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Photos: CityWay Garage Graffiti

The English artist’s 16 pieces at the CityWay parking garages were commissioned with his finely-dressed alternate persona, “the Vandal,” letting him speak his mind through the character’s works, some of them elaborate pieces (called “burners” in graffiti-artist parlance).

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Photos: Ai Weiwei Exhibit Now Open at IMA

Ai’s works—more than 30—are on display in the world-famous artist’s exhibit, titled Ai Weiwei: According to What?

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Weiwei Out There: Chinese Artist Breaks into the IMA

Asian-art scholar and curator Britta Erickson explains that, for many years, Ai worked with found objects—a photo he took of his head after an instance of police brutality, for example, or a pile of porcelain crabs that represents the Chinese government’s efforts to bring him into the fold.

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The Hoosierist: Butt of the Joke

Q: Recent surveys place Indiana among the fattest states and high on the list for smoking. Are there any surveys that rank the state high for something good?

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Live Studio Audience: Watching Artists at Work

Today, the creative types who carry on his legacy are bound together in more than spirit: They have organized a self-guided studio tour known as

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Hello, Old Paint: Visiting the Studio of a Famous Hoosier Painter

When T.C. Steele, granddaddy of the original artists’ community of Brown County, first took his new wife there, he warned her not to put

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Indianapolis Art Center's Summer Exhibit Opens

If you braved the heat a month ago at the 42nd Broad Ripple Art Fair, you probably remember cooling off indoors and wandering around one of the Indianapolis Art Center’s spacious, white-walled galleries. This month through August 5, you need not be hard-pressed for a reason to come back.

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'Snapshot' Exhibit Comes to IMA

The Indianapolis Museum of Art has a new exhibit highlighting the influence of photography on Post-Impressionist painters. “Snapshot” combines paintings and photos with information on the photographic technology available at the time to the seven artists featured.

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TURF Talk: A Hidden Super Bowl Gem

If you haven’t yet been to see TURF: IDADA Art Pavilion, make the trip to 202 N. Alabama St. before Super Sunday draws to a close. It’s possible that the Super Bowl won’t be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for Naptowers after all, but stepping into a 1930s-era séance probably will be.

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Super Bowl Official Poster Unveiled

The official poster for Super Bowl XLVI was revealed last night in the Conrad hotel’s west foyer. The artwork depicts the Soldiers and Sailors Monument’s iconic Victory statue bursting up and out of a football, with a kinetic explosion of starry confetti and Lucas Oil Stadium as a backdrop.

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Modern Family: The Miller Home

The only details left uncovered are the homeowners’ identities and the whereabouts of the house itself. The mystery location of the house did little to stem the tide of attention for it.

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