Tag: memorial

Startling New Evidence Suggests Stonehenge’s Inner Stone Circle Was Originally Erected 175 Miles Away, in Wales

Lending credence to an ancient legend, newly uncovered evidence suggests that Stonehenge’s inner circle of stones was originally erected in Wales, before being transported 175 miles and rebuilt on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England. Archaeologists working on the Stones of Stonehenge project…

/ February 12, 2021

A Lawyer Cracked a Hidden Room in His Office and Found a Cache of Historic Photography, Including a Famed Portrait of Susan B. Anthony

A lawyer looking for a new office stumbled upon a trove of historic photographs when he discovered a secret attic in the three-story building he bought last December in Geneva, New York. Among the finds in the hidden trove was a…

/ February 6, 2021

Ukraine Unveils Plans for a $100 Million Interactive Holocaust Memorial, But Faces Criticism Over Director’s Proposal to Experiment on Visitors

As the world recognizes Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center in Kiev has unveiled plans for a major—and highly unconventional—memorial and museum complex in Babyn Yar, a ravine outside the Ukrainian city where Nazis executed 100,000 people. The $100…

/ January 27, 2021

In photos: The Biden and Harris inauguration

Cities across the U.S. lit up to honor Americans killed by the pandemic, as President-elect Joe Biden led a national mourning during a sunset ceremony in Washington, D.C., on the eve of his inauguration.The big picture: Standing at the Lincoln…

/ January 20, 2021

Street Artists Around the World Captured a Turbulent Year in Real Time—See the Beautiful and Unforgettable Works of 2020 Here

For much of the year, the best—and safest—place to see art was on the street. And perhaps more than in any other year, street art offered a real-time distillation of the events shaping our lives. Across the globe, artwork speaking…

/ December 31, 2020

These Are the 22 Art Projects That Social Media Went Bananas Over in 2020

As the phrase “going viral” took on a new, far more literal definition this year, art that went viral on the internet evolved into a role more important than ever. While we were stuck at home, art shared online served…

/ December 28, 2020

‘They Were Watching Us, Not Watching Our Backs’

Edgar Su / ReutersFlowers and cards are seen at the memorial site outside Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 19, 2019. Earlier this week, the government of New Zealand released a comprehensive report on the 2019 Christchurch massacre,…

/ December 10, 2020

Christoph Büchel’s Migrant Ship Sparked Outrage at the 2019 Venice Biennale. Now, the Town He Borrowed It From Wants It Back

A Sicilian town is accusing Swiss artist Christoph Büchel of failing to return the ship from his controversial contribution to the 2019 Venice Biennale, Barca Nostra, a work made from the deadly wreck that killed some 1,000 Libyan migrants. The town council of…

/ December 2, 2020

“The walls have been breached”: Newsmax leads the charge to out-Fox Fox News

A new class of conservative outlets and networks is racing to capture the attention of disgruntled Trump voters, who feel abandoned by traditional news companies and censored by social media. Why it matters: Fox News, for years, has been criticized…

/ November 17, 2020

The Uproar Over a Nude Mary Wollstonecraft Monument Has Powered Efforts to Build New (Clothed) Statues of Inspiring British Women

A recently unveiled idealized nude sculpture honoring feminist philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft has been widely seen as a step backward for feminism. But the much-derided artwork has given a boost to efforts to honor other pioneering female figures, including Virginia Woolf. Spearheaded…

/ November 13, 2020

Nipsey Hussle Funeral Memorial Service — Full Stream | NowThis

NIPSEY HUSSLE REMEMBERED: A memorial service and funeral is taking place in Los Angeles for the late rapper and community organizer. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe #NipseyHussle #Memorial #NipseyHussleMemorial #Rapper #HipHop Connect with NowThis » Like us on Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/News_Facebook…

/ April 12, 2019