The Life and Legacy of Vietnam’s Sacred Giant Turtle [Atlas Obscura]

Why Some Gravestones Are Shaped Like Tortoises [Atlas Obscura]

This Artist Is Making Work Out of the Literal Blood of LGBTQ People [VICE]

How Artists Fight Vision Loss and Continue to Make New Work [Artsy]

What’s the Deal with This Creepy, Beloved Statue at the Art Institute? [Chicago]

How Noguchi Sculptures Inspired the Paper Lamps We See Everywhere [Artsy]

Parallel Worlds: how VR and AR became artists’ new canvas, and brands followed suit [It's Nice That]

Seduced By a Rare Parrot [Smithsonian Magazine]

Canada’s Newest Contemporary Art Museum Opens in Saskatoon [Hyperallergic]

A Taste of the Complex Relationship between Chinese Food and Identity in America [Hyperallergic]

Hunting for the Magic Mushrooms of Ancient East Asian Art [Hyperallergic]

The Unflinching Sensuality of Ren Hang’s Photographs [Hyperallergic]

The Shimmering Glory of a Modern Indigenous New Zealand Chapel [Hyperallergic]

Māori Portraits Offer a Window into New Zealand’s Colonial History [Hyperallergic]

The Beekeeper Who Craved a World Without Right Angles [Hyperallergic]

Musical Compositions Stitched from Lace Patterns [Hyperallergic]

19th-Century Portraits of Historical Figures, Guided by Their Spirits [Hyperallergic]

The 18th-Century Devotional Painting that Documents a Brutal Mastectomy [Hyperallergic]

Rare 18th-Century Soul Sculptures Go on View at the Hispanic Society [Hyperallergic]

How User-Friendly Are Museum Image Rights? [Hyperallergic]

After 40 Years, Super 8 Takes Down Its Kitschy Prints and Gives Them Away [Hyperallergic]

What’s the Value of Recreating the Palmyra Arch with Digital Technology? [Hyperallergic]

A Biennial on a Bus Examines the Leisure and Labor of Travel [Hyperallergic]

Could the Nefertiti Scan Be a Hoax — and Does that Matter? [Hyperallergic]

A Radiologist’s X-Ray Photographs of Flowers from the 1930s [Hyperallergic]

The Historic Painted Panels That Exposed the Hell of Hiroshima [Hyperallergic]

Intricate, Beautiful, Raunchy: Japan Embraces Its Ancient Erotic Print Tradition [Hyperallergic]

How a Set of Rediscovered 19th-Century Japanese Doors Leads to Frank Lloyd Wright [Hyperallergic]

Other Plastic Marvels by the Creator of the Pink Flamingo [Hyperallergic]

A Biennial of Sculpture by the Danish Seaside [Hyperallergic]

... Meanwhile, Out in Bushwick, You Can Collect Art With Only 10 Bucks in Your Pocket [New York Magazine]

Women Are Dominating the Rogue Taxidermy Scene [Vice]

A Floating Library on the Hudson [Hyperallergic]

The Retro Aesthetics of Teletext Art [Hyperallergic]