In Brief

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Next month, Converse will team up with the Andy Warhol Foundation to create this.

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What would you do if you accidentally broke one of the world’s most valuable relics?

Glue it back together? Quickly? Before anyone noticed?

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If we’re so fed up with the performativity that accompanies technological advances in photography, why don’t we just trash our iPhones and revert to real Polaroids?

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Post image for Street Artist Sues Developer for Using His Mural to Sell Condos

The street artist Craig Anthony Miller is suing the real estate developer Toll Brothers for using a mural he painted in Dumbo, Brooklyn, to market a nearby condo development.

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The painter Luc Tuymans has been convicted of plagiarism over a portrait of the Belgian politician Jean-Marie Dedecker.

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Three suspected members of an art forgery ring were arrested in the Spanish cities of Zaragoza and Tarragona, El Pais reported.

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In Brief

See What the Artworks See

by Becca Rothfeld on January 16, 2015

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As museumgoers, we’re used to looking at art, but a new project from filmmaker and artist Masashi Kawamura inverses the traditional relationship of viewer to artwork.

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According to a recent study, artistic creativity is more attractive to potential mates practical creativity.

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Post image for As It Prepares to Relocate, Whitney Museum Expands Online Database from 700 to 21,000 Works

Projects like “Exhibition on the Screen” wed the democratization of art with the preservation of its sense of immediacy — and allow those who cannot afford to travel to cities like New York or London, much less live in them, to share in the arts.

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Next month, educators at close to 100 schools across the country will pilot new national art standards for education.

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