Omaha’s Joslyn Art Museum Reveals Expansion Plans

The Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska, announced that it tapped the Norwegian architectural firm Snøhetta to lead a major expansion project that will add new galleries and spaces for educational

Original source: https://www.artforum.com/news/omaha-s-joslyn-art-museum-reveals-expansion-plans-77252

Yasumasa Morimura

For over thirty years, Yasumasa Morimura has been practicing tactics of appropriation to enact embodied challenges-one might say glitches-to the canon of Western art history. “|https://www.japansociety.org/ego-obscura|Ego

Original source: https://www.artforum.com/interviews/yasumasa-morimura-on-the-empty-center-of-identity-77255

Studio Museum in Harlem Awards $50,000 Wein Prize to Diedrick Brackens

Diedrick Brackens has been named as the winner of the Studio Museum in Harlem’s 2018 Joyce Alexander Wein Prize, a $50,000 award that honors the artistic achievements of African American artists who

Original source: https://www.artforum.com/news/studio-museum-in-harlem-awards-50-000-wein-prize-to-diedrick-brackens-77251

Brooklyn’s Signal Gallery to Close

Signal is |http://ssiiggnnaall.com/|closing|, the Bushwick­-based gallery announced on its website. It staged the first solo or New York-based exhibitions for Sable Elyse Smith, Sophie Hirsch, Rachel

Original source: https://www.artforum.com/news/brooklyn-s-signal-gallery-to-close-77272

Krista Franklin

Krista Franklin’s modular wall mural “…to take root among the stars”, 2016–, functions like the naming of constellations. It takes the potential for making meaning from the celestial realm and applies

Original source: https://www.artforum.com/picks/krista-franklin-77062

Deedee Cheriel Offers New Spiritual Paintings in ‘Cosmic Connections’

Deedee Cheriel’s new paintings, offering explorations of connectedness and spirituality, are part of a current show at KP Projects in Los Angeles. The paintings in “Cosmic Connections,” often featuring human-animal hybrids, display scenes set against nature. Cheriel’s work was last seen on HiFructose.com here.

Original source: http://hifructose.com/2018/10/18/deedee-cheriel-offers-new-spiritual-paintings-in-cosmic-connections/

David Leitner’s Striking Figurative Work


Austrian artist David Leitner’s stirring work takes him across the world, whether it’s in murals, illustrations, or stirring drawings that react to his surroundings. In his black, graphical line drawings, the artist’s cascading figures make use of neighboring contours and abstractions.

Original source: http://hifructose.com/2018/10/19/david-leitners-striking-figurative-work/

Artist Spotlight: Abhishek Joshi

Trippy portraits by Abhishek Joshi. Part of an ongoing exploration of refraction in his photographic and design work. Having worn glasses since the age of 4, the series sees Joshi’s psychedelic introspection into his own relationship with refraction as it relates to his vision. See more from “Optical Delusions” below.

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Abhishek Joshi’s Website

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Original source: https://www.booooooom.com/2018/10/19/artist-spotlight-abhishek-joshi/

Booooooom TV Best of the Week: Music Videos, Short Films & Animation

Original source: https://www.booooooom.com/2018/10/19/booooooom-tv-best-of-the-week-music-videos-short-films-animation-7/

Booooooom x Society6 Passion Projects: Mikayla Whitmore

Original source: https://www.booooooom.com/2018/10/19/passion-mikayla-whitmore/