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In his online Craftsy class, The Art & Science of Perspective, artist and architectural illustrator Jeff DiCicco helps students unlock the ability to depict scenes as they appear in the world around us.

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Detroit Institute of Arts

A recent appraisal commissioned by Art Capital Group claims that the Detroit Institute of Arts collection is worth significantly more than previously found by both Christie’s and Artvest Partners, the two firms that had previously evaluated the collection in connection with the city of Detroit’s bankruptcy proceedings.

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Last week, the research center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts announced that an archaeological expedition led by Ivan Sprajc has uncovered the remains of two Maya cities, Lagunita and Tamchen.

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Goodbye summer. And hello peepers.

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2014 Governors Island Art Fair

4heads presents the Seventh Annual Governors Island Art Fair (GIAF) starting Saturday, September 6 and continuing every Saturday and Sunday in September.

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Detail of Aliaa Magda Elmahdy and Femen's IS photo protest

Egyptian feminist activist Aliaa Magda Elmahdy made a statement against the Islamic State (IS) this past weekend with the release of an explicit photograph on her Facebook page.

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John Kearney

CHICAGO — Two weeks ago, news began to spread of the death of John Kearney, a fixture in the Chicago art world for more than seven decades. He was 89 years old.

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Robert Heinecken,

The first work one encounters in Robert Heinecken: Object Matter, the Museum of Modern Art’s (MoMA) retrospective of the renowned “para-photographer,” is a 1965 piece entitled “Visual Poem/About the Sexual Education of a Young Girl.”

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Li Xianting at police station

The 11th Beijing Independent Film Festival was not held last weekend as planned. The modest but increasingly vital festival, a rare incubator for a burgeoning Chinese independent film scene, was shut down on Saturday, August 23, by government authorities, the Associated Press reported.

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Self-published, cheaply-made, and disseminated after running through copy machines, zines — short for “fanzine” — have existed as simple and cost-effective creative soapboxes. Zines+ and the World of ABC No Rio, a current exhibition at the Center for Book Arts, presents publications from the archives of ABC No Rio, the art and activism collective founded on the Lower East Side in 1980.

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