfers being made for well-known videos. Many of these facelifts can be tied to anniversaries. The rabbit hole of financial motivations … Read more

“Art for the Future” Gauges Potential of Artist-Led Political Efforts –

Greg Sholette’s Insurrection (1984/2021) involves a short text repeatedly silkscreened on four adjacent panels that remain half-concealed under a lush thicket of synthetic flora native to Latin America. The phrase is from an 1858 treatise by archaeologist and onetime United States chargé d’affaires in Central America EG Squier, who promoted the white supremacist ideology of … Read more

Support Critical Aid Efforts in Ukraine With These Art Fundraisers

Karol Radziszewski, “Lesya Ukrainka” (2022) (courtesy of the artist and the Graphics Flower Shop) The war in Ukraine is growing more atrocious by the day, with Russian forces aiming bombs and missiles at civilians. Yesterday, airstrikes hit a theater sheltering hundreds of displaced families in the besieged city of Mariupol, the latest in a concerning … Read more