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Why Old American Cemeteries Are Showcasing New Art – CityLab

With their long-dead inhabitants remembered only foggily, historic cemeteries like Mount Auburn and Green-Wood use art to connect to the living. Source: Why Old American...

Can D.C.’s Cultural Plan Save City’s Arts Scene? – CityLab

From D.C. to Dallas, cities are drafting documents to help protect their cultural resources from economic changes. But too often, these plans lack teeth. Source:...

Growing Communities Together | Patronicity

Patronicity brings together local citizens and sponsors to support great initiatives in their communities. Source: Growing Communities Together | Patronicity

The Shed Has Big Ambitions for New York City – CityLab

If The Shed remains committed to its lofty goals, Hudson Yards may soon provide real accessibility and a sorely needed sense of inclusion. Source: The...

Inside the Craze for KAWS: How a New Jersey Graffiti Artist Achieved Art-Market Domination Without Following Any of the Rules | artnet News

Ahead of Art Basel Hong Kong, where the artist is omnipresent, we uncover the forces behind his meteoric rise. Source: Inside the Craze for KAWS:...

As Museums Fall in Love With ‘Experiences,’ Their Core Missions Face Redefinition

Remember around 10 years ago, when “curate” became the mot du jour, descending from the ivory tower of museums and white-cube galleries to describe...

The Secret Ingredient of Resilient Cities: Culture

An oft-told urban success story is that of Medellín, Colombia. Under Pablo Escobar, the notorious drug lord that inspired the Netflix show Narcos, the...

What Will the Art Gallery of the Future Do? Pace’s Marc Glimcher on the Coming Disruption and Why the ‘Art World Is Not Fair’

Last month, I had the opportunity to talk to Pace Gallery president and CEO Marc Glimcher about where the art industry is headed and...

To Build a Better Bus Lane, Just Paint It

“Red carpet” bus lanes can be a cheap, fast, and effective way to smooth commutes for public transit users and drivers alike.

The Prodigies: Meet 8 Groundbreaking Millennial Artists Who Are Already Being Taught in Art History Classes

It’s not easy to crack the art-historical canon. Even many of the world’s best artists don’t make it into textbooks, major museum collections, or...

In Paradise, an Artist Draws Out ‘Beauty Among the Ashes’

Good morning. An atmospheric river storm has gripped Northern California this week, pouring almost two feet of rain on parts of Sonoma County...

In the Vast Beauty of the Coachella Valley, Desert X Artists Emphasize the Perils of Climate Change

Visiting Desert X 2019, the enormous art biennial spread over 55 miles of southern California’s Coachella Valley, is a real undertaking. To see all...