On Long Island, Jackson Pollock And Lee Krasner’s Home Had So Many Visitors That Neighbors Complained, Asking For Limits

“The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, which is operated by the Stony Brook Foundation, the nonprofit fundraising agency of Stony Brook University, attracted hundreds of visitors per day to the Springs Fireplace Road site. A record 350 people visited the home one day last year, center director Helen Harrison said.” Now, after complaints, the visitors […]

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Why, And How, Did A Liverpool Biennial Artwork Documenting The Deaths Of Thousands Of Refugees Disappear?

What the … “On Wednesday, August 1, the Liverpool Biennial announced that their installation of The List was anonymously removed by unauthorized persons unaffiliated with the arts festival. The city council also affirmed that nobody employed by the municipality was thought to have pilfered the long list of the dead. On Twitter, the biennial is […]

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No More Free Sundays At Colosseum, Uffizi, Etc., Says Italy’s New Government

“The new culture minister of Italy’s populist coalition government, Alberto Bonisoli, has [announced] that a monthly free-entry initiative at the country’s museums and monuments is coming to an end. Since July 2014, more than 480 state-run cultural sites, including Pompeii, the Uffizi and the Colosseum, have been free to visit on the first Sunday of […]

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Paris Gets Its First Digital Art Museum, And It’s Très Trippy

At L’Atelier des Lumières, “artists’ works are transformed as images of their paintings are projected (using 140 laser video projectors) on to (and across) 10-metre-high walls over the vast 3,300 square metre surface area of the renovated 19th-century building. These images provide an immersive and panoramic show throughout the space, to a sound track of […]

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