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The Guardian Explores the Challenges and Risks of Shipping and Transporting Masterpieces

March 25th, 2019

The Guardian has a piece this week on the logistics and challenges of shipping masterpiece artworks.  “At the end of the day, you have to make your peace with that,” one conservator says of the stressful and threatening conditions that works being shipped occasionally face. “You have to think what art is for.”
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Decolonize This Place Launches Ambitious Protest at Whitney

March 25th, 2019

Arts protest group Decolonize This Place has launched an ambitious protest at The Whitney, calling for the ouster of Board Vice Chair Warren B. Kanders. “Direct actions work,” says Megan Kapler of the group P.A.I.N.  “We don’t want dirty money. We want transparency. We want accountability.”
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Van Gogh Painting Revealed to Have Vibrant Color Palette

March 25th, 2019

Research into a Van Gogh landscape currently being restored for a show at Tate Britain has uncovered a far brighter, more vibrant color palette than previously thought, The Guardian reports. “It is amazing, isn’t it,” says lead curartor Carol Jacobi. “The thing that fascinates me is that he has got this particular effect you get at the end of the day when the sky is lighter than the landscape but it will light up in the water that’s in the landscape.”
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