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From Limos to Junk, Quirky Museums Tell Beijing's History

By Louise Watt | Apr 21
Wang Jimming's Beijing Old Items Exhibition in the heart of old Beijing is one of dozens of private museums that dot the capital's backstreets and its suburbs.

Artist Says Donald Trump Threatened Lawsuit Over Nude Portrait

Apr 19
A Los Angeles artist says Donald Trump's legal team threatened her with a lawsuit over a nude portrait she made of the businessman - an artwork that is not flattering to The Donald's "member."

London's V&A Museum: A Brief History of Underwear

By Jill Lawless | Apr 14
Think of it as Victoria's (and Albert's) secret. London's Victoria and Albert Museum has peeled back fashion's layers to expose everything from long johns to lingerie in "Undressed," an exhibition tracing the hidden history of underwear.

PopUps: Artist Behind Kanye West Self-Make Out Mural Destroys Artwork for $100K

Apr 11
The Australian artist behind a giant mural that features rapper Kanye West making out with himself (based on a Photoshopped meme) has destroyed his own artwork after reportedly selling the piece for $100,000.

'Manspreading' Illustrated: Exhibit Studies Subway Etiquette

By Ula Ilnytzky | Apr 2
Seat-hogging is just one of many inconsiderate behaviors that have been the bane of commuters at least as far back as the 1940s in transit systems across the globe.

Whitney and Alice Austen House Present Roundtable Discussion

By EDGE | Mar 30
In honor of Women's History Month and Alice Austen's 150th Birthday, the Alice Austen House announces a collaboration with the Whitney Museum of American Art to present a roundtable discussion with prominent scholars on March 31.

Civil Rights Photographer Bob Adelman Dies at Age 85

By Jennifer Kay | Mar 22
Bob Adelman, a photographer who documented the civil rights movement across the Deep South and covered the gay rights movement, has died at age 85.

PopUps: Art Imitates Life; Kanye Makes Out With Himself in Mural

Mar 21
A new mural in Australia depicts Kanye West making out with himself.

Gay Man Works to Bolster SF Arts Scene

By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 19
With artists and cultural institutions struggling to afford to live and do business in San Francisco, Cultural Affairs Director Tom DeCaigny is helming City Hall's efforts to bolster the local arts community.

Isaac Mizrahi's New Show at the Jewish Museum

By Leanne Italie | Mar 16
Don't call the Jewish Museum exhibition on Isaac Mizrahi's work a retrospective. Those, the 54-year-old designer said, are for dead people.

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