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Non-Partisan Political Art Strikes a Nerve

Most roadside billboards tell a story—usually through advertising. But for a group of artists across America, those stories are told in the form of non-partisan political art. For Freedoms is a platform for creative civil engagement. Founded by artists Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman, For Freedoms spreads the message of non-partisan social activism and […]

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Artists Create Portraits for Vegas Shooting Victims

October 1 will be the one-year anniversary of the worst mass shooting in United States history. Fifty-eight people were killed while attending the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Artist Ellen Abramo is commemorating the victims with portraits to be displayed in Las Vegas, giving life to the memories of […]

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The National Museum of Brazil on fire.

National Museum of Brazil Goes Up in Flames

A major fire broke out at the National Museum of Brazil, located in Rio de Janeiro, this past Sunday, September 2. The good news: it happened after visiting hours so there were no human casualties. The bad news: the Guardian reported that up to 90 percent of the museum’s collections and artifacts may have been […]

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An oil painting of the New York City skyline.

Burning in Water Gallery to Open More Spots in New York

The Burning in Water gallery will be opening two additional spaces in New York City, where it has been based since its opening in 2015. This expansion comes just months after the successful gallery announced a new space in San Francisco. Both spaces will be located in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York, at 507 […]

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Halloween decorations in front of the Elverhoj Museum of History & Art on October 24, 2015.

Elverhoj Museum Delves into the Past, Present, and Future

The Elverhoj Museum has long been central California’s home of Danish art and culture, residing in the recreated Danish village of Solvang, a town surrounding the wineries of Santa Barbara County and the Pacific Ocean. Tomorrow, the museum will debut its new exhibition, “Past, Present, and Future: Celebrating 30 years of art in the community.” […]

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A happy boy with paint all over his hands.

Is it Art or Play? Museum-Goers Decide At These Exhibitions

What does play have to do with creating some serious art? Well, a whole lot, according to The Art Newspaper’s article, “Playtime: How Artists Have Been Unleashing Their Inner Child This Summer.” Multiple exhibitions are now exploring the link between recreational fun and creativity. One such exhibition, titled, “Serious Play: Design in Mid-century America,” will […]

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A portrait of impressionist painter Claude Monet in 1901. Monet once owned a sculpture of a cat that has recently resurfaced after years of being lost.

Monet’s Biscuit Cat Found After Years of Being Lost

Art historians interested in Claude Monet have taken down their “LOST CAT” signs stapled to light poles and bulletin boards across the U.S. Only kidding. But the glazed biscuit cat from Japan, which once belonged to Monet, has indeed been discovered after years of searching for it, according to The Art Newspaper. The cat sculpture […]

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High Line Park in Manhattan, New York. The popular urban park is built on elevated train tracks.

New York Art Installations Explore the Realm of Public Spaces

Who says public spaces have to be solely functional? Artists who are showcasing their work at the High Line in New York, a former train track turned garden walking path, sure don’t think so. “Agora,” an ever-changing group exhibit featured in the park until March 2019, borrows its name from the Greek term meaning, “the […]

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