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I went to south Texas to write about a guy who built a 3-mile-long wall at the very stretch of border where the current immigration surge is taking place. Now he wants to get paid. As many twists and turns in this story as the Rio Grande. For @BW bloomberg.com/news/features/…
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Danish Siddiqui, Reuters' chief photographer, won the Pulitzer prize in 2018 for this photo of a Rohingya woman who had crossed the Bay of Bengal to flee genocide. Danish was killed by a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan today whilst embedded with troops. reuters.com/world/asia-pac…
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The Italian ministry of development and sustainable transport has passed a decree banning all cruise ships of more than 25,000 tonnes and longer than 180m from entering Venice by the Giudecca canal as from 1 August ow.ly/AjXU50FvJLd
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Kara Walker rose to prominence with silhouettes in 1994 – bringing racism, gender, sexuality and violence into focus.   @kunstmuseumbs presents over 600 drawings – surveying American history from slavery to Barack Obama’s presidency. Until 26 September. bit.ly/3qik4zx
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Eye of the Huntress: the new digital art platform to know trib.al/YITC9K6
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Her Dark Materials is curated by Philippa Adams and uses dark humor to subtly handle cruel realities, celebrate facets of the human condition, and play with the sinister. flaunt.com/content/her-da… @FlauntMagazine Nancy Cadogan, Under the Crescent Moon On eyeofthehuntress.com
Apple converted Tower Theater in #dtla into a store and Creative Studios LA, a partnership with @InnerCityArts @SJLI_CA and Music Forward Foundation. It will provide access to technology, creative resources, and hands-on experience. #design wallpaper.com/architecture/a… @wallpapermag
Barcelona City Council Steps in to Preserve a Little-known Keith Haring Mural hyperallergic.com/654037/barcelo…
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For 18 years, Thomas Holton has documented the lives of the Lam family of Ludlow Street. huckmag.com/?p=451511
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This kind of dancefloor-filler brings with it associations of kitsch and backward rural hinterlands untouched by wifi and non-binary gender classifications #TCJArchives calvertjournal.com/articles/show/…
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Metabolism architects asserted that architecture should be adaptable and able to respond to disasters both natural and man-made. artsy.net/article/artsy-… #architecture #designthinking #design #Japan
Which countries can Americans travel to now? See our up-to-date guide. nyti.ms/3oItTWK
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Here are @TatlerHongKong's 10 booths to make a 'beeline for' during Art Basel Hong Kong: bit.ly/2S94vNv
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"funiculars were one solution to the first-mile/last-mile commuter conundrum that persists to this day" #LosAngeles #DTLA latimes.com/california/sto…\
I'm excited to have written the cover story for the new issue of @LAmag. It's a deep dive into Downtown Los Angeles, exploring how the community was hammered by #COVID19, and what comes next. #DTLA #Longreads lamag.com/mag-features/d…
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.@ChristiesInc is honored to announce that @MetaKovan, the founder and financer of @metapurse, the largest NFT fund in the world, was the winning bidder of @beeple’s THE FIRST 5000 DAYS, for $69.3 m (42329.453 ETH). Read more here: bit.ly/3clGFoa
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and they wanted no part of it. They understood that governments “deriv[e] their just powers from the consent of the governed.”” By Stacey Plaskett Delegate of the U.S. Virgin Islands theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/…
century mark. Our nation’s Founders never intended our country to work this way. Many of them, including Alexander Hamilton, who spent his formative years in my home of St. Croix, risked their lives to reject colonialism. They had experienced taxation without representation...
That number is equivalent to the population of the five smallest states combined. More than 98 percent of these territorial residents are racial or ethnic minorities like me—a fact that cannot be a mere coincidence as our continuing disenfranchisement extends well past the...
“More than 3.5 million Americans are denied the right to vote in presidential elections, because they live in one of five U.S. territories: Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, and my home, the U.S. Virgin Islands...
"What is the depth of America in the year 1964? What is the depth of its people? … I look at my hand and see my face. I will not rest until every American can do the same.” Jack Whitten nytimes.com/2021/02/12/t-m…
Final readiness check for Entry, Descent, and Landing: ✅ Mission team ✅ Communications stations ✅ Spacecraft A little over an hour to go. Let’s do this. #CountdownToMars
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Having some fun with my Quarantined View as we go into lockdown again. instagr.am/p/CLH8EifLeIc/
1. The assault on democracy that everyone saw at the Capitol on Jan 6 quietly continues in statehouses around the country. State officials that embraced Trump's lies are introducing a flood of legislation to make it more difficult for people to vote popular.info/p/the-war-on-v…
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Zoom conversation today at 1pm (London): Do universities play a key role in social justice by inspiring radical art practice? Terence Trouillot @friezeofficial Isaac Julien @mcevoyarts Mark Nash, Jennifer González artandtheworld.com/event/lessons-…
Kunstinstituut Melly—the new name for the institution formerly known as Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art! Launch publicly on January 27, 2021 More info here: buff.ly/3ctGsRJ @KunstMelly
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The @RSaltounGallery and @Arendt_Center are collaborating for all of 2021 for 'On Hannah Arendt' tackling each of the questions posed by Arendt in Between Past and Future: Eight Exercises in Political Thought. The next virtual reading group is Feb 10th: artandtheworld.com/event/on-hanna…
"Mr. Rosen and Mr. Clark made their competing cases to him in a bizarre White House meeting that two officials compared with an episode of Mr. Trump’s reality show “The Apprentice,” albeit one that could prompt a constitutional crisis."
"The department officials, convened on a conference call, then asked each other: What will you do if Mr. Rosen is dismissed? The answer was unanimous. They would resign. Their informal pact ultimately helped persuade Mr. Trump to keep Mr. Rosen in place." twitter.com/adamgoldmanNYT…
Walking streets where mill laborers once lived and watching neighbors play violin or sing from their stoops, Stanislav began exploring the city’s immigrant population and the biological and manmade plagues it has survived. By @christinespolar for @NatGeo nationalgeographic.com/travel/2020/12…
Get ready for our 2nd #VirtualReadingGroup with a video introduction by @Roger_Berkowitz director @Arendt_Center, on 'Tradition & The Modern Age': the first chapter of Arendt's 1968 publication 'Between Past & Future'. Watch the video here: vimeo.com/498055954 #OnHannahArendt
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Angela Boehm, Emma Palm, and Louie Villanueva will join GRAIN to discuss their work in the upcoming Exposure Photography Festival @ExposureFF in Alberta, Canada during Feb. artandtheworld.com/event/exposure…
On Sunset, Ska Brought People Together The music was a multicultural refuge for 1980s L.A. - part of the @GettyMuseum series exploring the musical legacy of Sunset Boulevard through Ed Ruscha's photographs blogs.getty.edu/iris/on-sunset…
Great thread for those asking, "Do they really believe the obvious lies?" twitter.com/lilithsaintcro…
A friend just said to me "Are we supposed to be working during the coup?" and honestly it was the most American thing I've ever heard.
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All of this was predictable. It was predicted. And the lasting shame of history will be on all those who refused to act out of cowardice, ambition, or their own allegiance to an authoritarian movement.
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In Surprise Ruling, Kandinsky Painting Will Not Be Returned to Jewish Collector Heirs hyperallergic.com/612356/kandins…
The audio of Trump with the Georgia secretary of state. Wow. It’s like telling the Nixon tapes to “hold my beer.”
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A 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Croatia on Tuesday. These are among the first pictures to emerge of the tremor.
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Things that won't get you a visit by armed police: calling for violent action to overturn an election. Things that will: disseminating accurate data on a pandemic cnn.com/2020/12/07/us/…
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The origins of The Specials’ ‘Ghost Town’ (and why it eerily resonates today) via @BritishGQ @DylanJonesGQ Read here bit.ly/GhostTownGQMag…
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