July 28, 2021

The Centre Pompidou Has Tapped 39-Year-Old Xavier Rey to Direct the Museum as It Embarks on a Crucial Three-Year Revamp

In the latest round of musical chairs at French museums, 39-year-old Xavier Rey has been appointed director of the Centre Pompidou, the major Paris institution that umbrellas the Musée national d’art moderne (National Museum of Modern Art). Ahead of a three-year planned closure of the Paris building for renovations, Rey has been selected for his experience at

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Kristy Luck

“Know thyself,” commands the age-old adage; yet no matter how hard one tries, the true depths of one’s history and identity remain inscrutable. This inscrutability lies at the crux of Kristy Luck’s

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A Republican Congressman Just Introduced a Bill That Would Require the White House to Report Hunter Biden’s Art Sales

Earlier this month, the White House reportedly reached an agreement with Hunter Biden’s art dealer stipulating that all information related to the sale of the First Son’s artwork—including prices and the names of buyers—would be kept confidential.  It was said that the agreement would prevent bad actors from buying works of art as a way

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London Officials Spent $2.7 Million to Build an Experience With ‘Soaring’ City Views. Its First Visitors Were Very Disappointed

London’s efforts to draw shoppers back to its main retail neighborhood by building a massive grass-covered mound at the bottom of Oxford Street have backfired after the first visitors to the attraction derided it as “the worst” London has to offer. Local authorities responsible for the Mound have apologized for the “teething problems” and are

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Everyday Moments

As national lockdowns lift, it’s becoming clear just how much coronavirus has altered our day-to-day lives. In April 2020, more than 46% of people in employment did some work at home. Of those, 86% did so as a result of the pandemic. Illustrator Meda Kinaite brings the implications of this major shift into focus. The

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