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‘A Site of Struggle: American Art against Anti-Black Violence’ debuts at the Block Museum of Art Jan. 26

A new exhibition will explore the various ways American artists have grappled with anti-Black violence over the past 100 years.“A Site of Struggle: American Art against Anti-Black Violence,” organized and presented by The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, will premiere Jan. 26, 2022, and continue through July 10, 2022. Admission is free and open to the public.A new, historical ...

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Week Without Violence Gallery Walk seeking more art

NewsThe YWCA; Hope Harbor; and Crisis Center are teaming up to create a gallery walk for their "Week Without Violence."Wednesday, October 13th 2021, 11:27 AM CDTUpdated: Wednesday, October 13th 2021, 11:36 AM CDTGRAND ISLAND -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence and, on average, more than 3 women are murdered by their current or ...

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Trenton art project to honor victims of violence | Video

A Trenton artist is using a multimedia project to honor people in the city whose lives were lost to violence. Bentrice Jusu’s “Potential Project” will use various forms of art and include murals of victims that will be placed throughout the city, marking the locations where their lives were taken. “It’s meant to highlight and give justice to the people who lost their lives ...

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Art exhibit emphasizes domestic violence awareness | News, Sports, Jobs

Hannah Shaffer, 19, of East Liverpool stands beside artwork she submitted to the 6th Annual Artisans Against Domestic Violence Art Exhibit Saturday. (Photo by Danielle Garner) EAST PALESTINE–County youth joined Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services along with John and Daryl Hersh of Ozer Ministries Saturday for the 6th Annual Artisans Against Domestic Violence Art Exhibit. Both the East ...

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Art exhibit raises awareness about domestic violence | News, Sports, Jobs

Morning Journal/ Danielle Garner Assistant for Ozer Ministries Daryl Hersh displays a multi-media design as she stands beside Ozer Director John Hersh Friday as they setup for the 6th Annual Artisans Against Domestic Violence Art Exhibit to be held at the East Palestine Country Club. EAST PALESTINE–Non-profit character based counseling organization Ozer Ministries and Columbiana County Department of Job and Family ...

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Out of violence, the Black religious experience in art

In a selfless act of service journalism, L.A. Taco has published my dream list: a guide to the best mango and sticky rice in the city, which I’m going to work on starting ... now. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, arts and urban design columnist at the Los Angeles Times, here with the weekly Essential Arts newsletter, which bears all the culture news — and ...

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Open-air art gallery in Minneapolis honors George Floyd, victims of police violence

Now, with special frames in place, 150 pieces are seeing the light of day again.   “I think the exhibit is beautiful,” says Precious Shider, visiting from New Jersey. “I like how it’s all coming together, and it’s very inspiring. I’m grateful to be here, that I was able to be part of the event.”  "These pieces, these are history. These are artifacts. This ...

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Ben Sakoguchi’s “Chinatown” Documents Violence Against Asian Americans – ARTnews.com

Scenes of metaphorical and physical assault pulse through Ben Sakoguchi’s painting Chinatown (2014), as he makes visible the violence Chinese Americans have endured for centuries in the United States. Some of the fifteen panels depict textbook historical events in comic book fashion; others collage contemporary examples of yellowface. Most striking are Sakoguchi’s representations of lesser-known episodes of anti-Chinese fervor. One section toward the upper right ...

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A group of Minneapolis artists hopes a project to convert guns into art will raise awareness about gun violence

Her most recent partnership has been with Shiloh Temple International Ministries, which initially collected 41 guns during a recent buy-back event.  "To show that weapons are able to be used in a less destructive way," McComb notes.  For McComb, a Minneapolis-based photographer and artist, and her colleagues, that way is art.   "When I looked in this bucket, and I saw those gun parts ...

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