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Elaine Velie is a writer from New Hampshire living in Brooklyn. She studied Art History and Russian at Middlebury College and is interested in art's role in history, culture, and politics.
During Clandestine Performance, Artist Kisses and Licks 30 Pre-Hispanic Objects in Mexico City Museum
Pepx Romero’s performance was a response to multiple auctions of pre-Hispanic works over the last few years.
Forensic Architecture Finds Israeli Occupation Is Destroying Major Palestinian Archeological Site
A new investigation examines Israel’s repeated attacks on Anthedon, Gaza’s first known seaport.
2,000 Artists Will Receive $355 a Week Under Ireland’s New Basic Income Program
Applications open tomorrow for the new pilot initiative, which will give a weekly stipend to selected artists for three years.
Queer|Art Will Award $10,000 to a Black Trans Femme Artist
Applications for the Illuminations Grant are open through June 12.
“White Blue White,” the New Flag of Russia’s Anti-War Movement
Flown around the world, the banner eliminates the red stripe of Russia’s official flag, thought to symbolize “blood, war, and aggression.”
Author Sues New York Prisons For Banning Book About the Attica Uprising
Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson details the dismal conditions that led over 1,200 incarcerated people to rebel and the legacy of their fight for justice.
Frankenthaler Foundation Provides $2.5M to Support Ukrainian Artists and Cultural Heritage
The funding will also support artists at risk in Belarus, Russia, and other countries.
The Company That Wants to Bring Holograms Into Every Home
“Beam in” and “beam out” is the company Proto’s choice of language, and the holograms they create are eerily lifelike.
Anonymous Was a Woman Launches New Environmental Art Grants
The organization will give $250,000 to women-identifying artists over 18 in addition to its annual awards to women over 40.
Science Confirms That Life Flashes Before the Eyes Upon Death
It’s been an age-old trope in literature and film but now brain scans suggest it’s true.
Street Murals Worldwide Show Love for Ukraine and Ire at Putin
From Norway to Mexico, street artists paint murals calling to end the Russian invasion of Ukraine.