Jillian Steinhauer

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In advance of soccer teams Feyenoord and AS Roma facing off again tonight, the Dutch Senate has said that its government should pay for the restoration of the Bernini fountain damaged by Feyenoord fans in Rome last week.

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Post image for Columbia Students Can Paint, Watch TED Talks to Meet Sexual Respect Requirement

In the wake of a wave of protests over the school’s mishandling of sexual assault cases, Columbia University recently unveiled a new Sexual Respect and Community Citizenship Initiative.

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Post image for Dutch Soccer Hooligans Damage Historic Bernini Fountain in Rome

Dutch soccer fans wreaked havoc on Rome over the past two days, damaging a 17th-century fountain designed by Bernini and leaving the city’s historic center strewn with trash.

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Curator Maura Reilly posted an image of compiled gallery gender statistics on Facebook today, a “report card” by anonymous feminist art collective Pussy Galore showing the percentages of women represented by some of the top art galleries in New York City.

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Some 1,000 British artists have signed on to a cultural boycott of Israel, pledging their “support [for] the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality.”

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Post image for After a Call for Change, Artists Respond

What kind of painting do you make in the face of the killing of an unarmed civilian by a police officer? What type of drawing sums up the pain of more than a century of institutional racism?

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Today Human Rights Watch (HRW) released its third report on violations of the rights of migrant workers on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, where the Guggenheim and Louvre museums are planning outposts and New York University is planning a campus.

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Post image for Defiant of the Future, Museums Ban Selfie Sticks

Oh, art museums. You’re so fickle — like a guy who sends a charming message on Tinder and then disappears after the first tryst.

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Nowhere can you feel the silliness (and yet cloying realness) of the term “outsider art” more distinctly than at the Outsider Art Fair, which, by its very nature, is an insiders’ affair.

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Stop Self-Censoring

by Jillian Steinhauer on January 29, 2015

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It’s been three weeks since two masked gunmen stormed into the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and killed 11 people. In that time there’s been self-censorship — quite a bit of it.

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