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Art

6 Mesmerizing Videos of Museum Practitioners at Work | Conservation Lab

Watch conservators restore a vandalized Rothko, submerge a Dickens manuscript in water, and preserve Lonesome George—the iconic Galapagos tortoise—for generations to come.
Noémie Jennifer
12.1.16
Design

Weave Your Way Through Magnified Photos of Fabric | Conservation Lab

Microscopic views of textiles and threads help conservators string together clues about an object’s making.
Noémie Jennifer
9.21.16
Fashion

Go Behind the Scenes of the Met’s Costume Institute | Conservation Lab

Agile hands mend seven centuries’ worth of fashion history at the Costume Institute’s conservation lab.
Noémie Jennifer
6.22.16
Conservation

Vivid Colour Projections Revive Faded Works of Art | Conservation Lab

Digital projections onto Rothko's colour fields and an ancient Egyptian temple open windows into the past—what is gained, and what is lost?
Noémie Jennifer
4.20.16
Art

Banksy DOXED?: Last Week in Art

Also this week, Anish Kapoor's controversial ownership of the world's blackest black pigment, and a naked Iggy Pop.
Sami Emory
3.8.16
News

Only One London Cop Has Been Fired for Sexual Assault in Nine Years, Despite 459 Complaints

Data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act poses questions about the way the city's Metropolitan Police investigates its own abuses of power.
Joe Sandler Clarke
12.3.15
News

Exclusive: VICE Data Shows Virtually No London Cops Get Fired for Complaints of Assault

Our FOI request shows that the chances of getting a London police officer sacked for an alleged assault are more or less zero.
Joe Sandler Clarke
11.10.15
Art

Women Get "Fresh" with Art World Sexism

A women’s art and activism initiative aims to address the gender imbalance.
Ysabelle Cheung
10.7.15
video

[Video] Front Row with Spike Jonze and Opening Ceremony

Academy-Award winning director Spike Jonze and actor Jonah Hill teamed up with their friends at downtown label Opening Ceremony for a hilarious take on the madness of New York Fashion Week.
The Creators Project
6.18.15
tech

The London Police Need to Reveal if They're Secretly Monitoring Phones

The Met won't confirm or deny whether they're behind the fake phone masts grabbing information from Londoners' phones, meaning we have no idea whether the tech is being used responsibly.
Joseph Cox
6.11.15
Art

New Tumblr Sees Museums Through the Eyes of Art

'What They See' is a Tumblr that offers a new point-of-view on iconic works of art—literally.
Emerson Rosenthal
1.15.15
News

We Spoke to One of the Anarchists Who Designed London's Viral Anti-Cop Posters

Over the weekend, posters that looked like ads for the Metropolitan Police appeared all over the UK capital calling the cops institutionally racist.
Charlotte England
12.15.14
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