Jillian Steinhauer

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In artist Sophia Narrett’s current solo show at Arts+Leisure, two women meet on the set of The Bachelor and swiftly fall in love — with each other.

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Post image for NYC Public Libraries Get Largest Funding Increase Ever

In a deal on the fiscal year 2016 budget struck late Monday night, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced an extra $39 million for the city’s libraries.

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Yesterday afternoon, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley called for the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state capitol.

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ArtRx NYC

by Jillian Steinhauer on June 23, 2015

Unidentified artist,

This week, activism is the theme, with an exhibition centered on musical resistance, another featuring political posters, and a conference devoted to helping artists find and keep affordable workspaces.

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Post image for A Holocaust Survivor’s Story in Postmodern Dance

Taking testimony from a Holocaust survivor and turning it into a dance is an intriguing but risky proposition, especially if you’re not a Jew.

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Post image for Political Cartoons from a Golden Age of British Satire

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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