Frontline story on Wikileaks

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By Malcolm Hearn in Cool Websites on Wednesday 21 September 2011

How much do I really understand about WikiLeaks? I love the PBS show Frontline and they have an interesting report about WikiLeaks that they put online. It poses some really interesting questions, check it out here.

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Albert Oehlen paintings

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By Malcolm Hearn in New Art on Monday 19 September 2011

One of my favorite artists is Albert Oehlen. How does he make the failure of painting seem so effortless? His tinkering with technology has allowed him to rebuild, with seemingly familiar tools, echoes of the worlds around us. The work can appear as lost as we are in our lives, cyber space, or whatever, while still being tethered to forces beyond our control.

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Chris Kraus films

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By Malcolm Hearn in New Art on Friday 16 September 2011

The writer Chris Kraus has an art show on right now in Brooklyn at Real Fine Arts. Her writing is really good so I was curious to see some old films of hers. She says they have nothing to do with her now, but that doesn’t matter. Things that we’ve done or parts of ourselves long past can still be celebrated.

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