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Fleisher Art Memorial’s executive director resigns months after assault arrest in New York

Late on a Friday night in January, sheriff’s deputies in Columbia County, N.Y., responded to a reported altercation at a home in the rural town of Hillsdale, near the state’s border with Massachusetts.They ended up arresting a married couple — the director of a venerable Philadelphia art school and a well-known artist who teaches at the New York Academy of Art — on a ...

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A year after George Floyd’s death, art memorials are at a crossroads

"Justice for Daunte Wright" is written on the street outside of Cup Foods, where George Floyd was murdered and a community-built memorial has taken over the intersection Courtesy of the George Floyd and Anti-Racist Street Art database When George Floyd was killed one year ago, protests against police violence erupted on the streets, first in Minneapolis, and soon across the country. Murals dedicated to ...

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