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Covid-19 Memorial Goes On View in Washington, D.C.—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines WO KEY UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUMS HAVE NEW LEADERS. In New Orleans, Tulane University has tapped Maurita Poole to be the director of its Newcomb Art Museum. Poole comes from Clark Atlanta University, where she was director and curator of its art museum. She said in a statement that the Newcomb “is an ideal place to explore how the visual ...

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Krannert Art Museum’s new exhibit becomes ‘unexpected memorial’ for UI grad, painter | Art

URBANA — Louise Fishman’s studio was exactly what you’d expect a prominent New York abstract painter’s workspace to be, Amy Powell said.Light poured into a large, wide-open room. A cubby by the entrance held tea, which she’d offer to guests. Sometimes, she’d set chairs in front of works she recently completed, eager to discuss them with her visitors. Four years ago, Powell felt lucky ...

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An Artist’s Memorial on the Site of Last Year’s Devastating Blast in Beirut Has Been Met With Sharp Criticism

A year after the deadly explosion in Beirut that shattered the city, a new sculpture commemorating the victims of the tragedy has gone up. It’s a work meant to heal—but in the charged atmosphere of crisis-wracked Lebanon, the memorial is also being met by a wave of fierce criticism. The towering sculpture, by Lebanese artist Nadim Karam, was unveiled on August 2 at the ...

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Art Industry News: Maurizio Cattelan Will Show His 9/11 Memorial Artwork That Was Too Intense for the Guggenheim + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Today, we’re unveiling a new, streamlined look—with all the same attention to what you need to know on this Wednesday, July 14. NEED-TO-READ Artists Denounce MOCA’s “Complicity” With Mass Incarceration – Artists Colin Chin and Nicholas Liem have asked the Museum of Chinese ...

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A Mesopotamian War Memorial Found in Syria May Be World’s Oldest – ARTnews.com

In northern Syria, researchers have discovered a burial mound that may be the world’s oldest war memorial, according to a new study published by Cambridge University Press’s peer-reviewed journal Antiquity. Known as the White Monument, or Tell Banat North, the 72-foot high mound dates to the third millennium B.C.E. and derives its name from the material that was used to build it: gypsum, which ...

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‘Americas COVID-19 Memorial’ Using Art To Heal, Unity Pandemic Survivors – News, Weather & Sports For All Of Colorado

Mid-Air Collision: Plane Crash Investigation Could Take 1 YearIt could take one year for the investigation to be completed on the mid-air collision between 2 small planes over Cherry Creek Reservoir.17 minutes agoExcitement Builds As Children Ages 12-15 Begin To Get Pfizer VaccineRocky Mountain Hospital for Children is hosting its first large COVID vaccine clinic this weekend.19 minutes agoBoulder County: 70% Of Residents Have ...

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Adrian Piper Says Paris’s Slavery Memorial Risks Becoming an ‘International Embarrassment’ + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Tuesday, April 13. NEED-TO-READ Cambodia Condemns Artist Who Edited Smiles Onto Khmer Rouge Victims – Cambodia’s Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has condemned artist Matt Loughrey for altering photos of Khmer Rouge victims to make some ...

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