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Ailing Museums Receive $24 Million in Emergency Grants 2020-09-17 17:10:20A recent survey forecast a bleak future for U.S. museums during the pandemic.

‘Tenet’ and the Art Market: Why Christopher Nolan’s 2020-09-17 16:09:08A faked Goya plays a starring role in the film.

Creation of Cave Paintings May Have Been a 2020-09-17 13:58:13Findings reveal the paintings were made by a middle-aged man and most likely a young woman.

Noriyuki Haraguchi, Key Figure in Japanese Art Scene 2020-09-17 13:34:41He was a member of the 1960s Japanese movement Mono-ha.

Fotografiska Abandons Plans for Massive London Outpost, Citing 2020-09-17 12:15:00The institution cited the pandemic and Brexit in its decision to desert its plans in London.

In Barcelona, Years-Long Sagrada Familia Completion Pushed Back 2020-09-17 11:41:10The cathedral was expected to be completed in 2026, the 100th anniversary of Gaudí's death.

Banksy’s Copyright at Risk, After Losing Legal Battle 2020-09-17 09:00:18Here's what we're reading this morning.

In a New Book, Scholar Arlene Dávila Writes 2020-09-16 17:33:30"There’s polite silence around issues of the market, just as there is a polite silence around issues of race," she said.

Amid Pandemic-Era Financial Pressure, Brooklyn Museum to Sell 2020-09-16 16:26:11The works all come to auction with guarantees and are estimated to be worth $2.3 million.

David Zwirner Hires Kyla McMillan, Former Director at 2020-09-16 10:00:08"I believe I’m evidence that change is good," she told ARTnews.

The Sculptural Politics of Cacao 2020-09-15 15:48:24How the Congolese Plantation Workers Art League is disrupting the global supply chain of culture.

Willa Wasserman’s Art of Skepticism and Sentimentality 2020-09-15 15:09:16Using a Renaissance technique, the artist updates still lifes and plein air painting.

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Carole Baskin of ‘Tiger King’ Gets Her Own 2020-09-18 08:42:44The unscripted series will follow Ms. Baskin and her husband, Howard Baskin, as “they work to expose” animal abuse, a production company s

Steve Carter, Playwright in a Black Theater World, 2020-09-18 08:40:34He emerged from the Black Arts movement and the famed Negro Ensemble Company, writing dramas and satires about the Black and Caribbean-American experi

In His Hands, a Love Song Becomes a 2020-09-18 07:25:50The artist Ragnar Kjartansson has built his reputation around endurance works, and a Milanese church will host his latest: the same romantic tune repe

‘PEN15’ Is No Longer an Underdog, and That 2020-09-18 07:00:05In a joint interview, Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle discussed the new season, the destabilizing effect of their show’s success and why the smalle

It’s a Banana. It’s Art. And Now It’s 2020-09-18 05:00:39Ephemeral works of art, like Maurizio Cattelan’s creation out of fruit, can often pose conservation challenges for the museums that have them.

A Candlelit Proposal for a Couple Used to 2020-09-18 05:00:26Ben Chase and Rachel Schur, both actors, got engaged sitting in an audience.

New in Paperback: ‘Speaking American’ and ‘The Seine’ 2020-09-18 05:00:06Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

All-American Stories by Walter Mosley, Matthew Baker and 2020-09-18 05:00:06Three new collections explore the abuses, hypocrisies and awkwardnesses of living in this country today.

The Nigerian-British Writer Putting Black Joy on Stage 2020-09-18 04:38:11“There’s so much more that comes with being Black apart from dealing with racism,” says Theresa Ikoko, a Londoner whose movie &ldquo

Seth Meyers Defends Blue States Against ‘President Caligula’ 2020-09-18 02:53:02After President Trump seemed to blame liberal states for the Covid-19 death toll, Meyers said he’d done a great job “if you just take out

Can a Book Capture the Magic of Birding? 2020-09-18 00:16:56Delving into the many tomes that try to distill the fascination that makes so many want to stare up through their binoculars.

Banksy’s Attempt to Trademark a Graffiti Image Is 2020-09-17 23:19:09The street artist’s effort to use trademark law instead of copyright to protect his paintings from commercial knockoffs is thwarted by a Europea

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Alexander von Humboldt: The Man Who History Forgot 2020-09-17 15:00:27Rediscover the 19th-century naturalist who traveled on four continents, wrote 2,500 letters, 36 books and hugely influenced early America

Saddle Up With Badger Clark, America's Forgotten Cowboy 2020-09-17 14:40:22The unsung writer, known to many as "Anonymous," led a life of indelible verse

The World’s First Entirely Virtual Art Museum Is 2020-09-17 11:54:09VOMA—the Virtual Online Museum of Art—is a free and fully immersive art experience

How Will Covid-19 Change the Way Museums Are 2020-09-16 09:00:00The global pandemic will have long-lasting effects on the form and function of future museums

Important Hudson River School Archive Is Now Fully 2020-09-15 16:40:14Prominent artists like Edwin Austin Abbey, Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Eastman Johnson are featured in the Weir Family Papers

A New Edition of 'Pride and Prejudice' Crosses 2020-09-15 13:53:35Barbara Heller used period handwriting—and new material—to bring the novel’s colorful letters to life

Here's What's New to Explore as Smithsonian Museums 2020-09-14 15:38:41Doors open Friday at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of African American History and Cu

Why 'Glory' Still Resonates More Than Three Decades 2020-09-14 08:00:00Newly added to Netflix, the Civil War movie reminds the nation that black Americans fought for their own emancipation

Japan's Love-Hate Relationship With Cats 2020-09-11 09:17:08From shapeshifters to demonic corpse eaters, supernatural cats have roamed for centuries in the country's folklore

Secretary Lonnie Bunch Discusses Music's Role in African 2020-09-10 17:04:14From Lead Belly to Kendrick Lamar, black musicians have long used song to share stories of struggle and triumph

The Notre-Dame Crypt Reopens for the First Time 2020-09-09 15:49:23To mark the occasion, a new exhibition in the area under the cathedral's courtyard honors novelist Victor Hugo and architect Eugène Viollet-le

Artist Maren Hassinger Has Spent Her Entire Career 2020-09-09 10:59:27Curators Dorothy Moss and Charlotte Ickes explore the artist’s story ahead of her arrival in the Capital City


Finally: What The New LACMA’s Galleries Will Look 2020-09-18 17:57:44Other than necessary mechanical systems and bathrooms, the building’s entire second story will be devoted to galleries, a total of 110,000 squar

Time To Rethink How We Classify Science Fiction 2020-09-18 17:29:18Realism is not a binary. It is at a minimum a spectrum. If you charted fictional realities on a football field, you’d find that work on the 45-y

Do The Arts Oversell Their Benefits? 2020-09-18 17:01:47“If we read, for example, that the arts are ‘crucial to reducing poor health and inequality’ as claimed in a press release from Univ

MPR Fires DJ After Reporter Quits Over The 2020-09-18 16:30:46“Eric Malmberg will no longer be a DJ on The Current,” said a statement from MPR President Duchesne Drew. “Our hosts have to be able

MPR Reporter Quits, Accusing Bosses Of Sitting On 2020-09-18 16:01:53Marianne Combs claimed that MPR News’ legal team cleared her story, but the editors still refused to air it. “They described him as &lsquo

Is Morality A Gut Decision Or The Product 2020-09-18 15:29:14To ask whether people reason about moral issues, we need to answer two kinds of questions. Firstly, what kinds of moral principles and beliefs do peop

Streaming Has Turned Recorded Music From A Product 2020-09-18 15:03:23Back when we bought vinyl albums or CDs, writes Lukas Krohn-Grimberghe, we gave particular music and musicians both money and shelf space in our homes

Southern California’s KCRW Makes Large Cuts 2020-09-18 14:32:06The cuts represent a loss of 18% of the NPR affiliate’s staff, reducing it to 127 full- and part-time employees. It comes less than two years af

Why Converting Turkey’s Historic Museums To Mosques Is 2020-09-18 14:28:42As museums, Hagia Sophia and Chora embodied both Byzantine and Ottoman pasts, and became symbols of multi-faith co-existence. Their conversion implies

‘Conceptual Virtuosity’ — Clever Classical Musicians Are Treating 2020-09-18 14:02:11“Among the smartest recording labels, one-composer programs — the norm since the arrival of the LP record in the early 1950s — are g

Get Ahead in the Entertainment Industry 2020-09-18 13:55:16Showbizing provides career coaching to entertainment professionals at all stages of their careers. Through one-on-one coaching and small group worksho

A Last Chance To Save Music Venues 2020-09-18 13:31:40“Music venues, theaters, and movie houses help make cities desirable, interesting, and economically humming—but they simply cannot operate

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