March 30, 2021

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6 AAPI Artists Reflect on the Spike in Anti-Asian Violence

Andrew Kung, Wish I Had A Hero Who Looks Like Me, 2019. Courtesy of the artist. On March 16th, Robert Aaron Long targeted three massage parlors in the Atlanta, Georgia, area citing a need to eliminate the temptations they provoked. Eight people were shot to death, including six Asian women; their names were Daoyou Feng,

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Antonio Caro, Colombia’s Greatest Conceptual Artist, Has Died at 71

Antonio Caro, a Colombian artist whose work acerbically critiqued commercialism in his home country, has died at 71. Bogotá’s Casas Riegner gallery, which represents the artist, announced the news on social media, calling him “one of the talents most representative of Columbian art from the seventies to the present.” The Bogotá-based outlet the City Paper

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This Dollhouse-Sized Museum Exhibition Will Show Tiny Works by Damien Hirst, Rachel Whiteread, and Other Artists—See Images Here

In what may be the tiniest museum show ever, England’s Pallant Gallery will showcase work this summer by more than 30 of Britain’s most famous artists—and it will all be no bigger than the length of a No. 2 pencil. The show, titled “Masterpieces in Miniature,” features an architectural model gallery lined with original tiny

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Auction News

The Getty Museum Just Acquired the Recently Rediscovered Artemisia Gentileschi Painting That Set a New Record at Auction

The Getty Museum in Los Angeles has made a major acquisition: Artemisia Gentileschi’s Lucretia (ca. 1627), a striking portrait of an ancient Roman noblewoman pictured moments before she stabs herself with a dagger. The painting had languished in a private collection in Lyon, France for decades before appearing at auction in 2019, when it sold for

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T B A Revives Montreal’s “Shoebox” Housing with Graceful Curves

While Montreal may be known for its grey stone neighbourhoods and “missing middle” housing complexes, there’s another residential typology unique to the Canadian metropolis: the shoebox. These single-storey edifices, once common, are slowly disappearing from the city’s urban fabric. Tapped by a homeowner to extend an existing “shoebox” property on a deep yet narrow plot,

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Spectacular Aerial Photos Capture the Dramatic Scenes Unfolding as Iceland’s Volcano Erupts

All images © Thrainn Kolbeinsson, shared with permission Photographer Thrainn Kolbeinsson has been camping out on the Reykjanes peninsula in recent days documenting the long-awaited eruption of Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall volcano. Following an estimated 50,000 earthquakes and nearly 6,000 years since its last event, the Geldingadalur landform, which is located about 20 miles from Reykjavík, has been

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