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Post image for Brooklyn Store Under Fire for Native American Headdress Logo

The clothing retailer Scumbags & Superstars, which has a storefront space in Bushwick and an online store, has come under fire for its “disrespectful” appropriation of Native American imagery in its logo and merchandise.

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Post image for Boat Bearing JR Artwork Rescues Drifting Migrants

Sometimes art and life converge in miraculous ways. That happened last week in the Mediterranean, where drifting migrants were rescued by a cargo ship plastered with an image by French artist JR, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Post image for Jeff Koons Sued by French Ad Guy for Plagiarism

At what point does artistic appropriation become copyright infringement? A Jeff Koons sculpture has reopened the 50-year-old debate.

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The Physics of Pollock

by Allison Meier on December 18, 2014

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The laws of physics were greater collaborators with Jackson Pollock than most painters.

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Post image for Brooklyn Gallery Responds to Police Brutality With an Open Call

The nonprofit art space Smack Mellon in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood is planning an open call exhibition in response to the non-indictments of the police officers who killed Mike Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in Staten Island, and the protests that followed.

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Post image for At New York’s LGBT Center, a Renovation Pushes Art to the Fore

On Tuesday the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center (LGBT Center) in New York’s Greenwich Village offered a sneak peek at its nearly complete $9.2 million renovation, which, among other things, aims to showcase the exceptional art sprinkled throughout the building.

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Post image for Introducing the Hyperallergic Art Library T-shirts

Today is the day! Hyperallergic has launched the first edition of our Art Library series with five titles by some of the innovators of art writing.

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