Allison Meier

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The two oldest known and unopened time capsules were unsealed last week, one in New York and the other in Boston.

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Art in Odd Places 2014: FREE

This year, Art in Odd Places (AiOP) considered value, public space, and freedom along 14th Street, from the Avenue C Con Edison station to the High Line, even dipping into the Hudson River.

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Garden of Unearthly Delights at the Japan Society

The beauty and hell of utopia and dystopia is the subject of Japan Society’s Garden of Unearthly Delights, which opened today in Manhattan.

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Pleistocene cave art from Sulawesi, Indonesia

New dating of rock art in Indonesia shows that at the same time stampedes of bulls and horses were appearing in the Ardèche caves in France, similar art was being made in the Pacific region.

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Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera by Robert Shore

Photography as medium is not dead, but you can argue it is in a contemporary state of flux.

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Post image for An Excursion to the Past as You’ve Never Imagined It

With a mission to show that the past wasn’t always as we now envision it to be, Chris Wild’s Retronaut has been compiling curiosities of vintage photography and other archives online.

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Fifty Shrinks by Sebastian Zimmermann

“In contrast to other medical specialists’ offices with their practical equipment of examining tables and rolling tools, the therapist’s work space has few obvious demands beyond seating for clinician and patient,” psychiatrist and photographer Sebastian Zimmermann writes in an introduction to Fifty Shrinks.

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Hong Kong's neon heritage

Glass tubes twisted into typography and pictorial designs have hummed on the streets of Hong Kong since the 1950s.

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David Lynch: The Unified Field continues at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts until January 11, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Before summoning unsettling images of horror out of the American everyday on film, David Lynch was a visual art student at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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Post image for From Amazon Warrior to Angel of Mercy: The Many Faces of the Nurse

Whether angel on the battlefield or vixen of the hospital ward, the depiction of the nurse has changed over time to reflect different perceptions on gender, health, and medicine.

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