March 4, 2021

Art News

Dr. Fauci Has Donated the 3-D Coronavirus Model He Used to Explain the Pandemic to the Public to the Smithsonian’s American History Museum

The coronavirus is heading to the Smithsonian—but don’t be alarmed. It’s actually a 3-D printed model of the virus that Anthony Fauci donated to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, in Washington, DC. You might have spotted the blue and orange model, featuring the virus’s distinctive protein spikes—the part that latches onto and infects cells—in

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5 Things We Learned from Lina Ghotmeh

Barely in her forties, Lina Ghotmeh is already making a mark on the world of architecture. In 2020, Stone Garden, a 13-storey residential tower she designed in her hometown of Beirut during her partnership in Dorell.Ghotmeh.Tane / Architects, was being completed when an explosion rocked the city’s port. Constructed with a 35-centimetre-thick envelope and deep-set

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This Optical Illusion Is the Most Beautiful Street Artwork in France

Facebook An impressive trompe-l-oeil fresco painted in the coastal city of Boulogne-Sur-Mer was recently crowned France’s most beautiful street artwork for 2020. Every year, a popular French portal dedicated to urban art hosts a national competition to crown the nation’s most impressive street art. Thousands of votes are cast, and for last year, the title

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