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Trenton art project to honor victims of violence | Video

A Trenton artist is using a multimedia project to honor people in the city whose lives were lost to violence. Bentrice Jusu’s “Potential Project” will use various forms of art and include murals of victims that will be placed throughout the city, marking the locations where their lives were taken. “It’s meant to highlight and give justice to the people who lost their lives ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Victoria Ryan Sculptures Honor UK’s Windrush Generation, Addis Fine Art Opening in London, David Adjaye Designing Basquiat Exhibition & More

VERONICA RYAN OBE, “Custard Apple (Annonaceae), Breadfruit (Moraceae), and Soursop (Annonaceae),” 2021. | Courtesy the artist, Photo by Andy Keate   Public Art Huge Caribbean fruits and vegetables by British sculptor Victoria Ryan now grace Narrow Way Square in Hackney in East London. The marble and bronze works are the first permanent public sculptures in the UK to recognize the Windrush Generation. British sculptor ...

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Artist Hito Steyerl Declines Germany’s Highest Honor, Accusing the Committee of ‘Diversity-Washing’ + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Friday, September 17. NEED-TO-READ Nobody Cares About Anything That’s Not Painting Anymore – Despite the continued allure of Big Fun Art for Instagram selfies, it is the humble medium of painting that has kept collectors spending ...

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Hito Steyerl Declines Top German Honor, Citing Country’s Lockdown – ARTnews.com

Artist Hito Steyerl, who is known for her essayistic videos pondering power structures and new technologies, said on Wednesday that she would not accept Germany’s Federal Cross of Merit honorific. In a letter published in the German publication Die Zeit, Steyerl said she was declining the award because of the way German politicians had led the country during the pandemic. The equivalent to being ...

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Edmonds Arts Festival names student art top honor winners

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfMytz37NGk Six area high school students have received Top Honor awards for their work submitted to the 2021 Edmonds Arts Festival virtual art exhibit. The winners are: Alicia Clark, Edmonds Heights K-12, grade 10, “Drowning” Lucy Stinson, homeschooled, grade 9, “Tangerine” Ambria Nilsen, Kamiak High School, grade 11, “A Portrait for Shane” Susanna Lee, Lynnwood High School, grade 9, “Face Them All” Rachel Reitz, ...

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Aya Brown’s Portraits Honor Essential Workers without Exploiting Them – ARTnews.com

In January 2020, artist Aya Brown was admitted to a hospital in New York City. With the help of her sister Aja, a teaching assistant, and that of a committed, if overworked, third-shift nurse, Brown made a full recovery. After her release, she found herself ruminating on the centrality of women in both formal and informal care economies, the racial and gender composition of ...

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Bostonians create art to honor memory of George Floyd – Boston News, Weather, Sports

BOSTON (WHDH) - Bostonians came together to create art and sing in honor of George Floyd on Saturday.Mayor Kim Janey organized the event in Roxbury with local organizations King Boston and Black Market and the Roxbury Cultural District. Tuesday marked a year since Floyd was murdered by a Minnesota police officer“Let us not forget what we have all endured and what we have overcome,” ...

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