Post image for Goblins, Ghosts, and Ghouls in Japanese Prints

If you want to hear a terrifying ghost story this Halloween, look to Japan.

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Post image for The Politics of Prisons: Ai Weiwei at Alcatraz

SAN FRANCISCO — Stepping into a dingy and suffocatingly small cell, you’re immersed in an intense soundscape of horns and the chanting of Tibetan monks. It’s overwhelming, and as the noise builds and bounces around the cold cement room, you wonder if this is akin to the feeling of being trapped inside the space for days on end.

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Articles

A View from the Easel

by Philip A Hartigan on October 30, 2014

Artist studios in Arkansas, California, Maryland, Oregon, and Germany.

Artist studios in Arkansas, California, Maryland, Oregon, and Germany.

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The SLAC homepage in 1996

Now you can go back to where the World Wide Web started in the United States with the country’s first website. Launched in December of 1991, the website for the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory had little more than text and a few links.

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Post image for Elementary and Simple: Christopher Williams at MoMA

“The art context is one of the few places where speculative thought and disinterested observation can still happen,” the artist and Kunstakademie Düsseldorf professor Christopher Williams has said. This is a useful delusion.

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Mario Merz,

LONDON — Among the few Italian contemporary art movements that made a mark on the international scene in 20th century, Arte Povera is probably the most interesting.

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Post image for Assessing the Gender Gap in Architecture

Here’s your daily dose of gender gap reality: although more women seem to be going into architecture, parity between the sexes remains far off in the field.

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Post image for Freestyling Animals and Signifying Rappers

LOS ANGELES — Behind every face there is a mask. In Ray Anthony Barrett’s solo exhibition Word is Bond at Diane Rosenstein Fine Arts in Hollywood, the artist investigates American cultural identities through the use of anthropomorphized masks.

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NYU Steinhardt’s programs in Art Education offer a unique opportunity to consider the arts and education through the lenses of contemporary artistic practice, social activism, and critical pedagogy.

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Post image for Christie’s Goes Prix Fixe with eBay Pricing Model

An upcoming sale at Christie’s London titled “Buy or Bid” will allow patrons to purchase lots at a fixed price, the auction house announced in a release.

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