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Texas museum uses art exhibition to consider climate change

What if people could see what is driving climate change? Months before fires raged across the globe, that question was posed by the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, leading to its group show, “If the Sky Were Orange: Art in the Time of Climate Change.”

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Vienna museum uses tilted paintings to spark climate conversations

The ‘A Few Degrees More’ exhibition at the Leopold Museum shows how disruptive a few degrees can be.
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As energy costs bite, museums rethink a conservation credo

Tight climate controls have become the norm to protect artworks and artifacts. But as heating and electricity prices soar, Europe’s museums administrators are wondering whether the rules need to be so strict.
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How will the arts address climate change in 2023?

While the start of the year was marked by a nuanced exploration of art's relationship with climate change, over the summer, things escalated into a frenzy of activists gluing hands to frames and hurling food over masterpieces.

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Criticism mounts of ‘climate killer’ modern art museum in Berlin

A vast modern art museum under construction in Berlin has been castigated by conservation experts and architecture critics for its poor environmental credentials, as the energy crisis intensifies scrutiny of the efficiency of new buildings.

Climate protester glues his head to 'Girl With a Pearl Earring' painting

Climate protester glues his head to 'Girl With a Pearl Earring' painting

The artwork by Johannes Vermeer, exhibited in The Hague, was the latest artwork to be targeted by protesters concerned about climate change. One person glued his head to the painting and another glued his hand to the wall.