Curated Reading List: October 2021

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This Halloween the H stands for heritage, search the Met Collection with “spooky” words such as skeleton, nightmare or whatever gives you the creeps and share with us your favourite.

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Mine is “The Night-Hag Visiting Lapland Witches” by  Henry Fuseli.

Another fun activity is to visit any surviving Cabinets of curiosity near you. On to our picks for this month:

The AI-powered app that claims to instantly price a work of art—we tried it out at Art Basel.  Read article here.

The 10-Minute International Librarian #66: Be able to explain why heritage matters.  Read article here.

‘Not just another Zoom project’: New ‘non-hierarchical’ International Galleries Alliance launches to bring art world together.  Read article here.

Associations between community cultural engagement and life satisfaction, mental distress and mental health functioning using data from the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS): are associations moderated by area deprivation? Read here or the Museum next Summary .

The True Native New Yorkers Can Never Truly Reclaim Their Homeland.  Read article here.

How Indigenous Stories Helped Scientists Understand the Origin of Three Huge Boulders.  Read article here.

Europa Nostra releases “Venice Call to Action: For a New European Renaissance”.  Read post here.

30 years in the making: Historic England opens aerial photography project to the public.  Read article here.

A Nazi Legacy Haunts a Museum’s New Galleries.  Read article here.

Archaeologists Extract 1,300-Year-Old Wooden Ski From Norwegian Ice.  Read article here

Trove of Artifacts, Many Recovered From Abroad, Traces 4,000 Years of Mexican History.  Read article here.

The Queue Mpho Matsipa, Lynhan Balatbat-Helbock, and Molemo Moiloa .  Read solicited proposal here.

It is the time of the year were we discuss the Parthenon Marbles:

Artnews: UNESCO Advisory Board Urges British Museum to Return the Parthenon Marbles.  Read article here.

The art newspaper: British Museum should review its position on the Parthenon Marbles, Unesco body says.  Read article here.

IBNA: Roof leak causes concern for the Parthenon Marbles in the British Museum.  Read article here.

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