Jillian Steinhauer

Post image for Reading Years for On Kawara

I have passed through 700 years in a single hour.

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Post image for At the Crossroads of the World, a Dissident Cuban Artist Is Almost Heard

In the glare of the afternoon sun and the LED screens of Times Square, an unassuming woman with thick glasses and a rolling wave of gray hair stood on a soapbox and spoke, as another woman held a white dove over her shoulder.

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Post image for On Leaving the Brooklyn Museum After 17 Years: An Interview with Arnold Lehman

Last September, Arnold Lehman announced that he would retire from his position as the director of the Brooklyn Museum.

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Post image for In a New Residency, Artists Make Work by Volunteering

The small, circular portrait features the face of a man in gold. Creases cut through his forehead, and patches of hair line his thick lips.

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Post image for What Happens When You Try to Photoshop Money

When I was editing our story about Canadians “spocking” their $5 bills, I discovered something curious: you can’t Photoshop money.

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Post image for A Brooklyn-Born Street Dance Goes Uptown, with Mixed Results

How do you take a form of street dance and bring it, for the first time, to the theatrical stage — and not just any stage, but a 160-foot-long one?

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Post image for From Ancient Coins to Koons, the Arts Expenditures of the World’s 80 Richest People

FiveThirtyEight compiled a handy list of the world’s 80 richest people, including each person’s wealth, the country where they live, whether or not their money is self-made, and the sector in which they deal or work. What if there were another column, one for the arts?

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Post image for Kenneth Goldsmith Remixes Michael Brown Autopsy Report as Poetry

This past weekend, at a conference called Interrupt 3 at Brown University, poet Kenneth Goldsmith read Michael Brown’s St. Louis County autopsy report as a poem.

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Post image for What to Make of the Village Voice’s Offensive Kehinde Wiley Review?

If you’re looking for a very generous review of the Kehinde Wiley exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, read Roberta Smith. If you’re looking for one that’s startlingly homophobic and racist, read Jessica Dawson.

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Post image for LA County Agrees to Pay Photographers $50K for Harassment

In the resolution of a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California, Los Angeles County will pay three photographers who were harassed by members of the LA County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) a total of $50,000 in damages.

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