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Proposed public art sculpture along Vancouver’s False Creek draws criticism from some residents

The sculpture is of a young, distraught boy, standing atop a red tower with a melting shark in his arms, a visual warning of rising sea levels and the destruction it could wreak.  But for some residents on the southern edge of Vancouver's False Creek, the proposed 7.8-metre sculpture, to be installed temporarily amid manicured lawns and waterfront residences, is a blemish. "Do I think ...

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San Francisco Art Institute chair steps down in wake of controversy over proposed Diego Rivera mural sale

The San Francisco Art Institute nearly closed for good in 2020 Courtesy of bart.gov The San Francisco Art Institute announced on Friday that Pam Rorke Levy, who has served as the board chair since 2018, will be resigning her post and is to be replaced by photographer and SFAI-alum Lonnie Graham. Levy’s resignation follows a tumultuous year for the 150-year-old art school, which nearly ...

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