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The Temple of Bel. VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

The Temple of Bel.

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Satellite images confirm that ISIL has destroyed its second ancient building, the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel, in Palmyra. [The Art Newspaper]

A tunnel has been found under the Rockefeller Museum, in Jerusalem, leading authorities to suspect that people were using it to smuggle out antiquities. [Haaretz]

The rent is too damn high in Chelsea, and galleries are leaving because of it. Foxy Production is the latest one to negotiate a lease in the Lower East Side. [Crain’s]

It only took one day for the Broad’s online ticket reservation system to crash. [Los Angeles Times]

Sotheby’s is opening a Mumbai office. [Artforum]

Boise Art Museum curator Sandy Harthorn is retiring at the end of this year. [Idaho Statesman]

A huge digital canvas (no, it’s not a billboard) will bring artists’s work to the streets of Indianapolis. [Indy Star]

The Springfield Museums, in Massachusetts, are purchasing Dr. Seuss’s childhood home. [WWLP]

Henning Bohl and Sergei Tcherepnin at The Blaffer Museum. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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