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Tribeca Citizen | In the News: The art of the protests

In the News: The art of the protests October 13, 2021 • Arts & Culture, Crime, People https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzhK0j92WIk THE ART OF THE PROTESTSKelly Clarkson interviews three artists from the Soho Renaissance Factory who used the plywood on the storefront windows as their canvas during the early months of the pandemic. She gave them her “good neighbor” shoutout. It’s actually a good interview and a ...

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Tania Bruguera Among Artists Arrested Amid Protests in Cuba – ARTnews.com

Amid growing protests across Cuba, state forces are cracking down on artists and anti-government demonstrators. An estimated 500 Cubans who were arrested during peaceful street protests last week face charges of inciting unrest. Last night, Tania Bruguera’s studio posted on its Facebook page that she had been taken in for questioning by government forces. Her studio claimed she had been detained in relation to ...

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Plywood hung by businesses in protests transformed into art pieces

Last summer, when thousands took to the streets of Chicago to protest the murder of George Floyd, many businesses started hanging plywood over their windows and doors. The plywood blanketing storefronts became a canvas of sorts for South Side native Barrett Keithley. "When people looked at all the abandoned businesses, it was citywide, nationwide. But a lot of us have grown up in those ...

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MoMA Temporarily Covers Philip Johnson’s Name Amid Protests – ARTnews.com

Amid protests over racist and white supremacist views espoused by the late architect Philip Johnson, the Museum of Modern Art has temporarily covered Johnson’s name on wall signage in the New York institution’s architecture galleries. Johnson, who died in 2005, worked at MoMA in its architecture department during 1930s, ’40s, and ’50s, and designed its sculpture garden in 1953. According to Hyperallergic, which first ...

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Tania Bruguera Detained Amid Protests Over Artistic Freedom in Cuba – ARTnews.com

Against the backdrop of protests over artistic freedom in Cuba, artist Tania Bruguera, a celebrated figure whose work has frequently spoken out against her country’s government and its policies, was detained on Friday, according to a message posted on social media by her sister, Deborah Bruguera. On Saturday, the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, which is currently hosting an exhibition of Bruguera’s ...

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The Killing of an Artist and Activist in Belarus Has Powered Protests Against the Government

Human rights organizations are sounding the alarm in Belarus amid the country’s harsh crackdown on protesters following the disputed re-election of president Aleksandr G. Lukashenko. Artists, including one who was killed by what are believed to have been police forces last month, are among those on the front lines, and are being persecuted for using their work to speak out against an increasingly authoritarian ...

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Restoration art walk to re-vamp KC business damaged during George Floyd protests | KOLR

by: Carey Wickersham, Fox 4 KC Posted: Sep 27, 2020 / 07:22 AM CDT / Updated: Sep 27, 2020 / 07:22 AM CDT KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF)— Four months ago, after the death of George Floyd, protests on the Country Club Plaza turned violent.  Officers were injured.  Protesters were tear-gassed and arrested. And businesses sustained significant damage.  But after a few months, one business ...

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