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Iraqi schoolchildren. Photo: courtesy the US Army.

ISIS Cuts Art, Music, and History Education in Iraq

Sarah Cascone
Worried parents who choose homeschooling risk punishment.

Stunning Snapshots Vying for the 2015 World Photography Awards

Christie Chu
From Romania to Malaysia, highlights from this year's submissions.
Photo: via the Guardian

What’s at Stake for the Arts in Scotland?

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Artists and thinkers speculate on life after the referendum.

Art World Bias by the Numbers

Philip Boroff
Why are women museum directors underpaid?

Sebastian Errazuriz Explodes Design

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: The Spanish designer's traditional jointing expands the sideboard.
Matisse exhibition at Tate Photo: PA, via The Independent

Matisse Show Attracts 562,622 visitors to Tate Modern

Coline Milliard
It is the London museum's most successful exhibition.

Your Weekly Art Agenda: Editor’s Picks

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An evening with Christopher Williams and other can't miss events for September 15-21.
A white ibis in a Cape York rock painting. Photo: Kerry Trapnell via: the Guardian

30,000-Year-Old Cave Paintings in Danger of Destruction

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Can Australia save the precious works from miners before it's too late?

Jeff Koons’s Art Rings A Bell

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: In duplicating a historical icon, what is the artist attempting to do?

Imagining the Artist-Architect Collabos That Never Were

Christie Chu
What if Giorgio de Chirico and Tadao Ando had worked together?

Speed Read: The Top 10 Art News Stories for September 8–12

Benjamin Sutton
The NYPD muzzled Met protestors, Miley Cyrus got a gallery show, and more.

“Killer Heels” Has Pretty Shoes and Brains To Boot

Cait Munro
Videos by Marilyn Minter, Ghada Amer, and others give this show a kick.

Kelly Mark Makes a “Public Disturbance”

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: The Toronto artist tugs at the line between fact and fiction.
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NYPD Detains Activists for Anti-Koch Light Graffiti at the Met

Ben Davis
Billionaire art patron's climate change denial inspired creative protest.
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Telling the Story of the African Diaspora Through Sci-Fi

Bansie Vasvani
“a/wake in the water” uses an unexpected form to tell an urgent story.

Must-See Art Guide: Brussels

Alissa Darsa
This week's guide include Louise Lawler, Claude Viallat, Jack Smith, and more.
Detail from Mr. Brainwash's 9/11 mural across the street from the WTC site at Century 21.Photo: Benjamin Sutton.

Banksy Wannabe Mr. Brainwash Unveils 9/11 Mural at WTC

Sarah Cascone
The artist may be fake, but the mediocre art is real.
An aerial view of Stonehenge. Photo:

More Astonishing Stonehenge Revelations Emerge

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
New discoveries surrounding legendary structure have been unmasked.

Michel de Broin Tames Canada’s Wild Side

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Mass MoCA's "Oh, Canada", now on tour to its home and native land.

Judge’s Surprise Decision Lets Rothko Flipper Off the Hook

Eileen Kinsella
A ruling for aggrieved collector Marguerite Hoffman is tossed out "with prejudice."

Epic Supermoon Gives Photographers a Chance to Shine

Christie Chu
A selection of the most artful images from 2014's biggest "supermoon."

Man Sues Chicago Church After Falling Gargoyle Kills Fiancée

Sarah Cascone
Is church responsible for tragic gargoyle accident?
Dita Pepe, from Dita Pepe: Self-Portraits, (2014). Photo: Dita Pepe.

Chameleon Photographer Inhabits Many Lives

Sarah Cascone
Dita Pepe uses make-up and costumes to step into other strangers' families.
Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Forty and Forty (2014) Photo: Courtesy the artist and Galerie Neu, Berlin

Germany’s Top 25 Fall Gallery Shows

Alexander Forbes
Exhibitions from Berlin Art Week and beyond that you simply cannot miss.

Reuben Haley’s Glassware Makes Cubism Work

Blake Gopnik
The Met's rehung modern rooms pair fine-art masterworks with designs of their era.