The SLAC homepage in 1996

Now you can go back to where the World Wide Web started in the United States with the country’s first website. Launched in December of 1991, the website for the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory had little more than text and a few links.

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Post image for Elementary and Simple: Christopher Williams at MoMA

“The art context is one of the few places where speculative thought and disinterested observation can still happen,” the artist and Kunstakademie Düsseldorf professor Christopher Williams has said. This is a useful delusion.

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Mario Merz,

LONDON — Among the few Italian contemporary art movements that made a mark on the international scene in 20th century, Arte Povera is probably the most interesting.

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Post image for Assessing the Gender Gap in Architecture

Here’s your daily dose of gender gap reality: although more women seem to be going into architecture, parity between the sexes remains far off in the field.

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Post image for Freestyling Animals and Signifying Rappers

LOS ANGELES — Behind every face there is a mask. In Ray Anthony Barrett’s solo exhibition Word is Bond at Diane Rosenstein Fine Arts in Hollywood, the artist investigates American cultural identities through the use of anthropomorphized masks.

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NYU Steinhardt’s programs in Art Education offer a unique opportunity to consider the arts and education through the lenses of contemporary artistic practice, social activism, and critical pedagogy.

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An upcoming sale at Christie’s London titled “Buy or Bid” will allow patrons to purchase lots at a fixed price, the auction house announced in a release.

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Andre Levy coin painting of Divine

Talk about cultural currency! The Sao Paulo-born, Frankfurt-based artist and designer Andre Levy has earned himself a huge online following and an exhibition at Stew Gallery in Norwich, England with his project Tales You Lose, for which he turns the portraits of monarchs and political heroes adorning coins into images of pop culture icons.

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News

A Town Is Not a Museum, Appeals Court Rules

by Allison Meier on October 30, 2014

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In settling the dispute of where one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century is buried, a ruling last week declared that a town can’t be treated like a museum.

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Museums

Basquiat in the American South

by John d'Addario on October 30, 2014

Jean-Michel Basquiat,

NEW ORLEANS — To see Basquiat and the Bayou, the “exhibition within an exhibition” that by general consensus is the must-see component of the sprawling Prospect.3: Notes for Now biennial triennial that opened in New Orleans on October 25, you need to make your way to the top floor of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in the city’s Warehouse Arts District.

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