Press Release Category: Arts & Entertainment

Irish Archaeologist Identifies Over 3,000-Year-Old Bronze-Age Fortress in Galway Park

An archaeologist in Galway, Ireland, discovered a large Bronze Age fortress on a limestone table, surrounded by seasonal lakes, at Coole Park, Ireland, earlier this week, according to television and radio broadcaster RTÉ. The site was previously known, but its antiquity has been in question until now. Coole Park, the land on which the fortress

KAWS Drawing Graces the Cover of New York Magazine

An illustration by American artist and designer KAWS, also known as Brian Donnelly, graced the cover of New York Magazine this week. The pen drawing, which makes use of the artist’s infamous cartoon character, takes “cancel culture” as its inspiration. The magazine’s cover story, for which KAWS was commissioned, explores the reality of cancel culture…

Documenta 15 Diary: Beyond Borders

Documenta 15 Diary: Beyond Borders An indication on the east side of Kassel. Photo Emily Watlington Few of the artists in documenta 15 have savior complexes. Officially speaking, a great deal of their work looks like social practice and relational visual appeals, 2 designs related to the aughts in which art exists not as items however as social exchanges. These missing complexesare essential differences from predecessors, and they are mostly prevented due to the fact that the jobs on view

Heidi Göess-Horten, Austrian Billionaire with World-Class Art Collection, Dies at 81

Heidi Göess-Horten, an Austrian department store heiress who just earlier this month opened a long-awaited private museum in Vienna, has died at 81. A representative for that museum, the Heidi Horten Collection, said that Göess-Horten died on Sundaay in her home in Lake Wörthersee. “A generous, warm-hearted and wise woman has passed away today,” the…

$360,000 in NFTs Stolen During Yuga Labs Server Breach

A server linked to the crypto company Yuga Labs, which produces the popular Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT series, was hacked on Saturday in a phishing attack that resulted in the theft of $360,000 (200 ETH) worth of NFTs. Yuga Labs confirmed news of the scam targeting the company’s Discord server in a tweet, saying…

Man Breaks Into Dallas Museum of Art and Smashes Artworks, Including Several Greek Artifacts

A man broke into the Dallas Museum of Art on Wednesday night, significantly damaging several artworks, including three Greek artifacts and a contemporary Native American piece. According to the Dallas Morning News, Brian Hernandez, 21, shattered the museum’s glass entrance with a metal chair. Once inside, he began targeting the collection. Among the casualties of…

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Alchemist of Language into Reverberations

In photo documentation of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Aveugle Voix (1975), the artist appears in all white, squatting, with her black hair flowing down to her ankles. Performing in San Francisco, Cha bound her eyes with a length of white fabric on which VOIX (French for voice) was stenciled in black, and wrapped around her…

What Exactly Is a ‘Museum of the Future’?

In one of the galleries in Dubai’s recently opened Museum of Future, near the beginning of its futuristic displays, flickers in lavender-green neon the ancient Chinese proverb, written in three languages, Arabic, English, and Mandarin: “The ancestors plant the trees / the descendants enjoy the shade.” The writing on the wall is literally and figuratively…