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BOSTON — In “Inextinguishable Fire,” a digital video by Cassils, the artist assumes the aspect of a martyr while being enveloped by flames.

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We love Philadelphia! So, on Saturday, October 22, we’re organizing an art-filled day trip from NYC to visit the ICA Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), and Fabric Workshop and Museum to take in three must-see shows this season.

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Post image for A Leader of Attacks on Timbuktu Shrines Convicted of War Crime

In a historic decision today, the International Criminal Court convicted an individual who destroyed cultural heritage of committing a war crime.

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Post image for Crank That! A Dutch Museum Devoted to Musical Clocks and Self-Playing Instruments

UTRECHT, The Netherlands — Right off the city’s main commercial thoroughfare, where bicycles zoom past with a clinking sound, is one of the Netherlands’ most surprising treasures, the Museum Speelklok (or Museum of Musical Clocks).

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Events

ArtRx LA

by Matt Stromberg on September 27, 2016

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LOS ANGELES — This week, an exhibition opens on an overlooked Bay Area arts movement, a show in an abandoned hospital explores what it means to be human, Mexican artist Mónica Mayer lectures on feminist art, and more.

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Post image for A Lesbian Artist Who Painted Her Circle of Women at the Turn of the 20th Century

WASHINGTON, DC — Tucked into a far corner of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, an exhibit showcases the extensive career of artist Romaine Brooks, a turn-of-the-20th-century icon who’s since been largely forgotten by the mainstream.

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Post image for The Southeast Asian Artists Who Searched for a Regional Identity After Colonialism

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — For far too long, and to this day, Southeast Asia has been aestheticized, largely by the French, as a means to advance the role of the colonizer.

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Post image for Mark Bradford’s Paintings Bring Out the Politics in Clyfford Still’s

BUFFALO — Many published interviews with the contemporary artist Mark Bradford focus on his youth and the geography of Los Angeles, but not his conversation with Abstract Expressionism.

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Post image for Your Concise Guide to the 2016 Bushwick Open Studios

The weather is cool, cafés are selling pumpkin-flavored treats, and it’s time for Bushwick Open Studios! Yes, that sounds weird, but it’s the new reality.

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Articles

Duchamp’s Spinning Optical Experiments

by Claire Voon on September 26, 2016

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In 1935, Marcel Duchamp set up a booth at the Concours Lépine, a French fair for inventors promoting their latest gadgets that still occurs to this day.

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