‘Warren Kanders, You Can’t Hide!’ Protesters March From the Whitney Museum to the Controversial Trustee’s Home

Outside of Kanders’s townhouse, activists pledged: “We’ll be back.”

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From Jeff Koons’s Bunny Bonanza to the Death of Pioneering Architect I.M. Pei: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Catch up on this week’s news—fast.

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As the Experience Economy Booms, Meow Wolf Raises $158 Million to Expand Its Footprint Across America

The immersive-art company is opening new ventures in Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Washington, DC.

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Art Industry News: The Astronomers Who Took That Viral Black Hole Photo Now Want to Do a Live Video Feed + Other Stories

Plus, archaeologists slam a proposed Machu Picchu international airport and Ai Weiwei pushes a German museum building to its limits.

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How René Magritte’s Quirky Sensibility Has Inspired Delvaux’s Latest Line of Leather Goods

Five previously unseen works by the Belgian artist are on view to the public at the brand’s 5th Avenue location in New York.

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Seville Locals Are Crowdfunding to Transform Diego Velázquez’s Abandoned Former Home Into an Education Center

The home will be similar to the Rembrandt House in Amsterdam or the Rubens House in Antwerp, organizers say.

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Art Industry News: Did a German Software Billionaire Buy Monet’s $111 Million Haystacks? + Other Stories

Plus, SFMOMA’s donors are under scrutiny and art students at Cooper Union and CalArts unite to oppose rising tuitions.

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A Scholar Has Cracked the Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript, the Encrypted Medieval Artwork That Defeated Codebreakers for Years

The hundred-year-old code, which some people thought was the work of aliens, describes women struggling to bathe unruly children at bath time.

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Want to Touch Lady Liberty’s Nose? See Inside the Statue of Liberty’s New $100 Million Museum, Where Hands-On Experience Abound

Take a sneak peek at Liberty Island’s brand new museum.

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