Hundreds of visitors were evacuated from the Incan site over the weekend.
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed centers the artist’s campaign to stop the “artwashing” of the Sackler family’s role in the opioid crisis.
Researchers are investigating whether the presence of lead formate originated from past attempts to conserve the painting.
Advocates say the art was “emblematic of the tunnel” and that city agencies did not warn the community before painting over it.
The American Alliance of Museums’s sanction comes after the FBI raided the museum and seized 25 disputed paintings.
The Daily Show and hundreds on social media roasted Hank Willis Thomas’s tribute to Martin Luther and Coretta Scott King in Boston.
Boulder authorities also uncovered stolen guns, drugs, and work by artist Jane Freilicher.
Covered in wood paneling and filled with wacky Surrealist art, the former home of Sonja Alaimo captures the late painter’s sensitivities.
The site matches descriptions by the Ancient Greek historian Strabo, who wrote about the shrine more than 2,000 years ago.
Courtney Desiree Morris staged a thoughtful performance as “a reckoning with the violence” of the gallerist’s actions.
“I feel like my past is getting away from me,” said Opal Lee, who founded the institution 20 years ago. She said the collection was unharmed.
The grotesquely large phallus belongs to the fertility god Priapus, a tragic figure in Roman mythology.