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Portraits of Hope Receives Official Green Light for Major Los Angeles Project!

Portraits of Hope has just received official approval to pursue an unprecedented public art and civic initiative that will involve more than 12,000 children...

‘How Can You Not Love Color?’: Damien Hirst Explains How Bonnard Inspired His New Gagosian Show

Damien Hirst has offered a sneak peek into a new body of work, titled the “Veil Paintings,” set to debut at GagosianBeverly Hills next month....

Grammys 2018: Lorde Sews Passage From Feminist Artist Jenny Holzer Into Dress

Many artists at tonight’s Grammy Awards sported a white rose, adopted as a symbol of the Time’s Up movement against sexual harassment and discrimination in...

Sonoma County’s coastal cliffs no match for rising seas

Sonoma County’s coastal cliffs, softened by rain and pounded by ocean waves, are receding by as much as a foot a year and will...

Stuart Hall and the Rise of Cultural Studies

In the summer of 1983, the Jamaican scholar Stuart Hall, who lived and taught in England, travelled to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,...

550,000 homes in Southern California have the highest risk of fire damage, but they are not alone

On a cataclysmic fall day in 2003, David Mead stood on the roof of his house using a garden hose to fight off an...

Chicago Firm Calls for Creating Office of the Public Architect

When Chicago architects Ann Lui and Craig Reschke opened Future Firm in 2015, they were open-minded about the types of jobs they’d take on. The...

Civil servants charge Trump is sidelining workers with expertise on climate change and environment

Interior Department manager Joel Clement figured his new bosses in the Trumpadministration might disapprove of his climate-change-focused work protecting Alaskan villages from rising seas.But...

Study: Flint had fewer births after water contaminated

Flint recorded fewer births and higher fetal death rates compared to other Michigan communities when the city’s drinking water was contaminated with lead, a...

Medical Students Benefit From Studying Visual Art

Instructors used an approach known as "Artful Thinking," which begins by observing and describing colors, shapes, and lines, before graduating to more complex concepts...

The Damages from Extreme Weather—and Challenges for Rebuilding

A day after Hurricane Harvey left Houston submerged in five feet (1.5 m) of water, the Washington Postpublished a piece examining the vulnerability of other...