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“I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,” William Shakespeare wrote in a stanza from A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Post image for California Artists Address Coast-to-Coast Political Struggles

What goes West must always return East because New York is still the center of the American art market.

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Post image for Why I Don’t Buy the Premise of Christoph Büchel’s Icelandic Mosque Pavilion

I’ve been hesitant to embrace Christoph Büchel’s project for the Icelandic Pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale from the beginning.

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The Bank of England has announced that a visual artist will grace the new £20 bill.

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Art Movements

by Tiernan Morgan on May 22, 2015

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This week in art news: A mural was unveiled to coincide with Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum, New York’s City Council passed a bill that requires open hearings on public art projects, and the FBI published a (heavily redacted) selection of its files on Buckminster Fuller.

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Post image for New French Report Zooms In on Field of Photography

Anecdotally, most people would probably agree that photography has changed more dramatically over the last 15 years than any other sector of visual art.

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Post image for Welcome the Participants for the Superscript Blog Mentorship

We’re very excited to introduce you to the three writers who will be joining us at Superscript.

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Post image for The 2015 NY Art Book Fair Is Now Accepting Exhibitor Applications

Deadline for applications is May 31, 2015.

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BOGOTÁ, Colombia — For those who can’t travel to the Vatican, a photographic series by Massimo Listro offers a chance to wander imaginatively through its halls.

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Post image for A Film Portrait of the “Doomsday Vault” that Guards Our Agricultural Biodiversity

On a Norwegian island 810 miles south of the North Pole is a safety net for an agricultural crisis.

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