A Massive Faux Staircase Punctuates A Glass-Sided Home Before Flowing into an Outdoor Garden

The design team at Nendo knew they’d need a way to connect the three generations—and eight cats—living inside a newly constructed home in the Shinjuku area of Tokyo, so they created an enormous staircase. Spanning from the outdoor garden to the third floor, the steel-and-concrete structure isn’t designed for climbing between floors but does serve as a multi-level garden area and space for the cats to lounge.

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MoMA Terminates All Museum Educator Contracts

Exterior view of The Museum of Modern Art, 53rd Street Entrance Canopy (photo by Iwan Baan, courtesy of MoMA)

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City has terminated all contracts with its freelance educators, according to an email from education department heads sent on Monday afternoon.

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Museums Thank Healthcare Workers by Sharing Medical-themed Art

Harrison Fisher’s Red Cross poster (ca. 1917) from the Woodrow Wilson House Collection (courtesy the Woodrow Wilson House)

While many of us are hunkering down at home, healthcare professionals are some of the essential workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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People are Recreating Famous Artworks Using Whatever They Have at Home During Quarantine

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By sporting a bonnet fashioned out of toilet paper and clutching a celery-stalk cigarette, people are finding ways to engage with their favorite artworks from a distance.

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Come to Your Census: The 2020 Census Is an Essential Service

Art+Action featured artist Stephanie Syjuco’s “Color Checker (Pileup) 2” (2019).

Over a year ago, before COVID-19 changed our lives and took hold of our collective psyche, independent curator and activist Amy Kisch was commissioned by San Francisco’s Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs (OCEIA) to develop an arts-driven campaign to mobilize communities around the 2020 Census.

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