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Museums & their workers struggle against coronavirus
I work at an art museum in the United States that closed two weeks ago to join the struggle against spreading Coronavirus (COVID-19). I am one of many workers whose […]
Is the art world’s #MeToo reckoning coming?
A group of Pennsylvania art institutions, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, are struggling to contain a scandal which might have lingering ramifications for the global art world. The drama […]
Art in the time of coronavirus
Amid growing panic over the rapid spread of the coronavirus, some of Italy’s most famous museums are shuttering their doors. From Turin to Venice, seven northern regions have been directed […]
Owner of Banksy’s ‘Season’s Greeting’ ditches museum plans
John Brandler, an Essex-based art dealer and gallery owner, has backed away from plans to open a street art museum in Port Talbot after purchasing Banksy’s Season’s Greetings mural. Shortly […]
Whose Culture Is It?
Earlier this month, the theater group “BP or not BP?” stormed the British Museum in what they called the “Stolen Goods Tour.” The tour featured lectures and performances by indigenous […]
Christophe Girard : “Paris keeps it appointment with the 21st century”.
On the Rue de Valois just as in City Hall, there are two kinds of politicians in charge of cultur : “politicos”, the men and women who view working in culture […]