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Post image for Damien Hirst Is Building a Batcave Beneath His Historic London Mansion

Damien “World’s Richest Living Artist” Hirst is expanding his historic home facing London’s tony Regent’s Park, though you won’t notice much of a change at street level.

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Post image for This Coat for Syrian Refugees Can Also Serve as a Sleeping Bag or Tent

To aid the displaced, a group of 10 students at London’s Royal College of Art have designed what they call the Syrian Refugee Wearable Shelter.

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Post image for B&H Photo’s Warehouse Workers in Manhattan Join Campaign to End Discriminatory Practices

Discriminatory labor practices, safety risks, verbal abuse, and personal humiliation — these allegations are among the many that workers at B&H Photo Video’s Midtown Manhattan store are making against the nation’s largest non-chain photo and video retailer.

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Post image for Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair Returns February 11–14

Printed Matter presents the fourth annual LA Art Book Fair (LAABF), from February 11–14, 2016, at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.

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Post image for Are You Sitting Down? Meet Archelis, the Wearable Chair of the Future

Archelis, a futuristic new “wearable chair” by Japan’s Hiroaki Nishimura Design, provides workers with a healthy middle ground between deadly all-day sitting and tiring all-day standing.

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Post image for Ai Weiwei’s Photo Reenacting a Child Refugee’s Death Should Not Exist

I see this image and I wonder.

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Post image for New Hieronymus Bosch Painting Discovered in Kansas City

The largest Hieronymus Bosch exhibition ever organized, set to open in two weeks in the Dutch master’s hometown in the Netherlands, will now be even bigger.

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Post image for Artists Buy Trump Campaign Bus on Craigslist, Turn It Into Anti-Trump Art Project

Late last year David Gleeson and Mary Mihelic, cofounders of politically minded art collective T. Rutt, learned via Rachel Maddow that a Donald Trump campaign bus was up for sale on Craigslist in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Post image for Singapore’s New National Gallery Dubiously Rewrites Southeast Asian Art History

SINGAPORE — The National Gallery Singapore (NGS) opened on November 25, 2015 — a high point in Singapore’s year-round celebrations of 50 years as an independent nation.

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A Many-Splendored Ode to the Dodo

by John Yau on January 31, 2016

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Absurdity and loneliness embrace each other in David Beck’s diminutive, meticulously detailed dioramas.

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