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Hyperallergic launches #ArtTalk Series in 2013 featuring Klaus Biesenbach, AA Bronson, Carlos Motta, & RoseLee Goldberg

Screen Shot 2013-10-29 at 10.51.50 AMThis last spring, Hyperallergic launched a new series of talks  in which leaders from the NY art world discuss their creative projects and endeavors in an open dialogue with readers. The series has so far included:

  • Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1, and Chief Curator at large at The Museum of Modern Art
  • AA Bronson, co-founder of General Idea, and artist Carlos Motta
  • RoseLee Goldberg, Founder & Director of Performa, and author of Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present

Klaus Biesenbach discussed Expo 1: New York, an exhibition that was largely a response to the devastating events of Hurricane Sandy. Artists AA Bronson and Carlos Motta presented on ‘The Body, Spirit, Sex, Community, Magic and the Other’. The pair discussed the role of eroticism and sensuality in art, with Bronson modestly ruminating on the fact that his practice continues to inspire successive generations of artists. At the most recent talk, RoseLee Goldberg, discussed her passion for performance art, discussing both its history and evolution.

Held at The Bedford in Williamsburg, the reaction to the series was overwhelming, with tickets to all three events sold out in advance. The event hashtag #ArtTalk invited it’s share of praise and humor. Following the popular success of Art Talk, Hyperallergic plans to continue and expand the series. So stay tuned for further announcements!

Hyperallergic Hosts World’s First Tumblr Art Symposium


On March 9, 2013, Hyperallergic and Tumblr joined forces to present “The World’s First Tumblr Art Symposium.”

This project, which was part discussion and part exhibition, explored the fast-evolving artistic landscape of Tumblr, one of the world’s leading social media and blogging platforms. The World’s First Tumblr Art Symposium builds on Hyperallergic’s active public discussion about the relationship of social media and art that began with its landmark 2010 exhibition#TheSocialGraph (, which broke new ground in its exploration of art on social media.

Registration for the event sold out within 24 hours and was featured on sites like Wired, Laughing SquidBrooklyn Magazine,, and many others. The event was a great end to New York’s upcoming Armory Week and a huge milestone for Hyperallergic, Tumblr and the art world.

Hyperallergic Presents Northside Art in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

This weekend Hyperallergic puts a spotlight on their home base of  North Brooklyn as co-presenters of Northside Art, the art segment of the 2012 Northside Festival.

Starting today, June 15th and continuing through the weekend, Northside Art will be taking over North Brooklyn.

The weekend starts off tonight with “Many Conversations”, a group exhibition of local north brooklyn artists, followed on Saturday with Williamsburg Walks, a platform that combines art, with participation from the community on Bedford Ave, and finally ends with the annual Northside Open Studios, where local artists from Greenpoint & Williamsburg open their studios to art enthusiasts and festival attendees.

Hyperallergic is proud to be a part of the largest art community in the world in North Brooklyn and this week they’ve put the spotlight on their own neighborhood in their weekly dose of the best spots to get your art kick in their weekly Art Rx picks.

In this week’s addition, Art RX: 2012 Northside Festival Edition, they highlight some of the best events, studios and art to see in the area, and feature the extensive street art the area is known for hosting. Don’t miss the official map where Hyperallergic highlights their favorite Street Art Spots in North Brooklyn including a special Williamsburg Faile Tour.

Find out more about the Art at Northside Festival on Hyperallergic.