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For the next two years, a constellation built by human hands over the ruins of a Hudson River castle is mingling with the stars.

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Post image for Dissident Artist Convinces Russian Detective to Quit His Job

A Russian police investigator interrogates a detained political artist, with the end result being that the detective — his eyes opened to the state’s abuses of power — renounces his badge.

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Post image for Contemporary Artists Create a New Kind of Order at the Barnes Foundation

PHILADELPHIA — It’s an illuminating mental exercise to ponder: what if Dr. Albert C. Barnes, the pharmaceutical tycoon and physician who assembled an unmatched collection of Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings in Philadelphia, was actually an installation artist before his time?

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ArtRx NYC

by Jillian Steinhauer on July 28, 2015

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This week NYC offers lots of opportunities to travel without going very far.

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In researching her new art project, Fiona Tan discovered an odd pamphlet advertising “The Exhibition of Jonah, the Giant Whale caught off Trondheim, Norway.”

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According to Bloomberg, Citigroup is hoping to prevent losses by teaching the heirs of its wealthiest bank customers how to invest in art.

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Post image for Between Now and Nowhere: A Performance Dissects Reality

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — In an age where our attention often frays and never lingers, it is rare to find something that holds it unwaveringly for 60 minutes.

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Post image for Real Estate Developers Sue Oakland Over New Public Art Ordinance

Real estate developers are suing the city of Oakland over a new law that requires them to set aside funds to commission and install public art in new residential and commercial buildings.

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Post image for Swiss City Grooms for First Nude Public Performance Art Festival

On August 21, the world’s first official, naked public performance art festival will occur in the streets of Biel, Switzerland, featuring projects from 18 international artists.

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CHICAGO — It is the duality of indigo’s beauty and its intimate connection with human degradation that artist Jovencio de la Paz explores in his current exhibition of batik works.

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