Tag: Projects

Creative Capital Funds 50 Artist Projects for a Total of $2.5 M. – ARTnews.com

The New York–based nonprofit Creative Capital has announced the 50 artist projects it will fund as part of its 2022 Creative Capital Awards. Each project will receive varying amounts up to $50,000, with the amount of funds being administered this year totaling $2.5 million. For the 2022 cycle, Creative Capital increased the number of projects it will fund from 35 to 50, and the ...

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Greenwood Art Project’s Jerica D. Wortham on Art’s Healing Powers – ARTnews.com

Jerica D. Wortham is a poet and the director of the Greenwood Art Project, a citywide public art installation comprising 30-plus projects to commemorate the 1921 Tulsa race massacre in Oklahoma. She is also the founder and director of J’Parlé Art Group Inc. I wasn’t trying to be revolutionaryI was just trying to say somethingTo share somethingBe something more than that moment It was ...

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Kevin Beasley Joins Roster of Regen Projects Gallery – ARTnews.com

Kevin Beasley, whose work with sculpture and sound often delves into African American histories and imagined futures, is joining the roster of Los Angeles–based gallery Regen Projects. He will continued to be represented by Casey Kaplan in New York. His first show at Regen Projects is scheduled for April 2022. Nominated for the prestigious Hugo Boss Prize in 2020, Beasley has presented exhibitions and ...

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Students display art projects on visions for Bridgeport schools

BRIDGEPORT — Bridgeport youth from an immigrants rights and education equity group have turned to art to demand more money be invested in students.Student leaders from Make the Road Connecticut participated on Thursday at McLevy Green in an art installation made from shoe boxes, meant to represent what a more equitable school system could look like. The event was part of National Week of ...

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Ortuzar Projects Revisits 1970 “Sapphire Show” of Black Women Artists – ARTnews.com

Much of the material for an alternative art history exists not in pristine archives but in fragments of ephemera and distant memories; piecing these works and events into new narratives requires a creative approach. One such reconstruction is “You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby: The Sapphire Show,” on view until July 31 at Ortuzar Projects in New York. The exhibition reimagines the “Sapphire Show,” ...

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