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Nightmare at the Picasso Museum | Jonathan Jones

Nightmare at the Picasso Museum | Jonathan Jones | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
The long read: The greatest museum of Picasso’s works has been engulfed by scandal and crisis. Closed for the past five years, it is finally ready to reopen its doors to the public. But has the bitter struggle for Picasso’s legacy been resolved?
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65,000 CDs Create Memorial Disco Lilypads | The Creators Project

65,000 CDs Create Memorial Disco Lilypads | The Creators Project | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
Bruce Munro’s installation uses discarded CDs to capture sunlight.
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Why Original Artworks Move Us More Than Reproductions

Why Original Artworks Move Us More Than Reproductions | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
Researchers present evidence that hand-created artworks convey an almost magical sense of the artist’s essence.
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Vivian Maier: the nanny with a secret life as a photographer - Telegraph.co.uk

Vivian Maier: the nanny with a secret life as a photographer - Telegraph.co.uk | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
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Vivian Maier: the nanny with a secret life as a photographer
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I wasn't an art collector at all.' Sorting through the images, he quickly realised there was nothing relevant for his book.
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I just love this story and her work.

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Berlin exhibition tells story of Bowie's - The Daily Star

Berlin exhibition tells story of Bowie's - The Daily Star | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
The Daily Star Berlin exhibition tells story of Bowie's The Daily Star She also sifted through archives of the former East German secret police, the Stasi, for reports related to his 1987 return to Berlin, when he sang "Heroes" by the Wall -...
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The Australia Council must hold firm on 'arm's length' funding

The Australia Council must hold firm on 'arm's length' funding | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
Things to remember if you are a federal minister for the arts: In arts policy, as in the arts, how you do things matters as much as what you do. Good ideas become bad ideas if your tone is wrong or you…
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Seen In New York, January 2014 | Abstract Critical

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Abstraction is back!

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40 years on: how Gough Whitlam gave Indigenous art a boost

40 years on: how Gough Whitlam gave Indigenous art a boost | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
As you’ve no doubt noticed, celebrations are underway to mark the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Opera House – and that’s as it should be.
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Painting and Philosophy: An Assessment

Painting and Philosophy: An Assessment | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
SAINT PAUL DE VENCE, France — The very idea of philosopher as art curator deeply interests me. One swiftly dreams of what Gilles Deleuze might have done with the opportunity to curate an art exhibi...
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Some Thoughts on Clement Greenberg and His Legacy

Some Thoughts on Clement Greenberg and His Legacy | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
In his introductory essay to Vitamin P, a survey of contemporary painting first published by Phaidon in 2002, the poet and critic Barry Schwabsky takes pains to point out the variety of stylistic p...
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Collection Visualisation

Collection Visualisation | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
This post is just a collection of examples that relate to the visualisation of collections. It saves me sending a number of tweets back to two colleagues in the US who started a conversation about ...

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Cooooool...a Spectrogram of the library (based on call numbers)

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Getty Museum makes 4,600 high-res images free to download with ...

Getty Museum makes 4,600 high-res images free to download with ... | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
Journalists and news consumers alike may be familiar with the Getty name -- Mark Getty founded his namesake stock photography company in the 1990s, and.
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A Brief, Saturated History Of Colors In Art

A Brief, Saturated History Of Colors In Art | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
Manganese black. Yellow ocher. Vermilion. Ultramarine. These pigments sound delicious. Their names are so sharp and elegant, it's as if the terms emote more meaning than just color. We can smell logwood, taste cochineal, touch mummy brown. There is j...
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Ah yes colour!

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See Stunning Photos of the Earth from Above

See Stunning Photos of the Earth from Above | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
Kacper Kowalski uses his experience as a designer to create surreal landscape images
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A Mystical Forest in Spain «TwistedSifter

A Mystical Forest in Spain «TwistedSifter | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
TwistedSifter. The Best of the visual Web, sifted, sorted and summarized. ART · TRAVEL · NATURE/SPACE · ARCHITECTURE ... 1. mystical forest in spain gorbea natural park (1). Artwork by Jesús Ignacio Bravo Soler ...
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Artist Turns Mondrian Works into Augmented Reality Paintings

Artist Turns Mondrian Works into Augmented Reality Paintings | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
J. Robert Feld's "Mondrian Inverted" series of paintings is designed to be viewed through a smartphone screen.
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Black Art Project: Artist Talk: Floyd D. Tunson: Son of Pop (Arts District)

Black Art Project: Artist Talk: Floyd D. Tunson: Son of Pop (Arts District) | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
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What would a national artists strike look like?

What would a national artists strike look like? | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
Over the last six months, I have been thinking, writing and talking about the artist’s role, value and agency in society. I’ve been speaking to the idea that an artist’s contribution to society is, in…
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101 Women Artists Who Got Wikipedia Pages This Week

101 Women Artists Who Got Wikipedia Pages This Week | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
The Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon was an international initiative to bring women's voices to the online encyclopedia--as editors and as subjects
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ART BLOG ART BLOG: Ellen Brooks @ Andrew Roth

ART BLOG ART BLOG: Ellen Brooks @ Andrew Roth | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
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Some contemporary work you would not get to see otherwise.

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Exhibition - SUB/SYDNEY curated by: The Public Life of Objects (Class of 2013) | UTS Library - University of Technology, Sydney

Exhibition - SUB/SYDNEY curated by: The Public Life of Objects (Class of 2013) | UTS Library - University of Technology, Sydney | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
SUB/SYDNEY invites you to submerge yourself in an exhibition that celebrates the very substance of this city. In this exhibition the prefix ‘sub’ encompasses the many parts of the city that come together to form a whole.
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Invisible Objects and Virtual Curation

by Bernard K. Means, Director Today's (October 13, 2013) Washington Post Arts section has a nice two-page spread on important cultural heritage items being curated at Washington D.C. area museums t...
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Worth curating and saving?

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Eric Kim Allowing High-Res Downloads of His Work for Free, Going 'Open Source'

Eric Kim Allowing High-Res Downloads of His Work for Free, Going 'Open Source' | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
Street photographer Eric Kim has always believed in the value of 'open source.' Usually a term reserved for software and code, open source is a development
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Hamlet: 'Violent' Content Blocked By Library Wi-Fi - The Inquisitr

Hamlet: 'Violent' Content Blocked By Library Wi-Fi - The Inquisitr | Art news that has a broader perspective | Scoop.it
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Forsyth was denied access to the site due to Hamlet's violent content. Forsyth needed to access the content, and could not understand why an MIT site would be blocked.
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Hamlet gets an XXX violence rating.

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