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In commemoration of National Library Week, Oxford University Press is making freely available the databases in its subscription-only online product catalogue. The offer, which runs through April 19th, includes access to the Grove Art online database, the Oxford Dictionaries (comprising the subscription-only Oxford English Dictionary, which is distinct from the “selfie”-promulgating Oxford Dictionaries Online service), and a range of other resources and reference guides across the subject matters covered by the online academic imprint.
Access will be available April 13–19 under the login credentials “libraryweek” (this is both the username and password).
National Library Week, an initiative of the American Library Association, was launched in 1958.
Update, 4/14: Readers are reporting, and we have confirmed, that the free login is not functioning reliably. Oxford University Press says they are working in it (demand has apparently overwhelmed their system).
On view in Abu Dhabi until February 5, 2022, the paintings and sculptures in Modernisms shed new light on artists like Parviz Tanavoli, Fahrelnissa Zeid, and M.F. Husain.
Full Spectrum spans 40 years of the artist’s career and provides an efficient crash course for anyone new to Edmonds’s work.
A show at the Prado valorizes cross-cultural flows while muffling ruptures, and two contemporary art exhibitions critique Hispanic legacies to investigate how art history occludes power.
SMFA at Tufts is seeking applications for at least four full-time Professor of the Practice positions in Sound/Sound Installation, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Drawing.
International Court of Justice Rules Azerbaijan Must Stop Destroying Armenian Cultural Heritage in Artsakh
The ruling points to major implications for protection of all cultural heritage during peacetime.
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Yemen Blues brings their sonic blend of Yemenite, West African, and Jazz back to Joe’s Pub in New York City this December, featuring opener Ahmed Alshaiba.
Now that’s change.
Michael Steinhardt was in possession of over 180 objects smuggled from 11 nations by “crime bosses, money launderers and tomb raiders.”
“Jobless, futureless, in constant fear of arrest and death at the hands of the Taliban, we do not live but merely exist,” says an open letter published by Artists at Risk.