Jillian Steinhauer

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In late 18th-century Britain, etched cartoons and caricatures abounded, poking fun at kings, noblemen, society ladies, French revolutionaries, the institution of marriage, and countless other people and things.

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Post image for Join Hyperallergic for Readings, Flame Wars, and More at Housing Works on June 23

There will be readings. There will be ranting. There will be ruminations. We’re very excited to announce our first ever (free) event at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in Soho — come join us next Tuesday, June 23, for Hyperallergic IRL.

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Events

ArtRx NYC

by Jillian Steinhauer on June 16, 2015

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We sort of say this every week, but there is so.much.good.stuff happening in NYC over the next seven days. Celebrate James Joyce and Bloomsday in arty style, attend a con focused on comics and black culture, watch the sun rise with Yoko Ono … and if you’re a woman especially, go watch Goodfellas in the theater.

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Post image for Collector Funds Scheme to Get More Work by Women Artists into UK Museums

Art collector Valeria Napoleone is spearheading an initiative to put artwork by women in museums in the UK and US.

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Post image for Ford Foundation Refocuses Grant Giving to Fight Inequality

The Ford Foundation, the second-largest philanthropic foundation in the US, will restructure its grant-making program to focus entirely on fighting global inequality, the Chronicle of Philanthropy reported.

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Post image for Murder Trial of Artist Zwelethu Mthethwa Begins in South Africa

After two years of postponements, the trial of artist Zwelethu Mthethwa finally got underway last week in Cape Town. Mthethwa pleaded not guilty to the murder of a woman named Nokuphila Kumalo.

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Post image for Artist Tania Bruguera Arrested Again in Havana, Injured by Police

This weekend artist Tania Bruguera was arrested once again in Cuba, along with dozens of other activists, and was manhandled by the police.

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Events

ArtRx NYC

by Jillian Steinhauer on June 9, 2015

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This week there’s as much good stuff as ever, including an art broadcast network, an exhibition at a new space devoted to Latin American art, a discussion of new business models in photography, and a typography festival.

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Post image for Taking a Break for Performance at Bushwick Open Studios, by Way of Detroit

I was happy to make my way to 16 Harrison Place, where Detroit’s Spread Art has turned an empty lot filled with gravel into a makeshift community space and stage.

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Artist Jennifer Chan is masterful at remixing images and video clips from pop culture, overlaying text with a ’90s special-effects aesthetic and often setting the carefully coordinated pieces to catchy pop songs.

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