Jillian Steinhauer

Post image for Worst.Press.Release.Ever: Luxury

Although we have yet to undertake a formal taxonomy of bad press releases, here at Hyperallergic we have discerned different kinds.

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Post image for Two Weeks Into Performance, Columbia Student Discusses the Weight of Her Mattress

Last Friday afternoon, nearly 100 students rallied at Columbia University to protest the school’s policy on sexual assault. They held signs, wore red tape over their mouths, and brought mattresses — almost a dozen, some of which had messages written on them in red tape.

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Post image for Museums Should Institute No-Photo Hour, British Arts Executive Suggests

One month after the big news that London’s National Gallery now allows visitors to take photographs, the head of Arts Council England has proposed that museums institute a special hour every day when picture-taking is banned.

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Post image for Long-Running Moscow Art Fair Canceled

A key Russian contemporary art fair has been canceled in its 18th year, and appears unlikely to return, The Art Newspaper reported.

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Post image for Archeologists Use Digital Underground Mapping to Discover the Landscape of Stonehenge

A massive experiment in virtual archeology has led to the mapping of 3,000 acres around Stonehenge, and with it the discovery of a host of new information about the area, including over a dozen previously unknown monuments, National Geographic reported.

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Post image for Art Basel and Kickstarter Team Up to Make Each Other Feel Good

Here’s a URL that launched this morning: artbasel.com/crowdfunding. Yes, indeed, friends! Art Basel, the art fair behemoth that rakes in millions of dollars annually, is now investing in crowdfunding. Happy day?

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Post image for A Small Protest Against a Public Street Turned Private in Queens

Did you know that, if you have enough money in New York City, you can buy a public street? OK, not buy, but lease one, for a really long time. That’s what Kaufman Astoria Studios did in Queens, and someone is not happy about it.

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Post image for Lack of Air-Conditioning Warps Raphael Painting at Rome Museum

In order to visit the Galleria Borghese in Rome, you must buy timed tickets online in advance.

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Post image for Marble Caryatids and Panel Discovered in Greece’s Largest Tomb

Archeologists have unearthed two lifelike caryatids and a large colored marble panel in a tomb in northern Greece — a find described by Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras as “extremely significant.”

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Post image for No, Leaked Nude Celebrity Photos Are Not Art [UPDATED]

In a shameless bid for attention and relevance, and probably money, Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) in St. Petersburg, Florida, has announced that it will show leaked nude images of actress Jennifer Lawrence and supermodel Kate Upton as appropriated artworks by an LA artist who goes by the name of XVALA.

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