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A mysterious investigation against New York University (NYU) professor Andrew Ross and New York Times reporter Ariel Kaminer is underway, the Times reported.

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A project by artist Carlos Motta to interview and document the work of transgender and intersex activists recently went public, in the form of an online archive.

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In an open letter posted today, 39 scientists call for natural history and science museums to sever connections with climate change deniers.

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In a playful prank on some art viewers, a roughly €10 work of IKEA art was placed in the galleries of the Museum Arnhem in the Netherlands, where visitors bestowed praise on the impostor.

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The Dutch artist Rob van Koningsbruggen has been banned for life from the Stedelijk Museum after repeatedly threatening to relieve himself on works at the Amsterdam institution.

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Most museums across the US and Europe have had a difficult time handling the selfie onslaught.

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In a recent interview with the French design blog Clique, noted college dropout Kanye West claimed that he is “getting an honorary doctorate on May 5th from the Art Institute of Chicago.”

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Wanna Work for Damien Hirst?

by Benjamin Sutton on March 11, 2015

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Are you a photorealist painter? Are you looking for a full-time job? Are you based in (or willing to move to) London or Devon?

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Andy Warhol is one of those artists that many people love but few completely understand.

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Post image for Dubai Is Building a Museum of the Future

Robot dogs, humanoid giants, holograms, and laser lights. That’s what “the future” looks like, at least according to architectural renderings recently released by the United Arab Emirates for its impending Museum of the Future.

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