Who owns Chicago artist Henry Darger’s work?

Recluse janitor Henry Darger spent more than 40 years in a tiny one-room apartment in Lincoln Park, writing, painting, sketching, collecting and fantasizing.

It wasn’t until after his death in 1973 that his works, discovered by his landlords, trickled onto Chicago’s art scene, with his fanciful stories and sometimes-violent imagery eventually gaining worldwide appreciation — and skyrocketing value.

Now, nearly

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Can an Artists’ Collective in Africa Repair a Colonial

As is the case with many social-practice projects, she went on, judging Martens’s work in Lusanga on aesthetic terms can feel impossible: there is real money circulating, and people’s livelihoods are at stake. “What does one get by saying they are an artist?” she asked. “Funding, primarily, but also freedom.” An academic would need approval from an ethics board, an

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Midsummer Festival makes its return to Old Lyme

At this year’s Old Lyme Midsummer Festival, vistors will be able to check out the Studio 80+ Sculpture Garden on Lyme Street in Old Lyme.

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Old Lyme Midsummer Festival returns this year on Saturday, July 30. The traditional kickoff lawn concert at the Florence Griswold Museum welcomes the Mighty Soul Drivers

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Whoever bought this giant Gorgosaurus fossil gets to name

This story was updated to reflect the final sale price.

The ancient skeleton of a Gorgosaurus went up for auction for the first time today and sold for just over $6 million. Whoever bought it — which is currently unknown — now also has the unusual opportunity to name it.
About 77 million years old, the Gorgosaurus is a
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EVs are the future. Here’s how they differ from gas and

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the number of gas stations in the United States.

The wheels on the bus — and cars, and trucks, and vans — go round and round, but what powers them to do so?

The answer depends on the vehicle.

For much of the first century of mass-produced automobiles, the answer was

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10 Best ways to get cash for cars near me

(Pocket-lint) – If you’re thinking that your junk car is worth a penny then you’re missing something big. You can earn handsome money from your junk car. Yes, it’s possible, provided you know someone that provides cash for junk cars.

A junk car is not complete trash. If it has some authentic parts still working or someone is ready to

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Auction of US$6M dinosaur skeleton prompts ethics debate

The ancient skeleton of a Gorgosaurus went up for auction for the first time today and sold for just over US$6 million. Whoever bought it — which is currently unknown — now also has the unusual opportunity to name it.

About 77 million years old, the Gorgosaurus is a relative of the deadly Tyrannosaurus rex, but faster and with

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