Post image for Curating for the Cure: Medical Facilities Embrace the Power of Art

WEST HARRISON, NY — As galleries and museums are for practical reasons limited to exhibitions of modest duration, alternatives are perennially sought by artists, often leading them to less than suitable locations like restaurants, offices, and corporate lobbies.

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Post image for New York Attorney General Is Investigating Cooper Union’s Finances

New York State’s Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, is investigating the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (CU), the Manhattan university that recently began charging students tuition after more than 150 years of operating as a full-scholarship school.

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Post image for Who’s Really to Blame for MoMA’s Björkgate?

On Tuesday, artnet News posted an article by Christian Viveros-Fauné with the attention-grabbing and self-explanatory title, “MoMA Curator Klaus Biesenbach Should Be Fired Over Björk Show Debacle.”

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Post image for Thierry de Duve Appointed 2015 Theorist in Residence for CalArts’ MA Aesthetics and Politics Program

Historian and philosopher Thierry de Duve is the 2015 Theorist in Residence for the MA Aesthetics and Politics Program at CalArts.

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Post image for Historic Photographs Recreated in Miniature

Since photography was first invented nearly 200 years ago, humans have gained an unprecedented visual understanding of their past.

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Post image for From Ancient Coins to Koons, the Arts Expenditures of the World’s 80 Richest People

FiveThirtyEight compiled a handy list of the world’s 80 richest people, including each person’s wealth, the country where they live, whether or not their money is self-made, and the sector in which they deal or work. What if there were another column, one for the arts?

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Post image for 365 Poetic Remembrances of the French Revolutionary Calendar

LONDON — The Scottish, London-based artist Ruth Ewan is being perfectly reasonable and polite when she says of the British monarchy: “It’s going to have to go at some point. Whether it’s through social struggle, or a natural event, they’re not going to be around forever.”

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Post image for Photographers Bring Home a Picture of Fukushima

One of art’s greatest functions might be the way it helps us share our common experiences, though those experiences are sometimes all too tragic.

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Post image for In an Artist’s Video Project, Getting to Know Trans and Intersex Activists

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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Events

ArtRx LA

by Matt Stromberg on March 24, 2015

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This week, there are two chances to see art in the desert, an evening of spiritualist mediumship, an internet chat room performance, and more.

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