Post image for Explore a Surreal Performance Parody of Google Street View

Over the course of six weeks and with a cast of hundreds, a Belgian theater company seized control of over six miles of streets in the city of Mons to stage surreal spectacles including flying kayakers, crowds of angels, and a taxidermy deer transforming into a donkey.

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Post image for Art X Detroit Lives Up to the City’s Vibrant Cultural Life

DETROIT — Trying to notice the impact of the Kresge Foundation on the arts in Detroit is like a fish trying to notice water.

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Post image for Kenyan Government Denounces the Country’s Venice Biennale Pavilion

Outrage had been growing within Kenya’s artistic community ever since it was announced that only one Kenyan had been selected to represent the country at this year’s biennale.

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Post image for Humans Swallowed by the Extreme Geometry of Architecture

The work of Lebanese photographer Serge Najjar shows a striking mix of vibrant colors and stark architectural geometry.

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Post image for Using Fiction to Map the Emotional Geography of Victorian London

The Stanford Literary Lab has plotted quotes from over 700 19th-century authors who mentioned locations in London in order to compose concentrations of dread or happiness.

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Post image for From Calder to Kruger, the New Whitney Museum’s First Show

The inaugural exhibition at the new Whitney Museum is not perfect, but it is pretty damn good.

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Post image for From the Couches to the Conservation Labs, the Whitney Museum’s New Building

They say you don’t realize what you were missing until you get it. Well, New York City was missing a building for showing modern and contemporary art.

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Post image for An Opera Filmed at the Largest Particle Physics Lab in the World

A movie set amongst the machines of CERN, the world’s largest particle physics facility, considers how both art and science strive to understand the universe, and what it is to be human.

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Post image for Liberating the Anonymous Figures in Old Master Paintings

In the past year, obscure figures from master paintings in museums around the world have been moonlighting as street art, thanks to a project called Outings.

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Post image for The Anxieties of Landscape Painting

Often nature itself gets in the way.

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