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Google Art Project: 'Street view' technology added to museums

Sandro Botticelli's "Birth of Venus," left, and Vincent van Gogh's "The Starry Night" are included in the project. (Corbis, The Museum of Modern Art) Google is bringing its "street view" technology indoors. With the launch of the Google Art Project,...

By Philip Kennicott  | February 1, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Galleries, Museums, News Features, Philip Kennicott, Smithsonian  
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Artist asks to withdraw work from 'Hide/Seek' exhibit to protest video removal

In protest of what he calls "censorship" of a controversial video, Canadian artist AA Bronson, one of the pioneers of gay-themed contemporary art, on Wednesday asked for a major work of his to be withdrawn from the Smithsonian exhibition, "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture," which explores imagery by and about homosexuals.

By Blake Gopnik  | December 16, 2010; 9:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (77)
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Museums, News Features  
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Musicans Rally Around "The Nutcracker"

By Sarah Kaufman The musicians who make up the Washington Ballet Orchestra have decided to make some noise about the Washington Ballet's decision not to use them for its "Nutcracker." On Thursday, Oct. 28, at 3 p.m., the musicians will...

By Sarah Kaufman  | October 26, 2010; 8:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Dance, News Features, Sarah Kaufman  
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