(via New York Times Arts Reporter Copies Renaissance Painter’s Wikipedia Entry [Updated])
The media blog Fishbowl New York is reporting that the lead paragraph of a July 25 New York Times article by Carol Vogel bears a striking similarity to the Wikipedia entry for its subject, the Renaissance painter Piero di Cosimo. The two passages in question are below, with the especially egregious second sentence appearing in bold.
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(via New York Times Arts Reporter Copies Renaissance Painter’s Wikipedia Entry [Updated])

The media blog Fishbowl New York is reporting that the lead paragraph of a July 25 New York Times article by Carol Vogel bears a striking similarity to the Wikipedia entry for its subject, the Renaissance painter Piero di Cosimo. The two passages in question are below, with the especially egregious second sentence appearing in bold.

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(via The Overlooked Elegance of Japanese Pattern Books)
CHICAGO — The Chicago Botanic Garden, located on 385 acres in a suburb just north of the city, is one of the great treasures of Chicago. In addition to its thirty different garden types and natural habitats, it hosts a variety of exhibitions on the grounds and indoors, usually with a horticultural theme. The Lenhardt Library, situated in a pavilion a short walk from the Visitor Center, is currently displaying a series of Japanese woodblock prints that are filled with plants, flowers, trees, and depictions of people walking through gardens and damp landscapes.
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(via The Overlooked Elegance of Japanese Pattern Books)

CHICAGO — The Chicago Botanic Garden, located on 385 acres in a suburb just north of the city, is one of the great treasures of Chicago. In addition to its thirty different garden types and natural habitats, it hosts a variety of exhibitions on the grounds and indoors, usually with a horticultural theme. The Lenhardt Library, situated in a pavilion a short walk from the Visitor Center, is currently displaying a series of Japanese woodblock prints that are filled with plants, flowers, trees, and depictions of people walking through gardens and damp landscapes.

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(via Tracing a Line Between Conceptualism and Blackness)
The soothing piano music and soulful singing of Marian Anderson’s “Trampin’” filled the auditorium as artist Adam Pendleton began his performance at the Museum of Modern Art. Standing alone at the podium, Pendleton read: “Adrienne Kennedy, widely known for her Obie award-winning play, Funnyhouse of a Negro, as well as A Movie Star Has to Star in Black and White, The Owl Answers, and A Rat’s Mass.”
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(via Tracing a Line Between Conceptualism and Blackness)

The soothing piano music and soulful singing of Marian Anderson’s “Trampin’” filled the auditorium as artist Adam Pendleton began his performance at the Museum of Modern Art. Standing alone at the podium, Pendleton read: “Adrienne Kennedy, widely known for her Obie award-winning play, Funnyhouse of a Negro, as well as A Movie Star Has to Star in Black and White, The Owl Answers, and A Rat’s Mass.”

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(via Broadcasting Los Angeles)
LOS ANGELES — One of the first objects on display at the Hammer Museum’s Made in L.A. biennial is a Volkswagen Brasilia, named after the Brazilian capital. Built in the 1970s, the car was popular in Latin America for its reliability and modern design. It is also the vehicle in which artist Clarissa Tossin travels through her hometown of Brasília and adoptive city of Los Angeles, the starting point from which the biennial unpacks LA’s many geographies and institutions.
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(via Broadcasting Los Angeles)

LOS ANGELES — One of the first objects on display at the Hammer Museum’s Made in L.A. biennial is a Volkswagen Brasilia, named after the Brazilian capital. Built in the 1970s, the car was popular in Latin America for its reliability and modern design. It is also the vehicle in which artist Clarissa Tossin travels through her hometown of Brasília and adoptive city of Los Angeles, the starting point from which the biennial unpacks LA’s many geographies and institutions.

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(via Food Cart Fracas at Met Museum Steams Top Dogs)
The $65 million redesign of the plazas in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art has stanched the rising tide of food carts that typically congregate at the foot of the institution’s sweeping entrance, the New York Times reported. Barricades installed last Monday have reduced the number of trucks permitted on the site to eight, from up to 20 in the period preceding the renovations. The arrangement is set to remain in place until September 9, when the plaza is scheduled to reopen.
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(via Food Cart Fracas at Met Museum Steams Top Dogs)

The $65 million redesign of the plazas in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art has stanched the rising tide of food carts that typically congregate at the foot of the institution’s sweeping entrance, the New York Times reported. Barricades installed last Monday have reduced the number of trucks permitted on the site to eight, from up to 20 in the period preceding the renovations. The arrangement is set to remain in place until September 9, when the plaza is scheduled to reopen.

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