Image courtesy of The Superslice. According to a source “close to the decision-making process,” there is a good chance that the Los Angeles Planning and Land Use Management Committee will reverse the ban on the creation of murals on private property when they vote next week. Check out a great video short on The Superslice about efforts toContinue reading “"Museums are for the Dead, I Want Life"”
Judge Oetken of the S.D.N.Y. issued his Biro v. Condé Nast opinion. J. Oetken granted The New Yorker and Grann’s motion to for an order finding Biro to be a public figure, as well as their motion for judgment on the pleadings, and granted the remaining defendants’ motions for dismissal for failure to state a claim. Notably,Continue reading “News Heavy…”
Sue, the T-Rex at the Field Museum. The fossils of dueling dinosaurs were found by commercial prospectors, who calls himself the “Dino Cowboy,” on on a private ranch in Montana. Since the U.S. only regulates fossils found on public lands, and the Dino Cowboy has not found a ready institutional buyer, the dinosaur fossils areContinue reading “Dueling Dinosaurs and Illicit Artifacts”
The Art Newspaper explains how the human rights appeal of an imprisoned Qatari poet has raised serious questions about freedom of expression, affecting several UK museums’ related exhibition programming.