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posted by CAA — Jan 30, 2019

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Hide Shirt, c. 1890, Native North American, Central Plains, Lakota Sioux—one of thousands of public domain artworks now available online from the Cleveland Museum of Art.

In a Landslide Decision, Employees at the New Museum Vote to Unionize

The staffers hope the union will help to address grievances such as low pay and long hours. (artnet News)

With the LA Teachers’ Strike Over, Here’s What’s Next

For the most part, the teachers won. So what happens now? (Fortune)

Unpacking Medieval African Art’s Profound Global Legacy

A new exhibition at Northwestern University centers medieval Africa’s influence. (Artsy)

WAGE Asks Artists to Demand Payment and Withhold Content from 2019 Whitney Biennial

The activist organization is asking artists invited to participate in the 2019 Whitney Biennial to withhold their work in solidarity with staffers at the museum. (Hyperallergic)

Looking to Improve Students’ Mental Health? Ask What They Need

One in three students has at least one mental-health disorder, according to a 2017 report. (Chronicle of Higher Ed)

Introducing Open Access at the Cleveland Museum of Art

The CMA has just made 30,000 public domain artworks available online. (Medium)

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