The pathbreaking artist recounts milestones in her life through letters she wrote to her mother.
Europe’s Extreme Heat Waves Bring Art to a Standstill
A floating art project can’t reach Documenta because the Weser River is too low and museums in the UK shutter galleries to keep workers and collections cool.
Crypto Advocates Celebrate Quashing of EU’s “De Facto Bitcoin Ban”
The European Parliament has voted against a provision limiting energy-extensive mining mechanisms, which was seen as a threat to the crypto industry.
Photos Capture Golden Age of Discos “Before Bottle Service and Bland Design”
Artist Adrian Wilson got his start photographing European discos, whose unique fixtures included a glowing brain and TVs to watch other visitors.
Combatting Single-use Plastic, These Seed-filled Masks Will Bloom When Discarded
Designed by Marianne de Groot-Pons, the biodegradable rice paper masks are embedded with a Dutch meadow mix including asters, cornflower, and dill.
How a Futurist Hungarian Arts Movement Offers New Means of Autonomy
Hungarofuturism, an Eastern European movement directly inspired by Afrofuturism, collapses perceptions of national and individual identity, monuments, and historical sites.
As Part of EU’s $872 Billion Recovery Plan, a Call For a “New Bauhaus”
The European Union is looking to the influential modernist movement as a model for a new, climate-neutral architecture.
A Letter to President Macron: Reparations Before Restitution
In the wake of initiatives to repatriate Africa’s stolen property, the author of this letter asks the French President to repair what his ancestors have broken, before attempting to restore the war trophies of colonial conquest.
From a 12,000-Year-Old Turkish City to a Finnish Airport, Europe’s Most At-Risk Heritage Sites
Western media stories about cultural heritage destruction have recently focused on places like Syria, Iraq, and Libya.
European Copyright Reform Could Restrict Photography in Public Spaces
Restrictions on photographing or filming copyrighted art, architecture, or other objects in public might get stricter in the European Union.
Death With Dignity: German Collective Reburies Deceased Migrants in Berlin
This morning in Berlin, a small crowd gathered around an open cemetery grave to pay their respects to a 60-year-old Syrian refugee.
Soundbites of Recent History
Artist Leon Reid IV has a way with images. When he’s not remixing the urban environment, he’s playing with the context of art institutions that commission his work, which he always injects with a political or social message. His latest print series, Recent History, is a little of both.