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News from the Art and Academic Worlds

posted by CAA — Mar 21, 2018

Image: Free Cooper Union, via Wikimedia Commons

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

In a Historic Vote, Renowned Art School Cooper Union Commits to Bringing Back Free Tuition For All

The school may be tuition-free again as early as 2029. (artnet News)

How Do You Know If You’ve Hung a Painting Upside Down?

Genevieve Habert was the only one to realize something was amiss at the Museum of Modern Art’s Henri Matisse exhibition. (Artsy)

‘I Need a College Degree to Make This?’ Asks Arizona Teacher Who Posted Salary Online

Arizona teachers are mobilizing after the West Virginia teachers’ strike. (Star Telegram)

Clashing Visions, Simmering Tensions: How a Confluence of Forces Led to MOCA’s Firing of Helen Molesworth

The news that Helen Molesworth, one of the most prominent curators in the United States, had been fired from her job at MOCA last week sent shockwaves through the art world. (artnet News)

Long Before MRIs, Santiago Ramón y Cajal Revealed the Inner Workings of the Brain

American viewers are getting a chance to see Santiago Ramón y Cajal’s drawings for the first time. (Artsy)

How Much of Conservators’ Work Should Be Visible and How Much Should Be Hidden?

The release of a pre-conservation image of Salvator Mundi reignites debate over the transparency of conservators’ interventions. (The Art Newspaper)

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