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New Study Finds Grim Numbers on Hollywood’s Diversity

by Andrew Wagner on August 5, 2014
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If “Best Man Holiday” gave you the impression that mainstream culture is finally diversifying, hold your applause. A new study from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism took a look at the number of underrepresented minorities in films, and its findings are grim.

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New Museum Curators to Fly Around the World

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on August 5, 2014
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The New Museum sure is doing well in the fundraising department.

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A Lost Cause? Alfredo Jaar’s “A Logo for America”

by Corinna Kirsch on July 28, 2014
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In 1987: It was played every six minutes. In 2014: It will be played between 11:57 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.

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Art Critics on the Move: ARTnews Gains More Gallerist Staff

by The AFC Staff on July 22, 2014
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Yes, it’s true.

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The Metropolitan Struggles to Keep Opera Alive

by Andrew Wagner on July 21, 2014
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Peter Gelb says keeping opera alive is a battle. Is the Metropolitan Opera winning it?

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The American Royalties Too Act: Are Artist Resale Royalties a Reality?

by Henry Kaye on July 17, 2014
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Artist royalties are, and have always been, notoriously under-legislated. This past Tuesday, however, we saw an important tipping point for legal change.

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Committing to the Difficult Option: Donors Give $26.8 Million to DIA

by Henry Kaye on July 16, 2014
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There’s been talk about two of Detroit’s options to pay off its retiree pensions, one difficult and one ugly.

This Wednesday, in a demonstration that there is still an ample supply of good in the world, donors have shown their commitment to the difficult option instead of resigning to the ugly one.

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3D-Modeling Data of Vagina Gets Japanese Artist Arrested

by Andrew Wagner on July 15, 2014
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Megumi Igarashi’s emailing of 3D models of her vagina, which could be used to make 3D prints, were deemed obscene by police.

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