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Decoding Public Art in City Hall Park

by Allison Meier on August 26, 2016

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Between the four speakers of Chris Watson’s “Ring Angels,” the fluttering of a thousand wings fills a corner of City Hall Park.

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Exhuming Edinburgh’s Hidden Stories

by Karen Gardiner on August 23, 2016

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EDINBURGH — “Scotland is a canny nation when it comes to remembering and forgetting,” wrote the poet Jackie Kay.

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It starts with the title: Outdoor Art. Simple, straightforward, you might think.

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New York City has over 1,000 monuments across the five boroughs, and the new NYC Public Art Map and Guide plots them on an interactive map

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Jersey City officials have painted over a contentious artwork that the city’s public arts program commissioned, prompting calls to tighten what critics view as a highly ambiguous, if not essentially nonexistent, citywide public arts policy.

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CLEVELAND — It may come as no surprise that the Republicans who gathered here for the Republican National Convention put forth a political platform that many considered to be anti-woman.

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Post image for Rachel Whiteread’s Concrete Cabin Awaits Discovery in the Governors Island Hills

British artist Rachel Whiteread and curator Tom Eccles discussed both the Unabomber and Henry David Thoreau’s Walden in considering the form and isolation of the American cabin.

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Last Thursday, a monumental statue of Mary Seacole was unveiled in London.

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A City Where Trees Tweet

by Ben Valentine on July 6, 2016

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The 2010s have settled into their own, and now even the trees get their own hashtag campaigns and Twitter handles.

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Post image for JR’s Photoshop Trompe l’Oeil at the Louvre

PARIS — We have long loved our illusions.

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