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This week in art news: The Isabella Stewart Gardner puts up $100,000 to get a stolen Napoleonic eagle back, convicted art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi prepares for his first solo exhibition, and Christie's sold over a billion dollars worth of art.

Ancient City of Palmyra Threatened as ISIS Nears Outskirts

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With news agencies today reporting that ISIS is just outside of Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra, one of the world’s most important archaeological sites is at risk of destruction. As the New York Times stated, Islamic State forces advanced...Show More Summary

An Antidote to the Art Fairs: Open Studios in Long Island City

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A five–day celebration of the arts in Long Island City got underway on Wednesday and will continue through Sunday night.

Finding Your Way Through the Flux Art Fair

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Mazes abound as a visual motif at the Flux Art Fair.

Entire First-Year MFA Class Drops Out in Protest at the University of Southern California

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LOS ANGELES — Citing “the University’s unethical treatment of its students,” the entire class of first year MFA students at USC’s Roski School of Art has decided to leave the school, according to a statement they released today.

Be the Bolshevik Wedge in a Game Inspired by El Lissitzky’s 1919 Propaganda Art

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In the game Lissitzky’s Revenge, you are the tiny red triangle against the mighty white circle depicted in El Lissitzky's 1919 Suprematist poster "Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge."

Exploring the Contradictions in Latin American Modern Design

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The notion of the moderno, or modern, in Latin America is more associated with a mindset than a particular style.

Sum of the Arts

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Inspired by the Harper’s Index, Sum of the Arts is a periodic tabulation of numbers floating around the art world and beyond. Sheets of red paper held together by tension in British artist Steve Messam’s weight-bearing foot bridge = 20,000 In a survey of 150 US art museums, fraction of directors now aged over 60 = […]

Parsing the Collective Design Fair’s Peculiar Objects

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Visiting Collective Design amid all of Frieze Week's art fairs is doubly refreshing: it's an unabashed celebration of beautiful objects and you can touch (almost) all of them.

At a Surveillance-Themed Art Fair, Snowden Bust Is the Star

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A red light blinking from a gilded security camera greets visitors to Seven's surveillance-themed Anonymity, no longer an option.

Artist Walid Raad Denied Entry into UAE, Becoming Third Gulf Labor Member Turned Away

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Today, Hyperallergic spoke to artist Walid Raad, who informed us that three days ago he was denied entry to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as he tried to attend the Sharjah Art Foundation's March Meetings.

A Look at the Life of a “Geriatric Starlet”

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"Dressing should be fun. Life is short and life is grey, so you can easily dress yourself up, make yourself happy, and then you make other people happy," says nonagenarian fashion icon Iris Apfel in a new documentary by Albert Maysl...

A Contemporary African Art Fair Arrives in New York

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It may at first thought seem odd that the newest addition to Frieze Week in New York is a fair devoted to contemporary African art.

Experience Sunset-Colored Ice Cream Cones and Other Art Interludes in Central Park

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As the Central Park Conservancy celebrates its 35th year, it’s hard to imagine the decrepit shape much of the park was in when they started revitalization efforts in 1980. In particular the northern area of Manhattan’s grandest park was in major disrepair, a far way from its original 19th-century grandeur, with trash floating in the Harlem Meer, […]

Greece Won’t Sue to Get the Elgin Marbles Back

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The Greek government has decided not to go to court to demand restitution of the Elgin Marbles, which the country has been trying to get back from the British Museum for three decades.

Two Poems by J.P. Dancing Bear

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Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected two poems by J.P. Dancing Bear for his series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.

Look Before You Sit: At Frieze New York, the Seats Are All Sculptures

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Frieze New York opens its doors to the public today, but already during yesterday's press and VIP preview the aisles were crowded, the common areas and restaurants filled with worn-out fairgoers, and it seemed as if the only empty seats were sculptures.

Broadsides for Broadband: Digitizing the People’s Literature of the 17th Century

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Considered the "people's literature" in the 17th century, broadside ballads were sold for a penny or halfpenny, their pairing of a comic or satiric song alongside a woodblock illustration making them popular bawdy amusement across classes.

The New Whitney Museum, a Machine for Looking at Art — and Being Seen Looking at Art

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In 1977, Jean Baudrillard published his take on a shiny new art museum that had just opened in Paris.

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