Is It Soap Opera or Real Life? It’s Both

Stretching the limits of documentary photography, Diana Markosian’s autofictional “Santa Barbara” is the most authentic project of her career. Source link

The UK Government Has Warned Publicly Funded Museums to Stop Removing Controversial Statues From View

The UK government has told museums and galleries, including the British Museum and Tate Gallery, not to remove statues or other objects of contested cultural heritage […]

National Portrait Gallery Show to Bring First Ladies into Focus

A new exhibition, “Every Eye Is Upon Me: First Ladies of the United States,” will gather portraits and other artistic representations of first ladies. Source link

Tokyo Public Parks are Prepared for the Next Natural Disaster

Given Japan’s susceptibility to natural disasters such as earthquakes and hurricanes, landscape architects and urban engineers have been quietly re-designing public parks to function as evacuation […]

A Jack the Ripper mural – are you serious? How the Eastenders hit back

A demented face leers through a hole in the wall, his blood-spattered fingers gripping the shattered brickwork as he stares at passersby on the pavement below. […]

A Narnia-Inspired Design, on Long Island

A guesthouse remodel is helped by a passion for reading, in particular an escapist book series. Step into the wardrobe, please. Source link

Art Industry News: Ai Weiwei Staged a Silent Protest Outside of Julian Assange’s Trial to Support of the Wikileaks Founder + Other Stories | artnet News

NEED-TO-READ Grand Palais Scales Back Renovation Plans – The Grand Palais has scaled back its ambitious expansion plans due to ballooning costs and delays caused by the […]

Elementary Students in N.Y.C. Return to Classrooms After 6 Months

It won’t be like the school they left: Nine students will sit at desks six feet apart in classrooms that used to hold 30 children. Source […]

Early Hoppers Are Copies, Guston News Reverberates, and More: Morning Links from September 29, 2020

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. News A graduate student in London found that some of Edward Hopper’s early paintings are […]

André Gregory: Actor, Director, Artist

He’s been in the theater world for decades, but painting, he says, has taught him a new way of seeing. Source link