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Astrological Aesthetics: March 2015 Horoscopes

by The Editors on February 27, 2015

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Welcome to Hyperallergic’s new horoscopes — offering astrological advice for artists and art types, in art terms, every month.

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Post image for ISIS Destroys Mosul Museum Collection and Ancient Assyrian Statues [UPDATED]

A video released on Thursday by ISIS shows members of the terrorist organization destroying ancient Assyrian artifacts at the Mosul Museum and the nearby Nineveh archaeological site.

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There have been 237 confirmed violations against artistic freedom around the world in 2014, according to a new report by FreeMuse.

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The Many Faces of Suzy Lake

by Catherine Kustanczy on February 26, 2015

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TORONTO — Artist Suzy Lake is many women at once in her work, but in life, she is a singular, deeply influential artist who began exploring the constructed nature of femininity and identity before Cindy Sherman ever donned a wig or set of buck teeth.

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The elusive street artist Banksy has released a two-minute video featuring his new art works in Gaza which highlight the plight of the area’s 1.8 million Palestinian residents.

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The Complex Tale of Vietnamese Modernism

by Ellen Pearlman on February 25, 2015

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Vietnamese contemporary art has received a fair amount of press recently and that’s a good thing. However, most Vietnamese artists who are reviewed either studied abroad or have had the opportunity to travel abroad, or grew up outside of Vietnam before returning home.

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Today is the day! Hyperallergic has launched the first edition of our Art Library series with five titles by some of the innovators of art writing.

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