Allison Meier

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In his monograph Pyramid, published by Toluca Éditions, photographer Pablo López Luz explores the pre-Columbian influence on modernist architecture in Mexico.

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Post image for Printing a Poem on an Orchard’s Apples

The apples in Seattle’s Piper’s Orchard will ripen this summer and fall with words from a 26-section poem printed on their skin.

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Sum of the Arts

by Allison Meier on August 28, 2015

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Years Botticelli fell out of fashion after his death in 1510 = 250

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Post image for Praise the Lord! The World’s Oldest Bible Goes on Display at the British Museum

For only its second time on loan, the earliest known Bible is going on view this October at the British Museum.

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Post image for A New Afterlife for Cemeteries: Training Future Preservationists

The sprawling 19th-century cemeteries whose monuments and mausoleums dot the United States are often short on hands to preserve their heritage.

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Post image for Write the Stories of Thousands of Found Polaroids

In the 1970s and ’80s the Polaroid instant camera quickly captured family moments and delivered the images on the spot.

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Post image for California Academy of Sciences Will Divest from Fossil Fuels

In response to environmental groups demanding science and natural history museums cut funding connected with the fossil fuel industry, San Francisco’s California Academy of Sciences says it will.

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Post image for A Midcentury Manhattan Mosaic Returns to Public View

A midcentury mosaic forgotten for years beneath metal paneling on a Midtown Manhattan office building is now restored and on permanent public view.

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Post image for A Lifetime of Sketchbooks from Postwar Painter Richard Diebenkorn

Bay Area artist Richard Diebenkorn kept sketchbooks for his entire career; they served as a sort of nomadic studio where he experimented with visuals that bridged figurative and abstract ideas.

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Sum of the Arts

by Allison Meier on August 21, 2015

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Miles messages can travel in Turkey’s old whistling language = 3

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