Posts Tagged: museums

Constellations of Identity: A Conversation with J. Michael Martinez

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J. Michael Martinez discusses his third collection of poetry, MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAS.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #70: Jean Conner

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Jean Conner was married to Bruce Conner from 1957 until his death in 2008. As a result, she tends to be overshadowed by her husband’s larger than life reputation as an artist, filmmaker, light show pioneer, and all-around conceptual provocateur. But Jean is a major artist in her own right, continuously pursuing her work as […]

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Museum Stories

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For Longreads, Jaime Green writes about the narrative styles employed in exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History. Green focuses on the work of one of the AMNH’s directors, Albert E. Parr, and his efforts to connect the science of the museum with the lives of its visitors: Rather than showing one isolated capsule, […]

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Weekly Geekery

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If you are a white man, your Internet is different than other internets. Hackers are going offline and embracing print. Content moderators keep your Internet from being worse. A comprehensive history of the reviled banner ad. Facebook is changing journalism. Like you already didn’t know that. The delicate balance of technology and art. BuzzAdemia?

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Morning Coffee

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Spanish street art is a pretty good way to start a day. Whale shark! a new London exhibit considers what museums should throw away. Bad ass authors more bad ass than the bad asses they created. Giving blood-sucking leeches a good name.

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