(via Photographing a 21st-Century Landscape When the Land Itself Is Disappearing)
There’s never been much of a unified scene when it comes to capturing landscapes in art, but maybe more even than before artists are very experimental with how to show a stretch of space. The environment is only being culled back further by development, and human eyes are more frequently fixed on the universe beyond our Earth. In Landmark: The Fields of Landscape Photography by William A. Ewing, released this month from Thames & Hudson, over 100 photographers are compiled to explore the contemporary landscape.
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(via Photographing a 21st-Century Landscape When the Land Itself Is Disappearing)

There’s never been much of a unified scene when it comes to capturing landscapes in art, but maybe more even than before artists are very experimental with how to show a stretch of space. The environment is only being culled back further by development, and human eyes are more frequently fixed on the universe beyond our Earth. In Landmark: The Fields of Landscape Photography by William A. Ewing, released this month from Thames & Hudson, over 100 photographers are compiled to explore the contemporary landscape.

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(via Thousands of Protesters Descend on NYC’s Financial District for #FloodWallStreet [UPDATED])
Yesterday hundreds of thousands of people gathered to march through the streets of Midtown Manhattan and send a message about the need to address global warming. This morning, beginning at 9am, another swarm of environmental protesters gathered in Manhattan, this time downtown, to make a more pointed statement. #FloodWallStreet aims to “Stop Capitalism. End the Climate Crisis,” according to its slogan. “On the heels of the largest-ever march on climate change, we have an opportunity to transform the economic system driving this crisis,” the website says.
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(via Thousands of Protesters Descend on NYC’s Financial District for #FloodWallStreet [UPDATED])

Yesterday hundreds of thousands of people gathered to march through the streets of Midtown Manhattan and send a message about the need to address global warming. This morning, beginning at 9am, another swarm of environmental protesters gathered in Manhattan, this time downtown, to make a more pointed statement. #FloodWallStreet aims to “Stop Capitalism. End the Climate Crisis,” according to its slogan. “On the heels of the largest-ever march on climate change, we have an opportunity to transform the economic system driving this crisis,” the website says.

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(via The Key Players in the Ever-More-Complicated Vivian Maier Case)
A little over two weeks ago, the tenuous peace surrounding the production and distribution of artwork by Vivian Maier exploded. It was a long time coming: a well of public discomfort had been bubbling ever since the release this spring of Finding Vivian Maier, a documentary made by John Maloof, the holder of the largest trove of Maier’s work and effects, that tells both her story and his own.
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(via The Key Players in the Ever-More-Complicated Vivian Maier Case)

A little over two weeks ago, the tenuous peace surrounding the production and distribution of artwork by Vivian Maier exploded. It was a long time coming: a well of public discomfort had been bubbling ever since the release this spring of Finding Vivian Maier, a documentary made by John Maloof, the holder of the largest trove of Maier’s work and effects, that tells both her story and his own.

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(via Getty Adds Thousands of Art Historical Images to Growing Digital Library)
Getting museum and library archives digitized is one thing; uniting them on a platform that’s uniform and accessible is another. Last year the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) launched in order to bring institutions like the New York Public Library, the Smithsonian, and numerous other partners together in a single online space. Last week, the Getty Research Institute announced that it was adding metadata for over 100,000 image and text records focused on art history to the DPLA.
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(via Getty Adds Thousands of Art Historical Images to Growing Digital Library)

Getting museum and library archives digitized is one thing; uniting them on a platform that’s uniform and accessible is another. Last year the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) launched in order to bring institutions like the New York Public Library, the Smithsonian, and numerous other partners together in a single online space. Last week, the Getty Research Institute announced that it was adding metadata for over 100,000 image and text records focused on art history to the DPLA.

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