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America Will Always Rise Up

During separate trips to Shanksville, Pennsylvania, a battleground state in the race for president, the two men honored the 40 passengers and crew members who died after battling hijackers aboard United Airlines Flight 93.
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US Commemorates 19th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

Mr. Biden then travelled to Shanksville, Pennsylvania - the site of the Flight 93 memorial - to pay respects. President Donald Trump spoke there earlier on Friday. However Mr. Biden and Mr. Trump did not cross paths because their schedules did not overlap.
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N.Y.C. Remembers 9/11 Amid a Pandemic

This year, during a pandemic that has killed more than 23,000 in New York City alone, the somber, solemn rituals will continue. But they will be marked by the current loss.
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Artist Christine Corday Officially Represents ‘Art’ as The 36th Global Contributor To ITER, Humanity’s Pursuit of Generating a Star on Earth

The same nuclear fusion process also takes place in stars, so in a way, ITER is building a “star” on Earth. That poetic notion caught the attention of artist Christine Corday. “When I learned that there was a project that was realizing a star on Earth, that 35 countries over the last three decades have been devoted to this unprecedented pulse of plasma, I was wholly magnetised.”
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Meet the Proud Caretakers of the 9/11 Memorial

Meet the caretakers who take care of the 9/11 memorial at Ground Zero with great pride and honor in their duties. Click for New 4 New York video.
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New York’s 9/11 memorial had a tragic flaw. Here’s the plan to fix it

According to Alice Greenwald, president and CEO of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, the new memorial is designed to commemorate those losses–and the continued suffering of the tens of thousands who are now ill from 9/11-related illnesses.

America picked artist Martin Puryear’s work for the Venice Biennale — and he’s everything America is not

When Puryear was chosen last summer to represent the United States at the Venice Biennale, it was a relief to know that the selection process was apparently uncorrupted, even if the State Department was in shambles and the tenor of American foreign policy had grown capricious and bellicose.

Martin Puryear, Swallowed Sun (Monstrance and Volute), Venice Biennale 2019

Martin Puryear (American, b. 1941) will represent the United States at the 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. Puryear is recognized for a fiercely independent visual language of object making that has developed over a half-century, and for a sculptural practice that has influenced generations of artists.

A First Look at ‘Liberty,’ Martin Puryear’s Exhibition for the US Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

“Liberty/Libertà” is the title of Martin Puryear’s exhibition for the US Pavilion at the Venice Biennale this year, which officially opens today. The name anticipates the political reading that is inevitable in this show about national representation at a time when that subject is particularly fraught, and it contains many charged historical references, particularly to Black political history.

A curving line of steel in the sky to mark Moscone Center expansion

When Christine Corday was named a finalist in the public art competition for the Moscone Center expansion, she did not have the six months that the other two finalists were given, and she did not even have the opportunity to visit the site, near the corner of Fourth and Howard streets.