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Weekend Words: Sweat

by Weekend Editors on January 25, 2015

Edgar Degas,

On Tuesday, Hyperallergic’s Benjamin Sutton reported that a civil court in Antwerp has convicted Luc Tuymans of copyright infringement for appropriating an image by photojournalist Katrijn Van Giel for his painting, “A Belgian Politician” (2011).

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Weekend Words: Separation

by Weekend Editors on January 18, 2015

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This week, amNewYork reported on a recent study from the University of Missouri investigating smartphone separation anxiety.

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Weekend Words: Police

by Weekend Editors on January 11, 2015

Frans Hals, “Banquet of the Officers of the St George Civic Guard” (1616)

This week, it came to light that the tensions between the New York City police force and Mayor Bill de Blasio may be resulting in fewer arrest and virtually no tickets.

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Weekend Words: Extra

by Weekend Editors on January 10, 2015

Aegidius Sadeler II, “Venus Receiving Gifts” (n.d)

It’s been an extra-chilly week in New York, just the time for an Extra Edition of Weekend Words.

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Weekend Words: Fifteen

by Weekend Editors on January 4, 2015

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All best wishes for 2015.

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Weekend Words: Play

by Weekend Editors on December 28, 2014

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A scientist at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has strung together nearly 200 PlayStation 3 video game consoles to create a low-cost supercomputer, the perfect thing to simulate two black holes slamming into each other.

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Weekend Words: Island

by Weekend Editors on December 21, 2014

Ambrosius Holbein,

It only took a half-century, but this week the United States restored diplomatic relations with the island nation 90 miles off its shoreline.

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Weekend Words: Red

by Weekend Editors on December 14, 2014

Jacopo Pontormo,

This week, attention returned to the red planet, where the robotic rover Curiosity sent back evidence of long-vanished rivers and lakes — and potentially life — on Mars.

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Weekend Words: Tree

by Weekend Editors on December 7, 2014

Cesare da Sesto,

This week, The New York Times cheerfully reported on “the leafing of New York”: the cityscape transformed by hundreds of thousands of trees planted over the past few decades.

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Weekend Words: Climb

by Weekend Editors on November 30, 2014

Caspar David Friedrich,

Recently, Cliff Bar announced the termination of its sponsorship of five professional rock climbers.

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