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Joey McFarland Apologizes for Historic Black Photo at Movie Premiere – ARTnews.com

Historical photographs are usually handled with extreme care — held with gloves, stored with acid-free paper and protective sleeves, and hidden away from light and heat.  But when Hollywood producer Joey McFarland showed up to the red carpet premiere of the movie Emancipation last month in Los Angeles, he showed off what he said was an original photograph of an enslaved man known as ...

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Ebony and Jet Photo Archives Transferred to Getty and Smithsonian  – ARTnews.com

The archive of Johnson Publishing, an invaluable collection of photographs depicting African American culture in the 20th century, officially has new ownership. A philanthropic consortium comprising the Ford Foundation, the J. Paul Getty Trust, the MacArthur Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Smithsonian Institution announced on Thursday that the collection has been transferred to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History ...

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Street art transforms subway – Photo 1 of 1

A STRIKING street art project has transformed an unsightly subway in Coleraine and helped curb anti-social behaviour in the town. Community minded young people joined forces with local artists and educators to give the Christie Park underpass a new look. With vital support from Amy O'Brien and Sarah Carrington, local teacher Michelle McGarvey devised the project after becoming concerned by disaffected youths and anti-social ...

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Florence Bourgeois Named Director of FIAC, Paris Photo – ARTnews.com

The current director of Paris Photo, Florence Bourgeois, will now also head up FIAC, France’s leading contemporary art fair, which was recently ousted from its longtime home of the Grand Palais by Art Basel. Both FIAC and Paris Photo are managed by the French subsidiary of RX Global. Bourgeois will replace Jennifer Flay, who had led FIAC since 2003. When the Grand Palais announced ...

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Best Archival Photo Storage Boxes – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Art News may receive an affiliate commission. BEST ARCHIVAL PHOTO STORAGE BOXES Chances are, you have an old shoebox or bin lying around your home or studio, chock-full of photographs, sketches, or other keepsakes. A shoebox is a fine storage solution, but not one that will preserve its contents ...

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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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