Just weeks after the Florida school debacle, an Italian restaurant in Scotland had to edit out the marble statue’s crotch.
The Hidden Labor of Exhibitions
Condorelli considers how our modes of seeing and reproducing images and environments might develop, questioning how we see — and how we might see differently.
X-Ray of Van Gogh Painting Reveals Hidden Self-Portrait
A portrait of the bearded Dutch master was found under cardboard backing and glue on the reverse side of the 1885 work “Head of a Peasant Woman.”
Climate Activists Glue Themselves to a Van Gogh at London Gallery
In another action yesterday, five members of the group were arrested after they glued themselves to a landscape painting in Scotland.
Glasgow Museums Will Repatriate 17 Benin Bronzes to Nigeria
Also slated for return are seven Indian artifacts and 25 Lakota items, some of them seized from the site of the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre.
This Watercolor Is One of the Earliest Depictions of a Black Woman Living in Scotland
The painting by David Allan has been acquired by the National Galleries of Scotland.
Experience a Scottish Concert as It Would Have Sounded in 1512
Researchers reproduced the acoustics of a defunct chapel at Linlithgow Palace during an Easter Mass performance.
Path Toward Restitution of Benin Bronzes Advances in Germany and UK
Thousands of objects were looted from present-day Nigeria by British troops in a punitive mission in 1897.
Invoking “Climate Emergency,” National Galleries of Scotland Will End Ties With British Petroleum
The gallery follows in the footsteps of Tate, the National Theatre, and the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Finding Joy in an Artist’s Swimming Pool
“Gateway,” an interactive installation by Joana Vasconcelos, breaks down the boundaries between art and architecture, and makes both accessible.
Artists Illuminate the Catastrophic Future of Rising Sea Levels
Timo Aho and Pekka Niittyvirta activated three synchronized lines of light to illuminate the future’s projected high tide if climate change progresses at its current pace.
Chimney Rags Revealed to Be a Rare 17th-Century Map
The National Library of Scotland received a bundle found in a chimney, and six months of conservation revealed the rags to be a rare 17th-century map.