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The moon in a collection of glass plates from 1909 to 1922 documenting its phases Over 150 glass plate photographs of the moon, stars, and solar eclipses were recently rediscovered in the basement of the the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen. Astronomer Holger Pedersen described in a report from NBI that he'd gone down to the basement to make a cup of tea and "noticed some cardboard boxes from the A stervold Observatory . Comment?
This week is filled with opportunities: to ponder the meaning of cat videos, to improve Wikipedia's coverage of Latin American culture, to get help finding affordable artist housing, to watch contemporary performers fail, and more. When: Wednesday, September 30, 7-8:30pm Where: El Barrio's Artspace PS109 Affordable housing for artists is a perpetual crisis in New York, where rents are constantly rising and no one has enough space. Comment?
The original facade of the very first Whitney Museum of American Art, located on 8 West Eighth Street, and currently the New York Studio School New Yorkers caught a glimpse of a hidden, historic slice of the Whitney Museum last week when the original inscription of the institution, which opened in 1931 in Manhattan's Greenwich Village, surfaced for the first time in over 50 years. As the New York Times reported , the recent removal of a sidewalk shed revealed the old signage nudged into the museum's coral-colored stucco facade. Comment?
The gigantism trend in public art is apparently inexhaustible. This summer, New York City has a giant clump of clay in Midtown, a giant head in Tribeca, a giant speech bubble in Brooklyn, and giant bagels in downtown Manhattan. Comment?
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