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Hyperallergic’s horoscopes offer astrological advice for artists and art types, in art terms, every month.

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DETROIT — Within media culture, male-dominated environments are presented as the norm, despite the fact that men only comprise roughly half the population.

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VENICE — On Wednesday the Gulf Labor Coalition held the first in a series of four panels it is organizing as part of the 2015 Venice Biennale.

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A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on July 31, 2015

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Artist studios in Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, and Ohio.

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Setting aside the allegorical females and fictional heroines like Lewis Carroll’s Alice, who are the historic women honored in New York’s public statuary?

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Sum of the Arts

by Allison Meier on July 31, 2015

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Height (in feet) of the rogue wave depicted in Katsushika Hokusai’s famed “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” (c.1830–32) = 32–39

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In 1915, during World War I, the printing company Wills & Hepworth began publishing “pure and healthy literature” for children marked with a ladybird logo, giving rise to the London-based publishing company now known as Ladybird Books.

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STYKKISHÓLMUR, Iceland — It’s hard to miss Vatnasafn, or the Library of Water, if you know what you’re looking for.

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Post image for Rebirth of Stagnant San Diego Art Institute Riles Some of Its Members

Since taking the reins at the San Diego Art Institute in March 2014, Ginger Shulick Porcella has thoroughly revamped the nonprofit art space, increasing its visibility, diversifying its programming, and drawing praise from everyone with a stake in the local art scene — well, almost everyone.

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Across the five boroughs, quiet pockets of public green space offer a taste of culture outdoors.

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