Allison Meier

Post image for A Song That Will Outlive Us All

Longplayer is designed to play for a thousand years, which means the composition must outlast technology and catastrophes, and be carried on by generations not yet born.

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Post image for A Guide to the 19th-Century Artists’ Graves of New York City

Cemeteries are like indexes of a city’s history, listing the names of its deceased from famous to forgotten in an endless litany.

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Post image for From Camera Clubs to Syphilis: The WPA’s Practical, Modernist Posters

From 1936 to 1943, around 2,000 posters were created as part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

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Post image for Singapore’s Huge National Gallery Will Open with Pompidou and Circumstance

The largest public collection of modern Southeast Asian art is opening this October, and the institution that will house it just announced a collaborative exhibition with the Centre Pompidou in 2016.

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Post image for South Street Seaport Added to List of Most Endangered Sites in the US

The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced its 11 Most Endangered Historic Places today, including sites across the United States threatened by development, demolition, or decay.

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Post image for Manhattan’s Last Natural Vista Will Be Protected

The unbroken vista of cliffs and trees on the New Jersey Palisades will be preserved after LG Electronics agreed to redesign their headquarters in a settlement with conservation groups.

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Post image for European Copyright Reform Could Restrict Photography in Public Spaces

Restrictions on photographing or filming copyrighted art, architecture, or other objects in public might get stricter in the European Union.

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Post image for Publisher of Small-Format Comics Gives Emerging Authors a Big Break

At just 24 pages, each comic in British publisher Nobrow’s 17×23 series is designed to be an accessible gateway for readers to discover emerging authors, and for those authors to create what is often their first print publication.

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Post image for Bringing New York City’s Underpasses Out of the Shadows and into Public Space

Over 700 miles of underdeveloped space are in the shadows of New York City’s elevated highways and rails.

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Post image for The Madcap Masonry of Clinker Bricks

With twisted, charred shapes distended in chaotic lines, clinker brick looks like the deranged work of a madman.

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