A study published by the World Health Organization, which collected data from 900 different publications over a 19-year span, offers important validation for the arts and new solutions for medical professionals.
Director Mads Brügger talks to Hyperallergic about his new documentary Cold Case Hammarskjöld.
Since opening in 1976, 1 United Nations Plaza has been an experience like tumbling into a hall of mirrors.
With the world still reeling from World War II, a Norwegian architect was tasked with designing one of the most important places of international peace and negotiation.
In his lifetime, German type designer Hermann Zapf created around 200 typefaces across the world’s languages, from Arabic to Cherokee.
Although it’s an art form more associated with medieval cathedrals, there is stunning stained glass in New York City.
Last week the United Nations Security Council adopted a new resolution to curb the trade of looted antiquities from Iraq and Syria. UN Security Council Resolution 2199 prohibits the trade of artifacts illegally removed from Syria since 2011 and Iraq since 1990.
Humans of New York’s Brandon Stanton has embarked on a 50-day photographic tour promoting the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals, which seek to eliminate the number of people living on less than $1.25 by 2015, among other aims.
Do children’s toys breed a culture of violence and war? This was one of the many questions you’re left to ponder when reading Miniscule Blue Helmets on a Massive Quest by Dutch artist Pierre Derks.
This week’s Required Reading has links to the garb needed to paint in the arctic, Jasper Johns and orgies, an interview with artist Sharon Hayes, a handwritten transcript by Diego Rivera, artist Cao Fei on the unsung factory workers of the Pearl River Delta and Japanese shut-ins.
… new cargo regulations have some in the art world on edge … the New York Observer kisses up to the critic who ate any semblance of sanity … three newspapers are named the World’s Best Designed.