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The "winged monster" in Utah's Black Dragon Canyon. ©ANTIQUE PUBLICATIONS, LTD./COURTESY CAMBRDIGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

The “winged monster” in Utah’s Black Dragon Canyon.

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Researchers now know that a painting in Utah’s Black Dragon Canyon shows a group of several figures, not a “winged monster,” as was once thought. [CBS News]

Holland Cotter recalls a maligned exhibition at the Met from 1968 about Harlem as a cultural center. “The Met had chosen an odd, arm’s-length approach,” he writes. [The New York Times]

ISIL beheaded an archaeologist and tied his dead body to a column at a temple in Palmyra that he had been researching. [The Art Newspaper]

Emily Rubin is addicted to buying art, and she wants you to start collecting. Assuming you have the money, of course. [The Observer]

James Lee Byars at VeneKlasen/Werner. [Contemporary Art Daily]

An exhibition of ten Web-based artworks, chosen by a jury from over 270 submissions, opens at the ICA Miami. [Wall Street Journal]

#Arthoe is an Instagram hashtag in which people reclaim the word “hoe” through art. [The Guardian]

The North Carolina Museum of Art has created “flipped field trips,” which involve using online resources and in-person visits to make school-funded museum outings more interactive. [Slant]

The city of West Columbia, South Carolina, wants you to turn dumpsters overgrowing with weeds into an interactive garden. [WLTX]

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