Archive | July, 2017
Two elderly artists painting.

An Art Gallery for Those Aged 60+

The world of gallery artists is a young world. Mostly, it is full of either the young outbreak star, or the middle-aged men who were young outbreak stars thirty years ago and have done nothing but commit their lives to art since. Marlena Vaccaro’s gallery is a craigy boulder in that youthful stream. Her space, […]

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Two school-aged boys—one black, one white.

New Art Exhibit Addresses Racial Segregation in America’s Schools

In Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court ruled that it was unconstitutional to segregate school children by race. But today, more than sixty years later, school segregation appears to be on the rise. More than one third of black American students attend an “intensely racially segregated” school, according to a study released this […]

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A black-and-white historical photo of Italian men awaiting admission processing at Ellis island. Ca. 1910.

Interactive NYC Art Installation Gives a Voice to America’s Immigrants

Current research suggests that within 40 years, a third of American citizens will either be an immigrant or the child of an immigrant. New York City has exceeded that ration for years, and its eight and a half million residents speak nearly 800 different languages. It’s this melange that artist Aman Mojadidi wants to highlight […]

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