Tag: Change

Laundromat Project Names 2022 ‘Create Change’ Artists and Fellows – ARTnews.com

The Brooklyn-based arts nonprofit the Laundromat Project has announced the 16 participants in its annual Create Change Artist Development Program, which is split into a Create Change Artist-in-Residence category as well as another for Create Change Fellows. The artists in residence receive $20,000 in funding to collaborate with local partners in various New York City communities, while the fellows receive a stipend to create ...

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Artists challenge, force change to North Dakota Tourism’s photo sharing approach

It was prompted in part after a Bismarck-area high school art teacher found a photo of his mural hanging in a local business without credit or payment. Paul Noot’s mural titled “The Heart Follows the Path” was downloaded 20 times from the North Dakota Tourism Division’s website before it was removed. Four years ago, he made a massive mural of his painting in the ...

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Greater Visibility, and the Possibility for Change – ARTnews.com

The end of 2021 also marks the end of the traveling retrospective for acclaimed lesbian Chicana photographer Laura Aguilar, who for decades turned her lens on Latinx, queer, and working-class communities of East Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley. That exhibition, curated by Sybil Venegas, first opened at the Vincent Price Art Museum in 2017 as part of the Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard ...

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Climate change art exhibition coming to metro Detroit

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) — Fourteen artists will feature their works of art at an exhibition that focuses on climate change and the environment.The 'Environmentally Speaking' exhibition will take place on January 16 at the Janice Charach Gallery located at the Jewish Community Center at 6600 W. Maple Road in West Bloomfield. The exhibition will run through March 3, 2022.Michigan artist and curator Laura ...

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Nonprofit arts group hopes to change lives through the arts

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Art Station is ready to welcome Bloomington-Normal children “home” where they can be messy and explore new means of expression through art.“I’m so excited to have people come and participate with us, “ said Joey Hatch, education coordinator for the group. “Our goal is to make as much art with as many kids as possible, so it’s very ...

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How Rashid Johnson Effect the Change He Wants to See in the Art World – ARTnews.com

After meeting at a neighborhood bar a little more than a decade ago, Rashid Johnson and Joel Mesler became such fixtures together on New York’s Lower East Side—where Johnson lived and Mesler owned a gallery—that one day Mesler half-jokingly said to his friend: “‘Look, man, we’ve got to divide Orchard Street properly.” Mesler decided that he would commandeer the thoroughfare two blocks south of ...

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Gordon Parks Used His Camera as a Weapon—of Political Change – ARTnews.com

Shaft, the pioneering blaxploitation film directed by Gordon Parks, came out fifty years ago. To commemorate the anniversary, Howard Greenberg Gallery has mounted an exhibition of Parks’s photographs from 1948 through ’67 that purportedly exemplify a “cinematic approach” to the medium and thus foretell the artist’s successful crossover. This conceptual framework is a slippery one—after all, the look of mainstream cinema changed dramatically over ...

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Outstanding grad combines art with research for social change

December 6, 2021 Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable fall 2021 graduates.For Ella Burrus, being an artist has never been just a hobby. Ella Burrus is the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Outstanding Graduate student for fall 2021. Download Full Image As the fall 2021 New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Outstanding Graduate Student prepares ...

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Climate Change Is Damaging Prehistoric Rock Art—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter.  The Headlines TOP MARKS. At Sotheby’s modern art sale in New York last night, a 1949 Frida Kahlo self-portrait went for $34.9 million, a record for a Kahlo at auction—as well as a record for a work by any Latin American artist on the block. The previous record holder? That would be none other than the artist’s husband, Diego ...

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