Recent Headlines

Was the London killing of a British soldier 'terrorism'?
guardian.co.uk
May 23, 2013

Knife welding crazies... terrorism?

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Saltz and Davidson on Donald Judd’s Loft
NY Mag
May 23, 2013

The newly renovated loft of famed installation-light-sculptural artist Donald Judd will open at the end of this month. Cirtic's Jerry Saltz and Justin Davidson argue its merits, too minimal or not too minimal that is the question...

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Barbara Garcia, Her Dog, and Life Under the Oklahoma Sky
The New Yorker
May 22, 2013

Tornadoes, for all their vicious bulk, are capricious. They can rip a building out of the ground and leave a little dog dusty and dazed, but otherwise unscathed.

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Femen protester stages mock suicide at Notre Dame cathedral
The Guardian
May 22, 2013

A member of the feminist group Femen, staged a mock suicide in Notre Dame cathedral in the French capital, less than 24 hours after a far-right historian killed himself there in front of visitors and church-goers.

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Far-right French historian, 78-year-old Dominique Venner, commits suicide in Notre Dame in protest against gay marriage
The Independent
May 22, 2013

A far-right French historian shot himself in the head beside the altar of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris today apparently in protest against the legalisation of gay marriage in France.

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Does Expansion of Rights Also Expand Antigay Violence?
Advocate.com
May 22, 2013

The National Organization for Marriage released a statement on Tuesday distancing its agenda from the murder of Mark Carson, a New Yorker gunned down for being gay.

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The Whitney Museum's New Logo Goes Nowhere
Hyperallergic
May 22, 2013

WTF Whitney?

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Early Prints by Mary Cassatt
Hyperallergic
May 22, 2013

The much overlooked print collection at NY Public library features works by Mary Cassatt, the 19th C. ex-pat living in Paris and helping to define the Impressionist movement.

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The Nazi Ties of Joseph Beuys
http://hyperallergic.com
May 21, 2013

A new biography argues that artist Joseph Beuys was not really progressive and enlightened, but rather reactionary in his politics. A new biography of the artist, kicks up the age-old debate about the separation of the artist and the art ...

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Skewering the Egos of Male Artists at Dia:Beacon
hyperallergic.com
May 21, 2013

Of the 25 artists whose work is currently on long-term view at Dia:Beacon, four of them are women. One of those women is half of a husband-and-wife team.

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