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posted by CAA — May 30, 2018

Edvard Munch, “Scream” Head and Raised Arms, ca 1898, via the Munch Museum website.

Amid Debate Over MOCA’s Future, Director Philippe Vergne Will Depart

The museum and director decided “by mutual agreement” not to renew Vergne’s contract when it expires in March 2019. (artnet News)

Return Persian Antiquity to Iran, New York District Attorney Says

The ancient limestone relief was seized from a London antiquities dealer last October. (The Art Newspaper)

Design Thinking Is a Boondoggle

“We shouldn’t pretend that we can boil education — indeed, all of human life — into a five-point diagram for selling stuff.” (Chronicle of Higher Education)

7,600 Edvard Munch Drawings Now Available to Discover Online

The Munch Museum in Oslo digitized not only its own holdings of Munch’s works on paper, but also those from other museums and private collections. (Hyperallergic)

How to Teach Your Children to Care about Art

Expert tips from arts professionals, educators, and museum workers. (Artsy)

Lost, Stolen, Blown Up and Fed To Pigs: The Greatest Missing Masterpieces

A gallery of lost works for optimistic treasure hunters. (The Guardian)

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