Jillian Steinhauer

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STYKKISHÓLMUR, Iceland — It’s hard to miss Vatnasafn, or the Library of Water, if you know what you’re looking for.

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I am writing to you today with a simple request: take down the pictures of Bill Cosby in your current exhibition Conversations.

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ArtRx NYC

by Jillian Steinhauer on July 28, 2015

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This week NYC offers lots of opportunities to travel without going very far.

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Post image for In the Bronx, a Pop-up Art Show Is a Lightning Rod for Fear of Gentrification

There weren’t many protesters — just seven — but they were loud.

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Post image for A Documentarian of Brooklyn’s Underground Creative Culture

It was soon after meeting and befriending Oriana Leckert that I came to know her as the Person Who Knows What I Should Do in Brooklyn at All Times.

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Post image for The Unlikely Connection Between the Whitney Museum and Riot Gear

We all know it costs a lot of money to sit on the board of a major art museum, so naturally the question becomes: where does that money come from?

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Post image for Four Questions for the Demonstrators Outside Zwelethu Mthethwa’s Trial

One of the most prominent aspects of artist Zwelethu Mthethwa’s trial has been a group of (mostly) women who’ve demonstrated outside the courthouse for the last two years, dressed often in orange and holding handmade signs.

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ArtRx NYC

by Jillian Steinhauer on June 30, 2015

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Celebrate Canada Day and American Independence Day with gentrification, tall ships, Puerto Rican activists, Sandra Bernhard, and more.

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A new report on the restitution of Holocaust-era artworks condemns a number of US museums for failing to resolve claims straightforwardly and instead resorting to legal maneuvers to have them dismissed.

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Today the United States Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage — henceforth known simply as “marriage” — is protected by the Constitution.

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