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‘Very Important’ Ancient Roman Site in England Could Fall Into the Sea – ARTnews.com

British archaeologists warned Tuesday that an ancient Roman site in Folkestone was at risk of falling into the ocean within the next century. The Canterbury Trust, which manages the site, announced that the Roman villa there was in danger on the same day that it revealed that archaeologists had exposed a mosaic in the structure. It marked the first time the mosaic had seen ...

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Former Bilston Art College site up for sale with price tag of £1.5 million

The former Bilston Art College site has been put up for saleThe 0.4 hectare site in Mount Pleasant, Bilston, has been listed for sale with Rightmove.The listing on the company's website says there is a "fabulous development opportunity for 64 apartments".Planning permission has been granted for the conversion of the college building into 20 apartments, as well as for 44 new flats.The listing says: ...

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Another Grand-Slam at the US Open With the Armory’s Off Site Exhibit – ARTnews.com

Each year, thousands of visitors make the pilgrimage to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens for the US Open. The anticipation for this year’s Open was especially high as Serena Williams, the long-reigning queen of tennis, played what many speculated would be her last Grand Slam tournament after 27 years in the game, following her announcement in ...

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UNESCO World Heritage Site in Pakistan Threatened by Floods – ARTnews.com

Pakistan’s record-breaking floods have killed least 1,200 people and imperiled millions of others, according to authorities in the country, who shared on Tuesday that a famed archeological site is now threatened by the water. Mohenjo-daro, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the southern Sindh province near the Indus River, is one of the best preserved ancient urban settlements in South Asia. Discovered in 1922, ...

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German Mogul Hasso Plattner to Open Private Museum in Salvaged Site – ARTnews.com

German software mogul and art collector Hasso Plattner is opening a new private museum in the German city Potsdam, neighboring Berlin. The site for the new project is a 45-year old former restaurant building that the collector salvaged from demolition years ago. A known top collector, Plattner made headlines for purchasing a record-setting $110.7 million Claude Monet haystack painting, titled Meules (1890). In 2017, ...

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Essex art gallery upset after people damage site

AN art gallery team has been left devastated and forced to pick up a £1,000 bill after damage was caused to their pop-up gallery days before it was due to open. We are the Minories, which is part of The Minories based on East Hill, Colchester, had been looking forward to bringing its pop-up gallery to the former Holland and Barrett shop on Long Wyre ...

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Design Miami Is Cancelling What Would Have Been Its First Paris Fair After Officials Deny Its Planned Site on Place de la Concorde

While art fairs have come roaring back as cities around the world continue to recover from the pandemic, a surprise turn of events has scuttled the first-ever planned edition of the prestigious Design Miami fair in Paris: a permit refusal from a police official. According to the French newspaper Le Monde, on July 29, the city’s new police commissioner, Laurent Nunez, said that the ...

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Community art project brightens up construction site

A construction site in Waltham Abbey has benefited from a community project that has brought some vibrancy to its surrounding hoardings. The former Shernbroke Hostel in Waltham Abbey is being transformed into a new residential development. The plans are being delivered by Essex Housing, our housing development arm. Essex Housing have worked closely with Ninefields Residents Association, Essex Youth Service and ...

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Viking Age Shipyard Discovered at Swedish World Heritage Site – ARTnews.com

Archaeologists from Stockholm University discovered the remains of a Viking Age shipyard, the university announced Wednesday, while excavating at Birka, known as Sweden’s first town. The find sheds light on the organization of the Viking’s maritime activities. Established during the mid-8th century C.E., Birka is one of the best examples of city-like trading posts set up by Vikings for long-distance maritime trade. Located on the ...

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Ancient Mayan City Unearthed at Mexican Construction Site – ARTnews.com

The ruins of an ancient Mayan city once populated with palaces, pyramids, and plazas was discovered on an industrial park construction site near Mérida, Mexico. “We believe that possibly more than 4,000 people lived here,” said Carlos Peraza Lope, one of the archaeologists who led the excavation, in a Global News segment. “It was a large city where people from different social classes lived. ...

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