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Amid Mounting Pressure, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Has Stripped Kanye West of His Honorary Degree

In the face of mounting pressure, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has announced it has rescinded the honorary degree it awarded to American musician and designer Kanye West (now known as Ye) in 2015. In an email sent to members of the SAIC community today, the school’s president Elissa Tenny cited …

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A local’s guide to Darwin: soul-stirring sunsets, enlivening art and multicultural markets | Travel

Food For Indigenous people, our life revolves around food and bringing people together. It’s social. In Darwin, we’re spoiled for multicultural choices. Every Saturday morning [8am to 2pm], I head to Parap Village Markets. The aromas take you to every continent on earth. Everyone raves about Mary’s laksa… [but] I always get frozen fruit, shaved …

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The Natural History Museum’s $75-million project, coming in 2024

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County’s $75-million transformation — a renovation and expansion project called the NHM Commons — is taking shape. The museum announced major updates to the project, including a new indoor-outdoor wing that includes a new entrance on the southwest side of the museum. The debut is slated for 2024, …

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Albuquerque struggling to keep up with ART stations

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – Driving down Central or just looking at the city’s 311 website will show the constant problems at the ART bus stations, from trash and graffiti to broken equipment. Officials said they’re having issues keeping up. Texas superintendent accused of putting camera in a girls’ locker room The city said they aren’t …

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Carving of man holding his penis and surrounded by leopards is oldest known depiction of a narrative scene, archaeologists say

A panel carved into a Neolithic bench in Turkey portraying a series of interactions between humans and animals may be the earliest known depiction of a narrative scene. The discovery of the relief, believed to be 11,000 years old, was published today in the peer-reviewed journal Antiquity. The scene may shed light on how ancient …

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Artist Samara Golden is exhibiting a nightmarish display of intestines around the world

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNN The artist Samara Golden has spent months painting guts — lurid, swollen, sinuous forms in bloody red, purplish-blue or a sickly yellow. Made of expandable foam, encased in balloons like misshapen sausage links, they are layered onto large-scale panels that loom above viewers. One installation saw the multicolor intestines surround …

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Photographer Loses Plagarism Case Against Artist Who ‘Ripped Off’ Her Work

Jeff Dieschburg’s painting, left. Jinga Zhang’s photo, right. A court has ruled that an artist accused of copying a photographer’s work did not commit plagiarism. United States-based photographer Jinga Zhang brought the case to judges at a court in Luxembourg who found that Zhang’s original photo did not meet the criteria to fall under Luxembourgish …

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