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Around 22,000 images from collections on 25 authors are now available through the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas.

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Post image for Palestinian Artist’s Rainbow Mural on the West Bank Wall Has Unintended Consequences

Artist Khaled Jarrar is no stranger to controversy.

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Post image for Astrological Aesthetics: July 2015 Horoscopes

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

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Post image for Yoko Ono’s ‘Morning Peace’ Turns Dawn into a Work of Art

LOS ANGELES — It was still dark when I set off on the uncrowded freeway, the few other people on the road either partiers coming home late or workers on their way to the early shift.

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Artists from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington, and the UK.

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Sum of the Arts

by Allison Meier on July 3, 2015

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Est. amount (in US$) collectors spent at contemporary, modern, postwar, and Impressionist art auction in first 6 mo. of 2015 = 3,700,000,000

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Post image for Mapping the Most Expensive Artworks Sold by Country

A new series of maps created by howmuch.net attempts to look at art valuation based on country of origin.

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Post image for Fact-Checking the Smithsonian’s Koch-Funded Climate Change Exhibition

WASHINGTON, DC — Last month’s demonstrations outside the National Museum of Natural History might not have prompted the public outcry activists had hoped for, but the claim that David Koch’s relationship to the museum impacts the content of their Human Origins exhibition deserves consideration.

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Post image for Dispelling the Victorian Myth of the Fallen Woman

At the same time that they cast her to the margins of society, Victorian England was obsessed with the “fallen woman,” who had lost her virtue to sex, alcohol, or some other vice.

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Post image for Happy Canada Day! How Much Do You Know About Canadian Art History?

Do you love Canada? Prove it by taking our special Canada Day art quiz.

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