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Link About It: Museums Ban Selfie Sticks

Museums Ban Selfie Sticks


Museums are taking a stand against selfie sticks by prohibiting them in their exhibits. Already publicly banning the photo-enhancing rods are The Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim, the Frick, and Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts—with more looking to……

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Rare, Obscure and Framed: Re-Issue Posters: Sourced from design archives and museums around the world, diverse and brilliant prints for the home or office

Rare, Obscure and Framed: Re-Issue Posters

Mass-produced prints add as much to a space as a tiny sprig of parsley atop an entree—sure it adds some color, but it’s far from memorable or meaningful. Ditch the cookie-cutter dorm room pop-art prints in favor of something truly unique from Re……

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REMIX Summit NYC: Sree Sreenivasan of The Met : The renowned museum’s first Chief Digital Officer weighs in on technology, art culture and the upcoming conference

REMIX Summit NYC: Sree Sreenivasan of The Met


The worlds of technology, culture and entrepreneurship have never been more connected. Success in any of the aforementioned disciplines requires not just a significant knowledge but a reverence for a diverse range of topics that were once thought unrelated. Building a new…

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Atari games found in a New Mexico landfill will be given to museums and sold on eBay

It’s a story of legend that was finally proven true earlier this year: back in April, construction workers in New Mexico unearthed a cache of Atari 2600 games (including the notoriously horrible E.T.) from a landfill, where they had been buried for more than 30 years. Atari put them there during the great video game crash of 1983, but the story had never been confirmed until the excavation.

Now, there’s a plan for the uncovered games: according to a report from Polygon, the approximately 1,200 games that were found will either head for museums or be auctioned off on eBay. “The primary goal is that they go into museums and the story be told,” said dig site manager Joe Lewandowski, according to a recording of a city council meeting this…

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The Art Lover’s Guide to Japanese Museums: The first English language guide of its kind to be published in 30 years

The Art Lover's Guide to Japanese Museums


Across 176 full-color pages, author and historian Sophie Richard delivers comprehensive insight on over 50 art museums and galleries throughout Japan, in her first book “The Art Lover’s Guide to Japanese Museums.” Filled with practical knowledge,…

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Charged: Jim Campbell in NYC: The artist brings his sculptural LED “light films” to New York, taking over museums, galleries and ballets

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           While the boundaries between contemporary art and technology have grown increasingly blurry—thanks to everything from biologically-inspired knitted structures to oil that “defies” gravity—there are, surprisingly, only a handful of artists who delve deep into…<br />
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15 incredible design museums you MUST visit!

From New York to São Paulo to Singapore, these world-class institutions will keep you inspired all year.

    


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The New Whitney with Renzo Piano: A hard-hat tour with the architect of the museum’s future home

The New Whitney with Renzo Piano


Sitting at the south end of New York City’s High Line park, the Renzo Piano work-in-progress is the Whitney Museum’s future home. The team behind the project is…

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New York art museum’s ingenious new website

Design agency CHIPS developed the 82nd & Fifth website to showcase 100 works of art over the course of a year. We find out how it works.

    


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