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News from the Art and Academic Worlds

posted by CAA — Mar 07, 2018

Anonymous bingo card from 2018 Annual Conference, featured in “Sans Cowl” by Andy Campbell.

Each week CAA News summarizes articles, published around the web, that CAA members may find interesting and useful in their professional and creative lives.

Sans Cowl

“Sometime in the middle of the day on Friday, neon-colored CAA bingo cards started to appear on the ephemera table…’Statement’ glasses? Check. Architectural tunic sans cowl? It’s my new uniform. Carrying a different tote bag than the one everyone got for ‘free?’ Wouldn’t leave home without it.” Read Andy Campbell’s great, and hilarious, takeaway from CAA 2018. (Artforum)

Uncovering the Secrets of the Girl With a Pearl Earring

Using new exploratory technologies, the Mauritshuis museum is conducting a two-week public study of Vermeer’s most famous artwork. (New York Times)

New Cooper Union President Is Focusing on Free Tuition’s Return

New president Laura Sparks aims to get the college back to free tuition in ten years time. (The Villager)

Neanderthals Made Cave Paintings before Modern Humans Even Reached Europe

The paintings appear to predate the arrival of modern humans in Europe by 20,000 years. (Hyperallergic)

All of West Virginia’s Teachers Have Been on Strike for over a Week

Thousands of public school teachers across West Virginia have been on strike for more than a week in protest over their pay and benefits. (Vox)

Giant Monet Painting Discovered in Louvre Storage and Returned to Japan

Missing for almost 60 years, the painting was found severely damaged in a Louvre storage facility. (Hyperallergic)

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