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An Anti-Racist Reading List

From The New York Times. Ibram X. Kendi, a professor and director of the Antiracist Research & Policy Center at America University, on books to help the world transcend its racist heritage

Frederick Douglass Statue Torn Down

A statue in Rochester, New York, depicting the former slave turned abolitionist and activist was torn off its pedestal on Sunday 5 Th. 2020.

The statue was erected in 2018 al Mapletown Park along with 13 other monuments to Douglass in celebration of the 200th anniversary of his birthday, and Sunday was the 168th anniversary of his famous speech, "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?". 

Turkisch Presidente Recep Tayyip Erdogan who said that some images depicting the Virgin Mary and the archangel Gabriel, which are situated in the direction of Mecca, would be covered during religious services.

In a Controversial Move, Turkey will cover Mosaics depicting Christian icons in the Hagia Sophia during Muslim prayer.

Images depicting the Virgin Mary and the archangel Gabriel, which are situated in the direction Muslims face during prayer, will be obscured.

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Gallery Sector: 7 Keys Finding on Collecting

How has an unprecedented period impacted the behaviour of galleries art? a new mid-year survey by Art Basel and UBS shares initial insight.

 

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a humbling impact on many industries including the luxury segment and the $64 billion art market. A new mid-year survey by Art Basel and UBS, "The Impact of COVID -19 on the Gallery sector" aims to provide initial insights into the impact of the crisis, with responses from 795 galleries covering 60 different markets and 360 collectors from the US, UK; and Hong Kong SAR (China).