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Big Brother Venice Is Using Cell Phone Data to Track Visitors’ Every Move in an Effort to Prevent Overcrowding + 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, October 5. NEED-TO-READ George Floyd Sculpture Defaced in Union Square – Just two days after it was unveiled in New York’s Union Square, a sculpture of George Floyd was splashed with gray paint. The nearly ...

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Gardiner art installation allows visitors to add their own heartbeat

TORONTO -- There’s something new beating under the Gardiner Expressway and you can add your own heartbeat to the installation. The Canadian premiere of Pulse Topology is a stunning interactive work of art using light and sound created by Mexican-Canadian media artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. Using touch-less biometric technology, visitors can add their heartbeat to the 3,000 lights that hang from the bottom of the ...

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Switzerland Has Given an Eleventh-Hour Reprieve From Costly Additional Testing for Art Basel Visitors Who Received the AstraZeneca Vaccine

Art Basel has updated its health and safety advice for fairgoers after Switzerland changed its policy to allow people vaccinated with AstraZeneca outside of the E.U. to get the country’s Covid certificate. From today, September 20, foreign visitors who were vaccinated abroad with any jab approved by the European Medicines Agency (including AstraZeneca) will be able to obtain the certificate allowing them to enter ...

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New York City Mandates Vaccines for Museum Visitors and Staff

New York City plans to require visitors and staff members at museums and other cultural institutions to be vaccinated, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.“Defeating the Delta variant is the best way to support cultural institutions, because it brings us all back,” Mr. de Blasio said at a news conference at which he outlined the new requirements. He said that “we believe, if we ...

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Italian Museums Are Using High-Tech Spy Cameras to Figure Out Which Artworks Visitors Actually Like + 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, July 20. NEED-TO-READ Pope.L Reflects on a Changing Art World – Ahead of his first U.K. retrospective in recent memory at the commercial gallery Modern Art in London, American artist Pope.L reflects on the complexities ...

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Art Industry News: Shuttered Museums Must Now Contend With Thousands of Unwelcome Visitors: Bugs! + 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 Friday, April 23. NEED-TO-READ The Penn Museum Has Another Controversial Collection – The Penn Museum, which just last week pledged to return stolen skulls of enslaved people in its Morton Collection, is under fire for ...

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Newport News art gallery’s original play on racial strife turns visitors into the main characters

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The decor at the Contemporary Arts Network in Newport News looks like a gallery, but it is actually the scenery for a play with a purpose."To put people in other people's shoes, especially that of a young Black teen,” Hampton Boyer, the play’s co-director, said.The play is called "Black Spirituals," a play on the strife and racism African Americans have ...

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