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NY Commission Seeks Artists to Create LGBT Memorial

Oct 24
A state commission is searching for artists to design an LGBT memorial honoring victims of hate, intolerance and violence, including those killed in June's attack in an Orlando gay nightclub.

Chandelier Made From Lost Earrings Debuts In Scotland

Oct 24
A stunning chandelier made from more than 3,000 lost earrings has gone on display in Scotland for the first time as the centerpiece of a new exhibition.

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Through A Japanese Postwar Lens

By Sura Wood | Oct 23
"Japanese Photography from Postwar to Now," the second photography show to open at SFMOMA's Pritzker Center for Photography in the last two weeks, is a tsunami of images.

A Giant Nude Statue in California is Stirring Controversy

By Jocelyn Gecker | Oct 21
There have long been complaints about the lack of women in the tech industry. Now there's a towering female figure, in a tech park across the bay from San Francisco, although not quite what some people had in mind.

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Introducing the Brothers Le Nain

By Sura Wood | Oct 16
If you've never heard of the 17th-century French painters the Brothers Le Nain, you're not alone. That could be somewhat alleviated by a new exhibition at the Legion of Honor.

Domesticated: Queer Interiors at BMA

By Doug Rule | Oct 11
"Queer lives are just as boring as everybody else's," Jaimes Mayhew says with a laugh. "Our houses are not all that dissimilar, even though a lot of laws have been made restricting what we do in private spaces."

'The Soundsuits Are My Drag'

By Sura Wood | Oct 9
The New York Times has opined that the singular creations of Nick Cave "fall squarely under the heading of 'Must Be Seen to Be Believed,'" a description that certainly applies to the gay Chicago-based artist's "Soundsuits."

Train, Buttocks Among Contenders for Art's Turner Prize

Sep 26
A model train and bare buttocks are among artworks nominated for the prestigious Turner Prize.

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Space Oddity

By Sura Wood | Sep 25
New York sculptor Tom Sachs has taken over nearly the entire campus with "Space Program: Europa," a handmade, futuristic sculptural exhibition.

"60 Minutes" Looks into Mysterious Trove of Picasso Art

Sep 24
Bill Whitaker brings us a story about Pablo Picasso's former electrician and his wife who came forward with 271 never-before-seen pieces of work, claiming they were a gift from the painter. But was this trove really a gift?

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