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.
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.
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.
Vivid Color Projections Revive Faded Works of Art | Conservation Lab
Digital projections onto Rothko's color fields and an ancient Egyptian temple open windows into the past—what is gained, and what is lost?
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.
Revealed: Just One London Police Officer Has Been Sacked for Sexual Assault in Nine Years
After nearly 500 complaints.
Joe Sandler Clarke
Exclusive: VICE Data Shows Virtually No London Cops Get Fired for Complaints of Assault
Our FOI request shows that the chances of getting an officer sacked for an alleged assault are more or less zero.
Joe Sandler Clarke
Women Get "Fresh" with Art World Sexism
A women’s art and activism initiative aims to address the gender imbalance.
[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
The Met Police Need to Fess Up If They're Secretly Monitoring Phones in London
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.
A 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.
We Spoke to One of the Anarchists Who Designed London's Anti-Cop Posters
Over the weekend London was plastered with spoof posters calling the police racist and corrupt.