Archive for June, 2021

How To Tell If You’re Part Of A Cult

It is language that can best clue us in as to whether an organization we have joined is a cult or is at least engaging in cultlike behavior to extract resources out of its members. – The New Republic

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James Franco Agrees To Settle Class-Action Sexual Misconduct Suit For $2.2 Million

The actor agreed to a settlement in a class-action suit led by two of his former students, Sarah Tither-Kaplan and Toni Gaal, at his now-shuttered Studio 4 school.

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Dallas Arboretum Welcomes Summer With a Garden Soirée and the City’s Top Chefs

Flapper dresses and cowboy hats danced together to the music of several local artists at the Dallas Arboretum’s annual Food and Wine Festival. The June 10th celebration, themed A Great Gatsby Garden Soirée, featured all the Roaring ’20s classics with feathers and fringes decorating the botanical garden’s blooming lawn. The first day of summer gathered … Continued

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Artworks Leaving UK As Museums Deal With Cash Shortage

UK museums can hardly try to buy multi-million-pound works of art when they are making large numbers of staff redundant as a result of Covid-19. – The Art Newspaper

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James Cuno Steps Down As Head Of Getty

In 2011, Cuno was appointed to lead the Getty Trust, which manages four Los Angeles–based organizations: the Getty Museum, the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Research Institute, and the Getty Foundation, the organization’s main philanthropic arm. – ARTnews

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Six Must-See Exhibitions in Chelsea this Summer

Here are our picks of the six must-see shows in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood this season, from the Art in America Guide to Chelsea. ... | Read More

Founder of Portugal’s Museu Coleção Berardo Arrested on Fraud Charges

José “Joe” Berardo, Portugal’s top art collector and the founder of Lisbon’s Museu Coleção Berardo, was arrested June 29 on fraud and money-laundering charges stemming from allegations that he moved ... | Read More

How People Come To Deny Science

People live in information filter bubbles created by powerful algorithms. When those in your social circle share misinformation, you are more likely to believe it and share it. Misinformation multiplies and science denial grows. – The Conversation

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What To Do With All Those Empty NYC Storefronts? Put Art In Them

Last June Barbara Anderson founded Art on the Ave, which creates free exhibits in New York City neighborhoods by using empty storefronts as gallery space. – Christian Science Monitor

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Yael Bartana on messianic myth, redemption, and the “Jewish question”

Since the early 2000s, Yael Bartana has brought the remnants of the “Jewish question” into sharp relief. “Redemption Now,” a survey at Berlin’s Jewish Museum on through October 10, includes early ... | Read More
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