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Florida governor Ron DeSantis vetoes $32m in state arts funding

The Art Newspaper

Museums and other cultural institutions will lose out on millions in promised grants that were originally in the state budget before it was sent to DeSantis to sign

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See Frida Kahlo in Her Element in a New York Show of Rare Photographs

Artnet News

Fifty photographs of the Mexican artist are now on view in "Frida Kahlo: Forever Yours" at Throckmorton Fine Arts. The post See Frida Kahlo in Her Element in a New York Show of Rare Photographs appeared first on Artnet News.

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How Boston's Eliot School desegregated — and resegregated

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Since the end of mandatory busing in 1988, white students in the Boston public schools have tended to 'cluster' once again in a small handful of select schools, due to parent choice, persistent neighborhood segregation — and district policy. Since the end of mandatory busing in 1988, white students in the Boston public schools have tended to 'cluster' once again in a small handful of select schools, due to parent choice, persistent neighborhood segregation — and district policy.

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Announcing the AASLH 2024 History in Progress Award Winners

Conservation - American Association for State and

For nearly eighty years, the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has presented Leadership in History Awards to establish and encourage standards of excellence in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all people. Today, AASLH announces the winners of the History in Progress awards.

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‘We are not seeing the picture Rubens intended’: conservation reveals drastic changes made to acclaimed Judgement of Paris

The Art Newspaper

More than a year of meticulous research and work has led to the painting being glowingly restored—while revealing amendments by an unknown artist that “changed the narrative completely”

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Barbara Gladstone, Influential New York Art Dealer, Dies at 89

Artnet News

In an era of ever-expanding mega galleries, she took a different approach. The post Barbara Gladstone, Influential New York Art Dealer, Dies at 89 appeared first on Artnet News.

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'We were fighting for our life': Former Boston Public Schools student, teacher reflect on busing, 50 years later

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Nearly 50 years after the ruling mandating Boston desegregate its schools, two people who lived through that history joined WBUR's Morning Edition to look back on what happened and how it still impacts us today. Nearly 50 years after the ruling mandating Boston desegregate its schools, two people who lived through that history joined WBUR's Morning Edition to look back on what happened and how it still impacts us today.

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Victory without damage: ‘Just Stop Oil’s climate activism is one of the most successful disobedience campaigns ever’

The Art Newspaper

The climate catastrophe has been brought to the forefront of the public mind without causing serious harm to the targeted works, says John Paul Stonard

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Are the Basel Fairs Eating Each Other? Kenny Schachter Has a Theory—and News of a Big Bezos Art Deal

Artnet News

Fresh from Switzerland, our columnist also reports on the Digital Art Mile, which ran alongside the main event. The post Are the Basel Fairs Eating Each Other? Kenny Schachter Has a Theory—and News of a Big Bezos Art Deal appeared first on Artnet News.

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The beautiful vision of Boston’s Freedom Schools

Wbur

Before busing, civil rights thinkers devised a solution for bad education: freedom schools. Before busing, civil rights thinkers devised a solution for bad education: freedom schools.

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Patterned on the Past

The Magazine Antiques

At the Allan Breed School of Woodworking, a master craftsman instructs the next generation in the styles and standards of historic American furniture. The post Patterned on the Past appeared first on The Magazine Antiques. Patterned on the Past was first posted on June 19, 2024 at 8:00 am. ©2021 " The Magazine Antiques " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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Centre Pompidou must not close for five years, say French critics and curators

The Art Newspaper

An open letter has called for the public to have access to the complex during its major forthcoming renovation—and for the role of Paris’s state institutions to be protected as a result

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‘I Paint What I Witness’: For Half a Century, Artist Neil Jenney Has Blazed a Trail of His Own

Artnet News

Working from SoHo and Connecticut, the artist paints the world with a gimlet eye. The post ‘I Paint What I Witness’: For Half a Century, Artist Neil Jenney Has Blazed a Trail of His Own appeared first on Artnet News.

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At mobile home parks, a battle brews between residents and corporate owners on rents

Wbur

Hundreds of mobile home residents say they've been charged disparate prices, in violation of state law. Park owners, who want to charge higher rates to new residents, argue that requiring prices to be the same for everyone could hurt those least able to pay. Hundreds of mobile home residents say they've been charged disparate prices, in violation of state law.

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ARL Celebrates Pride Month 2024

Conservation - Association of Research Libraries

Last Updated on June 21, 2024, 9:43 am ET background image by Steve Johnson on Unsplash June is internationally recognized as Pride Month for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and two-spirit (LGBTQIA2S+) community. The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and our member libraries are elevating the voices and lived experiences of our neighbors, friends, and family members in the LGBTQIA2S+ community.

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Operators of New York auction house charged with illegal sales of ivory and rhino horn artefacts

The Art Newspaper

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office has charged the owners of Merces Gallery with selling prohibited animal products online

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Archaeologists Find a Bronze Age Workshop That Produced the Ancient World’s Prized Dye

Artnet News

An excavation on the island of Aegina in Greece turned up pottery shards stained with Tyrian purple. The post Archaeologists Find a Bronze Age Workshop That Produced the Ancient World’s Prized Dye appeared first on Artnet News.

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Busing turned a Charlestown school into a Mandarin language magnet. Now that program's closing

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By 1975, many elementary school students were bused from Chinatown to schools in Charlestown. Today, there's still a significant number of Chinese students attending a Charlestown elementary school. Still, 50 years after court-ordered desegregation, providing bilingual students with a solid education is difficult to achieve. By 1975, many elementary school students were bused from Chinatown to schools in Charlestown.

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Current and coming: American paintings at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

The Magazine Antiques

A transformative donation is on view at the de Young. The post Current and coming: American paintings at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco appeared first on The Magazine Antiques. Current and coming: American paintings at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco was first posted on June 21, 2024 at 8:00 am. ©2021 " The Magazine Antiques " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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Sotheby's launches first fine art Sealed auction without reserve

The Art Newspaper

Yayoi Kusama's "Phantom Polka Dots of Fate, Ordained by Heaven, Were the Greatest Gift Ever for Me" to be sold by Sealed Auctions and on view in Sotheby’s New Bond Street Galleries.

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The Hunt: The World’s Most Valuable Stolen Painting

Artnet News

Vermeer’s domestic scene has an estimated value of $250 million. The post The Hunt: The World’s Most Valuable Stolen Painting appeared first on Artnet News.

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Announcing the AASLH 2024 Albert B. Corey Award Winner

Conservation - American Association for State and

Announcing the AASLH 2024 Albert B. Corey Award Winner AASLH 2024 Leadership in History Awards Mt. Tabor Preservation Project of Mt. Holly Springs, Pennsylvania, Recognized with Albert B. Corey Award For more than 75 years, AASLH has given Leadership in History Awards to establish and encourage standards of excellence in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all people.

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The Boston Celtics are NBA champions. Failure was their greatest teacher

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The 2024 Boston Celtics crushed the league from start to finish on the way to the franchise’s historic 18th banner, writes Khari Thompson. But if you really want to understand this championship team, you need to first tell the story of their failures. The 2024 Boston Celtics crushed the league from start to finish on the way to the franchise’s historic 18th banner, writes Khari Thompson.

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MFA Boston director Matthew Teitelbaum will retire after ten-year stint

The Art Newspaper

Teitelbaum has navigated one of the US’s most prominent art museums through a decade of renovations, revamped education initiatives, scandals and shutdowns

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Why Fiber Art Is (Still) Having a Moment as Prices and Recognition Continue to Climb

Artnet News

Some artists working in the medium have hit high water marks at auction just this year. The post Why Fiber Art Is (Still) Having a Moment as Prices and Recognition Continue to Climb appeared first on Artnet News.

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Understanding Gemological Reports for Jewelry Appraisal

Gemology Resources

When it comes to jewelry appraisals, understanding the value of colored stones is crucial. Gemological reports play a key role in providing detailed information about the quality and characteristics of gemstones. In Houston, where the jewelry market is thriving, having a gemological report can make all the difference in determining the true worth of a piece.

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Who Are KAWS’s Most Famous Characters? We Explain

Artnet Auctions

A number of KAWS most adored characters—from Chum to BFF–can be found in this month's Contemporary Editions sale. The post Who Are KAWS’s Most Famous Characters? We Explain appeared first on Artnet News.

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Artist's climate change sculpture near Salisbury Cathedral sparks criticism from residents

The Art Newspaper

Hilary Jack says she hopes the controversy around her work, showing a house falling into the sea, will help bring attention to the issue of global warming

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Artist Maria Kreyn’s Tempestuous Seascapes Illuminate a Venice Church

Artnet News

The New York-based artist's works are now on view in the exhibition "Chronos" at St George's Anglican Church in Venice. The post Artist Maria Kreyn’s Tempestuous Seascapes Illuminate a Venice Church appeared first on Artnet News.

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1964: A Banner Year for Transportation!

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles

by Judy Gonyeau, managing editor The Teamsters Master Freight Agreement JANUARY 15, 1964 – A monumental day in Teamsters history when the first National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA) was [.] The post 1964: A Banner Year for Transportation! appeared first on The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles.

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Lelands to Sell Tonya Harding’s Historic Skating Costume

WorthPoint

The red sequin costume worn by figure skater Tonya Harding at the 1994 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Image Source: Lelands On January 6, 1994, hitman Shane Stant assaulted figure skater Nancy Kerrigan following a practice session for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. The next day, Kerrigan missed the event, and Tonya Harding, a figure skater and rival of Kerrigan, won the event.

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More than 80% of young, wealthy Americans want to collect art, survey finds

The Art Newspaper

Bank of America surveyed more than 1,000 US citizens with more than $3m in assets for their poll of high-net-worth individuals

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Italian Curators Claim Vatican’s Venice Biennale Pavilion Exploits Prisoners

Artnet News

Organizers of the Holy See's exhibition say it has potential benefits for 'resocializing purposes.' The post Italian Curators Claim Vatican’s Venice Biennale Pavilion Exploits Prisoners appeared first on Artnet News.

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Campana Brothers No. 1/3 Settimo Cabinet leads our five lots to watch

Auction Central News

Campana Brothers, No. 1/3 Settimo Cabinet PARIS – Fernando (1961-2022) and Humberto Campana (b. 1953-) were the first South American designers to make a mark in the high-end European furniture space.

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Sgraffito Mug Brings $40,000

Maine Antique Digest

Pook & Pook, Inc., Downingtown, Pennsylvania Photos courtesy Pook & Pook, Inc. The April 18 and 19 “Americana and International” sale at Pook & Pook, Inc., Downingtown, Pennsylvania, followed the traditional Pook format.

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Australian blockbuster Pharaoh show could inspire British Museum's revamped Ancient Egypt galleries

The Art Newspaper

Curators from the London institution said they might adopt some of the innovative ways the objects were displayed at the National Gallery of Victoria

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Conservation of a Rubens Masterpiece Turns Up Hidden Alterations

Artnet News

The painting's composition was significantly altered in the 17th century. The post Conservation of a Rubens Masterpiece Turns Up Hidden Alterations appeared first on Artnet News.

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