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ISIS Obliterates Two Early Islamic Tombs at Palmyra

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The much-feared destruction of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra has begun.

NYC Public Libraries Get Largest Funding Increase Ever

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In a deal on the fiscal year 2016 budget struck late Monday night, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced an extra $39 million for the city's libraries.

South Street Seaport Added to List of Most Endangered Sites in the US

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The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced its 11 Most Endangered Historic Places today, including sites across the United States threatened by development, demolition, or decay.

Four Public Art Projects from LA to Albany Get Grants of Up to $1M

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On Tuesday Bloomberg Philanthropies named Gary, Indiana, Los Angeles, Spartanburg, South Carolina, and the New York cities of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy as the recipients of its inaugural Public Art Challenge grants.

An Intimate Reading of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Poetry

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Those familiar with the artwork of Jean-Michel Basquiat will agree that he is a writer.

A Chapman Brother on Making Us Laugh at Human Atrocity

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BRIGHTON, UK — What might for some artists constitute a proud moment, appears to be something of a jape for the Chapman brothers.

A Photographer Visits the Contemporary Landscape of Thomas Cole’s “The Oxbow”

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"[American scenery] has its own peculiar charm — a something not found elsewhere," the 19th century painter Thomas Cole once wrote.

How a Photographer Helped a Georgia Town Desegregate Its Proms

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Documentary photographers sometimes wonder what kind of impact their work has, but Gillian Laub knows hers has inspired real change.

A View from the Easel

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CHICAGO — Artist studios in LA, Winnipeg, Stamford, Hamden (CT), and Scotland.

Lessons from 30 Years of NYC’s Percent for Art Program

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2015 marks the 30th anniversary of Jorge Luis Rodriguez’s “Growth” and the public art program that initiated its creation.

Crimes of the Art

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On this week’s art crime blotter: vandals attack San Francisco mural of same-sex couples, a jailed banker's Basquiat gets repatriated, and an artist's gunshot performance gets his Swiss gallery in trouble.

Manhattan’s Last Natural Vista Will Be Protected

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The unbroken vista of cliffs and trees on the New Jersey Palisades will be preserved after LG Electronics agreed to redesign their headquarters in a settlement with conservation groups.

What Should Be Done with the US’s Many Confederate Monuments?

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Yesterday afternoon, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley called for the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state capitol.

ArtRx LA

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LOS ANGELES — This week, there's a multi-media shadow play at a historic railway station, a poetry reading by a punk pioneer, a meditation walk in remembrance of those lost to AIDS, and much more.

European Copyright Reform Could Restrict Photography in Public Spaces

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Restrictions on photographing or filming copyrighted art, architecture, or other objects in public might get stricter in the European Union.

Publisher of Small-Format Comics Gives Emerging Authors a Big Break

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At just 24 pages, each comic in British publisher Nobrow's 17x23 series is designed to be an accessible gateway for readers to discover emerging authors, and for those authors to create what is often their first print publication.

Another Treasure Lost in Iraq: The Story of Mar Behnam Monastery

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Among the most tragic losses of the many antiquities destroyed in Iraq by ISIS has been the destruction of Iraq's seriously understudied medieval architecture.

Modernist Male Art Is Timeless, but Not Timely

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PARIS — According to Sigmund Freud, a key that opens a room in a dream is unmistakably phallic.

ArtRx NYC

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This week, activism is the theme, with an exhibition centered on musical resistance, another featuring political posters, and a conference devoted to helping artists find and keep affordable workspaces.

Parisian Mural Successfully Provokes Right-Wing Vandals

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A mural by the French street artist Combo in Paris has become the target of far-right vandals, including one nationalist blogger who filmed herself tagging the mural with the message, "Antiracism is a codeword for antiwhite."

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