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Newfields Director Charles Venable Has Resigned After Posting a Job Ad That Sparked Allegations of Racism

Charles Venable has resigned as director and CEO of Newfields after the Indianapolis museum posted a job listing that sparked widespread criticism. The post said the candidate for the director job should seek to “attract a broader and more diverse audience while maintaining the…

/ February 17, 2021
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Nike’s Support For ‘Systemically Racist’ Collingwood A Critical Global Test For Both Brands

Getty Nike, known for its 30th anniversary "Just Do It" ad campaign with Colin Kaepernick, said it will wait to see if Collingwood makes changes.While sponsors are for now standing by Collingwood after a report found systemic racism at the Magpies,…

/ February 12, 2021
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Art Observers Scratch Their Heads as the Uffizi’s First Expansion Into Contemporary Art Is a Mark Wahlberg-Themed Piece of Street Art

In a puzzling move, Florence’s Uffizi Gallery, renowned for its unparalleled collection of Italian Renaissance masterpieces, has accepted the donation of a piece by contemporary British street artist Endless. The artist, who does not appear to have ever had a…

/ February 9, 2021
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The Guerrilla Girls Canceled Their Book Contract With Phaidon Over Billionaire Owner Leon Black’s ‘Shady Dealings’ With Jeffrey Epstein

The Guerrilla Girls are once again calling on New York’s Museum of Modern Art to remove chairman Leon Black from its board due to his longstanding ties to the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The anonymous feminist art collective also canceled their 2018 book…

/ February 2, 2021
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A Viking Archaeologist Shares 6 of the Most Fascinating Finds From a Slew of Recent Discoveries Made in Melting Ice

Global warming has unlocked hundreds of Viking artifacts from the ice of the Norwegian mountains in recent years. In November, archaeologists from the Secret of the Ice project, part of Norway’s Glacier Archaeology Program, discovered 68 arrows spanning a period of 6,000…

/ January 27, 2021
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Marine Archaeologists Have Uncovered an Ancient Shipwreck Filled With Treasures Off the Coast of Greece

Archaeologists conducting research in the Aegean Sea have discovered a rare ancient Roman shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island of Kasos. The shipwreck, which is dated to between 200 AD and 300 AD, is “filled with ancient treasures,” Greek officials told Ancient…

/ January 27, 2021

12 Funny Celebrity Zoom Moments We Couldn’t Have Anticipated 12 Months Ago

Zoom has become a hotly contested part of our lives this year: love it or hate it, we’ve all had to log on to a video call at one point or another.For some of us, it’s caused burnout, and there’s…

/ December 31, 2020
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Fans Can’t Believe Kourtney Kardashian Isn’t ‘Photoshopped’ In New Family Pic

Kourtney Kardashian is simply glowing in the Kar-Jenner family’s latest photo from their winter trip to Lake Tahoe in California. While it could just be the Poosh products, Kourtney’s ethereal vibe in the photo had some fans convinced the reality star wasn’t…

/ December 25, 2020
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Trump turns on Pence, Meadows and McConnell in desperate final days

President Trump, in his final days, is turning bitterly on virtually every person around him, griping about anyone who refuses to indulge conspiracy theories or hopeless bids to overturn the election, several top officials tell Axios.The latest: Targets of his…

/ December 22, 2020
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Ranking the 5 big suits against Google and Facebook

Facebook stands to lose the most, but Google is more likely to lose: That's the consensus of experts Axios asked to rank the threats the two tech giants face as five separate major antitrust lawsuits bear down on them.Why it…

/ December 18, 2020
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Georgia Runoff Candidate Kelly Loeffler Allegedly Owns a $56,000 Warhol Portrait of Mao, and a Fellow Republican Thinks It’s Weird

Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler, who is locked in a tight runoff race for Georgia’s Senate seat, which will help determine which party controls Congress’s upper chamber, appears to be something of an art collector. Georgia representative Doug Collins, another Republican in the…

/ December 10, 2020
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Port Arthur Massacre Survivor Outraged Over Stan’s ‘Nitram’ Martin Byrant Film

News of an Australian film being made about the events leading up to the 1996 Port Arthur massacre has sparked a wave of backlash amongst victims and others in the community. Writer Justin Woolley, who was 12 when he and his…

/ December 1, 2020
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ARIA Awards: Sampa The Great Delivers Epic Takedown Of Racism In The Music Industry

Channel 9Sampa the Great performs at the ARIAs on Wednesday night.Sampa the Great called out systemic racism in the music industry on Wednesday night during her ARIA Awards performance filmed in Botswana.  The Melbourne-based artist, who was born in Zambia…

/ November 25, 2020