Palaexpo Rome: EVASION TECHNIQUES

October 4, 2019 > January 6, 2020 Subversive strategy and cocking a snook at authorityin the Hungarian Avant-garde in the 1960s and ’70s curated by Giuseppe Garrera, József Készman, Viktória Popovics and Sebastiano Triulzi Exhibition promoted byRoma Capitale – Assessorato alla Crescita culturaleAzienda Speciale PalaexpoNational Cultural Fund of Hungary organized byAzienda Speciale PalaexpoLudwig Museum – Museum […]

NYTimes: San Francisco School Board Votes to Hide, but Not Destroy, Disputed Murals

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/14/arts/san-francisco-murals-george-washington.html?action=click&module=News&pgtype=Homepage One of the 13 murals that make up “The Life of Washington” at George Washington High School in San Francisco.CreditCreditJim Wilson/The New York Times By Carol Pogash Aug. 14, 2019 In a compromise that did not appear to end the fight, the San Francisco Board of Education voted Tuesday night to conceal, but not destroy, a series […]

Atlas Obscura: There Is Just One Sculpture on the Moon

Fallen Astronaut” alongside the commemorative plaque. NASA ACROSS THE MANY MISSIONS TO the Moon over the years, countless bits of flotsam and jetsam have been deposited on the lunar surface. From Soviet sensors to a couple of golf balls, there are roughly 800manmade objects up there. There is, however, one of them that’s different than the others. In […]

NYTimes: Angered by This Roosevelt Statue? A Museum Wants Visitors to Weigh In

By Nancy Coleman July 15, 2019259 There’s a quote that takes up its own wall at the American Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibition: It’s more important to tell the truth about the president — pleasant or unpleasant — thanabout anyone else. The words were written, in fact, by a president: Theodore Roosevelt. A century later, it’s hard […]

NYTimes: Someone Used a Chain Saw to Make a Melania Trump Statue. Few Were Impressed.

A statue of Melania Trump near Sevnica, Slovenia, commissioned from a local woodcarver by an American conceptual artist.CreditCreditJure Makovec/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Palko Karasz July 6, 2019 LONDON — Decades after Melania Trump left the rolling hills of Slovenia and became first lady of the United States, a life-size wooden statue of her has […]

+972: Using archeology in the service of nationalism

Archaeologists dig at a site of the remains of a citadel used by the Greeks more then 2,000 years ago, City of David archeological park, Silwan, East Jerusalem. November 3, 2015. (Photo: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90) Last week’s inauguration of Jerusalem’s “Pilgrimage Road” by U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and White House envoy to the Middle East Jason […]

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