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last week in art

China Canceled a Performance by a Tibetan Artist | Last Week in Art

Also in the news, an Iranian director smuggled his banned film out of the country and plans to show it for the first time in 26 years.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.6.17
Art

Museums Went on Strike for Inauguration Day | Last Week in Art

And the Eiffel Tower is Getting a $320 makeover.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.23.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump picks Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, a Lufthansa flight was diverted to JFK due to a bomb threat, Trump postpones announcement on his business interests, and more.
VICE Staff
12.13.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump angers China by questioning Taiwan policy, GOP senators want bipartisan probe into Russian election meddling, 'La La Land' wins big at the Critics' Choice Awards, and more.
VICE Staff
12.12.16
Art

When Artwork Survives Catastrophe

From 9/11 to Islamic State pillaging, historical events literally shaped these artworks.
Kara Weisenstein
9.11.16
ISIS

ISIS Has Been Running Over Syrian Mummies with Bulldozers

It’s the latest campaign to destroy historical artifacts from the terror group.
Sarah Emerson
7.7.16
Stuff

This Syrian Architect Stayed Behind to Rebuild Her War-Torn City

Over 60 percent of Homs has been destroyed, but architect Marwa al-Sabouni has stayed behind, "trying to rebuild the pieces around me."
Philip Kleinfeld
5.11.16
News

Why Recreating the Palmyra Arch Is Smug, Hypocritical, and Tacky

We should probably look at our own role in the destruction of ancient artifacts.
Sam Kriss
4.25.16
Art

Prince: Tears and Tributes | Last Week in Art

R.I.P. Prince. Also, da Vinci's living relatives found and a fully functional solid gold toilet is coming to a museum near you.
Sami Emory
4.25.16
Art

Who Killed Trump?: Last Week in Art

The epitaph of the GOP frontrunner's faux grave, since removed from its grassy residence in Central Park, read: "Made America Hate Again."
Sami Emory
4.4.16
Art

To Fight ISIS, Art Dealers & Archaeologists Join Forces

Archaeologists and the art trade had never been friends. Then ISIS happened.
Catherine Chapman
3.11.16
Art

Unravel the Fabric of Space-Time in These Collage-Like Paintings

Zhong Biao's surreal artworks weave fashion shows, ISIS attacks, and Chinese architecture into beautifully arcane dream images.
Beckett Mufson
2.22.16
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