How Provocative Art Gives Historic Palaces New Life…surprise, surprise IRL students!

The following is excerpted from Emelife, Aindrea. “How provocative art gives historic palaces new life.” www.bbc.com. Wednesday November 18, 2015. click here for full article What’s the difference between museums and palaces? “Not much,” says the artist Laurence Weiner, as we sit in one of Britain’s greatest buildings, Blenheim Palace, where the artist’s current exhibition […]

Will Artist Royalty Rights Go Global? Some say an international treaty will be fairer for all, others that it will mainly benefit the famous and dead.

The following is excerpted from Shaw, Anny. “Will artist royalty rights go global?Some say an international treaty will be fairer for all, others that it will mainly benefit the famous and dead.” www.theartnewspaper.com. Friday August 28th, 2015. click here for full article. A delegation of art world, copyright and government experts from eight countries, plus […]

What Happens to Stolen Art After a Heist?… apparently not what you’d think!

The following is excerpted from Tarmy, James. “What Happens to Stolen Art After a Heist?” www.bloomberg.com. Monday, June 15th, 2015. click here for full article Last month, administrators at the Boston Public Library discovered that a $600,000 engraving by Dürer and a $30,000 etching by Rembrandt had gone missing. It set off a media firestorm, […]

What’s Hot In The Art World? Algorithms…what do you think, IRL students?

The following is excerpted from Hotz, Robert Lee. “What’s hot in the art world? Algorithms.” www.wsj.com. Wednesday, May 27th, 2015. click here for full article In March, Daniel Benitez, a cinema executive in Miami, paid $2,500 for a necktie. It wasn’t just any strip of designer neckwear. Imprinted on the blue silk were six lines […]

Art Robot That Buys MDMA Released By Authorities In The Name Of Creative Freedom…what do you think, IRL students?

The following is excerpted from Shepherd, Jack. “Art robot that buys MDMA released by authorities in the name of creative freedom.” www.independent.co.uk. Friday, April 17, 2015. click here for full article Should we be able to break the law in the name of art? According to Swiss authorities, if you create a robot that randomly […]

CT scans reveal preserved body inside ancient Buddhist statue…what do you think, IRL students?

The following is excerpted from: Luntz, Stephen. “CT Scans Reveal Preserved Body Inside Ancient Buddhist Statue.” www.iflscience.com. Monday, February 23rd, 2015. click here for full article A nearly 1,000-year-old statue has left China for the first time and the Meander Medical Center in the Netherlands thought they’d run it through a CT scanner, as you […]

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How Provocative Art Gives Historic Palaces New Life…surprise, surprise IRL students!

The following is excerpted from Emelife, Aindrea. “How provocative art gives historic palaces new life.” www.bbc.com. Wednesday November 18, 2015. click here for full article What’s the difference between museums and palaces? “Not much,” says the artist Laurence Weiner, as we sit in one of Britain’s greatest buildings, Blenheim Palace, where the artist’s current exhibition […]

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Will Artist Royalty Rights Go Global? Some say an international treaty will be fairer for all, others that it will mainly benefit the famous and dead.

The following is excerpted from Shaw, Anny. “Will artist royalty rights go global?Some say an international treaty will be fairer for all, others that it will mainly benefit the famous and dead.” www.theartnewspaper.com. Friday August 28th, 2015. click here for full article. A delegation of art world, copyright and government experts from eight countries, plus […]

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