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Today Marks the Grand Opening of Africa’s First Contemporary Art Museum

After more than ten years in the making, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa has finally opened. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, the museum is an architectural masterpiece with strong historical roots. Built at the site of a … Continue reading

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The Shed Arts Center Just Received a $75 Million Donation From Michael Bloomberg

The Shed is still an Erector-Set-like structure of bare girders and safety netting, but next year it will be a new arts center and a lynch pin for Hudson Yards as a new cultural region of New York City. It … Continue reading

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High Line Plinth Sculpture to Be Announced Soon

For anyone watching, the transformation of the High Line into a series of parks, wild spaces, and art spaces has been a lovely one. One of the final pieces is now on the horizon: the High Line Plinth. London has … Continue reading

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The Met Just Made 375,000 Images Available for Public Use

The collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art are so much more than what is hung on its walls. Literally hundreds of thousands of artworks stock their archives, more than they could ever show, even if they rotated their displays … Continue reading

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Shia LaBeouf: He Will Not Divide Us

“He Will Not Divide Us” is Shia LaBeouf’s ongoing protest art project. Outside the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York is a gray-painted wall with the single bulbous eye of a webcam glaring darkly underneath the titular … Continue reading

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How Museums Are Responding to the Proposed ‘Art Strike’

Artists are using the power of social media to launch a strike against Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration. The campaign, called Art Strike, was initially started on Facebook. It calls upon artists, museums, galleries, theaters, and cultural institutions to close on … Continue reading

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