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Armenians displaced from Nagorno-Karabakh fear their medieval churches will be destroyed

The Ghazanchetsots Cathedral was damaged earlier this year during fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images Christina Maranci, Tufts University A six-week war in Nagorno-Karabakh, a mountainous region in the South Caucasus, ended on Nov. 9 after Russia brokered a peace deal between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Under the deal, several ethnically Armenian provinces in Nagorno-Karabakh, which Armenians …

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6 ways to help kids express their feelings about the coronavirus pandemic through art

Through creativity, children make sense of the world. (Dragos Gontariu/Unsplash) Nikki Martyn, University of Guelph-Humber The COVID-19 pandemic has affected children’s worlds in many ways. Due to closures and restrictions, they have experienced the loss of social engagement and the support of friends, school communities or extended family. Children have likely had conversations about the virus and what they can …

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When the line between machine and artist becomes blurred

Mario Klingemann’s ‘Neural Glitch Portrait 153552770’ was created using a generative adversarial network. Mario Klingemann, Author provided Ahmed Elgammal, Rutgers University With AI becoming incorporated into more aspects of our daily lives, from writing to driving, it’s only natural that artists would also start to experiment with artificial intelligence. In fact, Christie’s just sold its first piece of AI art …

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What we can learn about isolation from prison artists

Oliger Merko, ‘Season of Love’ detail, oil on canvas, 2014. Prison Creative Arts Project, Author provided Janie Paul, University of Michigan Over the past few months, most of us have found ourselves in unfamiliar territory trying to shape the formlessness of our days while contending with physical separation. Many incarcerated people, however, have spent years figuring out what to do …

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La Alhambra aún guarda secretos: descubrimientos en el Patio de los Leones

Nicomedes de Mendivil (dib.), Esteban Buxó (grab.). Detalle de templete y mocárabes en el Patio de los Leones de la Alhambra. Publicado en “Monumentos Arquitectónicos de España”, cuaderno nº 27, 1865 [col. particular]. Antonio Gámiz Gordo, Universidad de Sevilla Ningún otro rincón de la Alhambra de Granada, incluida en la lista de Patrimonio Mundial de la UNESCO, despierta tanto interés …

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