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Walead Beshty: 2008 Whitney Biennial

2008 Whitney Biennial artist Walead Beshty discusses his photographs of the former Iraqi embassy to the former East Germany (two nations that no longer exist) and the complex ideas behind them. He also explains why his glass sculptures have acquired multiple cracks and fissures.

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A 30-second online art project:
Ryan Kuo, Hateful Little Thing

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