10 interesting links from around the Web #017

From my daily browsing and reading time, I selected ten links that I found interesting both in the cultural and digital realms (and at their intersection). As you will see, the subjects vary from Vivienne Westwood to Art World controversies, to the shows to see in 2023. This is a weekly feature, on every Monday. I hope you enjoy it.

  1. Here Are the 9 Biggest Art-World Controversies of 2022, From Climate Activists Attacking Masterworks to A.I. Replacing Artists
    So much outrage.
  2. The Year Music Reminded Us About the Beauty of Analog Life
    In 2022, the best albums were the ones that called people back out into the world.
  3. A Senior Citizen Stole a Jacket Artwork on Display at the Musée Picasso and Then Had a Tailor Alter It to Fit Her
    The culprit was caught when she went back to the museum.
  4. Bodybuilders is a new photography book that celebrates the malleability of the human body
    Photographer Alien showcases the artistry – make-up, prosthetics and more – behind UK drag culture in new book Bodybuilders
  5. Cecilia Vicuña: the artist reclaiming oppressed histories with vigour, resilience and love
    As Cecilia Vicuña opens her long-awaited Hyundai commission in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, (titled Brain Forest Quipu and on view until 16 April 2023), we revisit our recent interview with the Chilean artist, poet and activist
  6. Independent Artists Are Fighting Back Against A.I. Image Generators With Innovative Online Protests
    The image-sharing site ArtStation has become the latest flashpoint in the debate over A.I.-generated art.
  7. 10 Must-See Institutional Shows in 2023
    Leading institutions will open an abundance of vital exhibitions featuring both modern and contemporary artists in the coming year. From major retrospectives to landmark exhibitions, 2023 promises to be a sensational year for art.
  8. The 5 Art News Stories that Defined 2022
    Seoul arrived, despots were denounced, antisemitism resurged, NFTs imploded, and the climate continued to change. None of these were our top story in 2022.
  9. Venice Biennale 2022 gets eco accolade, winning carbon neutrality status
    Organisers of this year’s art and dance editions recycled exhibition materials and switched to renewable energy sources
  10. Punk fashion designer Vivienne Westwood dies aged 81
    English fashion designer and activist Vivienne Westwood, who was central to defining the aesthetic of the punk era, has passed away aged 81.

Image: photography by alien, from the book Bodybuilders

If, during your travels through the Wild Wild Web you find a link that catches your attention, let me know. I’ll take a look and, if I also find it interesting, it will make the following week’s list.

By | 2023-01-02T16:44:22+01:00 January 2nd, 2023|Culture, Digital|0 Comments

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