(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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(via Art as Warning and Protest at the People’s Climate March)
On Tuesday, world leaders will convene at the United Nations to discuss all matters global warming at the UN Climate Summit. Across town today, a reported 310,000 people from places as far reaching as Lima, Peru and the South Bronx loudly made their way through midtown to broadcast their message about the urgency of our warming earth. The People’s Climate March is being called the biggest of its kind and the charged up scene on the street today was impressive.
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(via Art as Warning and Protest at the People’s Climate March)

On Tuesday, world leaders will convene at the United Nations to discuss all matters global warming at the UN Climate Summit. Across town today, a reported 310,000 people from places as far reaching as Lima, Peru and the South Bronx loudly made their way through midtown to broadcast their message about the urgency of our warming earth. The People’s Climate March is being called the biggest of its kind and the charged up scene on the street today was impressive.

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