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PAFA’s Low-Residency MFA Program is ideal for students who desire the community, support and rigor of a traditional MFA, but are seeking a more flexible structure to fit their lives and schedules.

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The Texas Department of Transportation has withdrawn its charge of illegal advertising against Prada Marfa, arts organization Ballroom Marfa announced in a public statement.

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Interviews

An Encyclopedia of Kitsch

by Alicia Eler on September 16, 2014

Sara Cwynar's 'The Kitsch Encyclopedia,' published by Blonde Art Books

LOS ANGELES — It took a while for me to actually sit down and stop flipping through the channels and start leafing through Sara Cwynar’s gorgeous book, The Kitsch Encyclopedia.

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Events

ArtRx LA

by Matt Stromberg on September 16, 2014

Rob Sato,

LOS ANGELES — Just because the insanity of the start of the season is over, doesn’t mean there’s not a lot to see out there.

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The Library of Congress has an incredible digitized archive of Depression-era photographs, taken between 1935 and 1945 on behalf of the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information.

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Post image for Picturing Russia’s Central Asian Diaspora

Travel to Russia these days, and chances are the person serving you your food is a visitor to the country, too. Every year, 5-6 million Uzbek, Tadjik and Kyrgyz people arrive in the country to work in restaurants, construction sites, farms and manufacturing plants. They are maids, taxi drivers, street sweepers and garbage collectors. In Krgystzstan alone, one quarter of working-age citizens live outside the country.

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Comic

Are We All Unique Snowflakes?

by Lauren Purje on September 16, 2014

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The whole “we’re all snowflakes” thing always seemed a little odd to me …

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Events

ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on September 16, 2014

Cover of East Village Eye, issue 22, June 1982

This week, New York continues to celebrate the fall season, and nothing is slowing down.

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Museums

Revisiting Steve McQueen’s Early Work

by Erin Joyce on September 15, 2014

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LOS ANGELES — In a city whose name is synonymous with the motion picture industry, it’s common for the worlds of film and art to collide. It’s less common, however, for them to collide in a way that’s critical and not simply flirting with the idea of celebrity.

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Post image for A’ Design Awards & Competition and Call for Entries

A’ Design Awards is a premier annual juried design competition that honors the best designers, architects, engineers, design studios and design-oriented companies worldwide to provide them publicity, fame, and recognition.

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