Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Work of Rebekah Lazaridis

Theatrical superstitions are a great topic to dig around in. They’re colorful and many, and they’ve been seeping out into the public sphere from backstage since long before Shakespeare’s day. It’s been a favorite topic of researchers and artists alike … Continue reading

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Claude Monet Might Be Haunting the Cleveland Art Museum

It sounds wacky, but some people are convinced. On the last day of installing an art exhibit called Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, people in the Cleveland Museum of Art reported seeing a man walking around the space … Continue reading

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Red paintball spatters and white slashes of paint deface a Brooklyn mural, violent across the twenty-seven foot tall grayscale face of a woman. Her hair covered in a dark scarf, mouth erased as part of the original design, she still … Continue reading

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Tupac’s Letter Up for Sale

An emotional letter penned by the late rapper Tupac Shakur is going up for sale by autograph auctioneer Moments in Time. The letter, four pages written by Shakur while incarcerated at New York’s Clinton Correctional Facility in 1995, will be … Continue reading

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What Do Biggie and the Met Have in Common?

If you’ve ever found the quiet experience of walking through New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art lackluster, this may interest you: you can now take a virtual tour of the museum with a number of hip-hop artists. A new endeavor … Continue reading

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