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Comment Dites-Vous Pickpocket

Paris police have begun patrolling the Louvre in force following a day-long walk-out by museum staff in protest of aggressive gangs of violent pickpockets. Directeur de l’Office de Tourisme de Paris Paul Roll responded to concerns about museum visitor safety … Continue reading

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Who needs the Guggenheim?

Who needs the Guggenheim ? And who says that math is boring? Certainly not the creative folks at New York City’s newest museum. Opened to the public on December 15, 2012, the National Museum of Mathematics, in Manhattan’s Flatiron District, is … Continue reading

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Bibliotorrent

I continue to follow the path of Madrid-based artist Alicia Martin as she spreads her biblio-sculptural installations around Europe. The latest installation is a torrent of books which spill from the window of Den Haag’s Meermanno Museum as the centerpiece … Continue reading

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Painting by Numbers

The always enjoyable London Transport Museum at Covent Garden is debuting a very cool new exhibition in its main gallery today called “Painting by Numbers”. The show features vintage versions of the au courant interweb fad—infographics. The historic versions of … Continue reading

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