All posts tagged New York Times

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Fish, museums and neuroscience

  I’ve recently found myself a fish out of water, a neuroscientist working in an art museum. Before you run down the avenue of assumption, let me clarify that I …

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PEMcast 010: Immersive experiences

We’ve been noticing here at PEM and in the greater art world that the “i” word keeps popping up. Today we bring you the first in a series of PEMcast …

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Museum as a muse

When photographer Rosamond Purcell first had the idea –  decades ago — to photograph in museums, she didn’t exactly find an open and welcoming door. “That’s not the mission of …

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PEMcast: Episode 008.1

The same day that shortsighted city planners allowed New York’s Beaux-Arts style Penn Station to be demolished, the front page of the New York Times told of the impending demolition …

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Sonically Susan

In 2011, many of us were lucky enough to catch Susan Philipsz as she filled East India Marine Hall with the sound of her haunting voice. On eight strategically-placed speakers, …