Last month, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted to recommend 30 of the sites from its backlog of nearly 100 as potential landmarks.
When China’s last emperor departed Beijing’s Forbidden City in 1924, the imperial palace was shuttered, and along with it, an 18th-century garden.
Sheldon Church would be at home in a Caspar David Friedrich painting, its Greek Temple–style ruins crumbling in the shadows of moss-laden oaks like an apparition of Romanticism.
In the past year alone, members of ISIS have marred cultural treasures in Iraq and Syria, taking sledgehammers and drills to statues at the Mosul Museum and delivering numerous blows to the ancient site of Palmyra, including its 1,800-year-old Arch of Triumph.
Since opening in 1976, 1 United Nations Plaza has been an experience like tumbling into a hall of mirrors.
Western media stories about cultural heritage destruction have recently focused on places like Syria, Iraq, and Libya.
It’s the opening night of MIX NYC’s 28th New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, and at the entrance to the festival’s art installations, XFR Collective (pronounced “transfer collective”) has set up their decks and monitors, ready for work.
The World Monuments Fund has announced 50 sites around the globe that are in danger of disappearing due to development, war, neglect, natural disaster, or deliberate destruction.
You may now bequeath your tattoos to your loved ones to frame and display, just like any other work of art that you value or that may be a family heirloom.
At a public hearing next Wednesday, New York City Council’s Committee on Land Use will consider a bill that would majorly impact landmarking in the city.
The sprawling 19th-century cemeteries whose monuments and mausoleums dot the United States are often short on hands to preserve their heritage.
A midcentury mosaic forgotten for years beneath metal paneling on a Midtown Manhattan office building is now restored and on permanent public view.