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Post image for In the Bronx, a Pop-up Art Show Is a Lightning Rod for Fear of Gentrification

There weren’t many protesters — just seven — but they were loud.

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Post image for Report Finds New York City’s Creative Sector Is Thriving, for Now

In a trend piece two months ago that caused much snickering on the internet, the New York Times wrote that creative New Yorkers are peacing out and heading west to Los Angeles, which the article heralded as a “bohemian paradise.”

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Post image for In Bushwick, Street Art Comes with a Copious Side of Advertising Billboards

The latest additions to the Bushwick Collective, the street art project founded and curated by Joe Ficalora around the intersection of Troutman Street and St Nicholas Avenue in Brooklyn, are a number of big, garish billboards.

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Post image for A Crucial First Step to Bringing Artists Together to Stay in New York

Life in New York is shaped by relationship to property.

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Post image for Graffiti Artists Sue 5Pointz Developer for Whitewashing Their Murals

Nine artists are suing Jerry Wolkoff, the owner of the 5Pointz site in Long Island City, Queens, for destroying their murals when his company G&M Realty had the building whitewashed in November 2013.

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Post image for How Arts in Bushwick Has Stayed on Mission in a Rapidly Changing Neighborhood

The tenth edition of Bushwick Open Studios (BOS) is just a month away, and it’s hard to believe how much has changed in the Brooklyn neighborhood since 2006.

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Post image for South Street Seaport, Manhattan’s Oldest Intact Neighborhood, Faces Uncertain Future

Cut through by the rumbling FDR Drive and shadowed on one side by the towering skyscrapers of Lower Manhattan, the South Street Seaport is still surprisingly transporting to New York City’s maritime past.

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Post image for Painting Four Decades of Change in the East Village

New Works and the Avenue A Cut-Out Theatre, Anton van Dalen’s first solo show in eight years, charts the shifting landscape of New York City. Populated with imaginative characters, the artist’s latest work vividly documents the forces of gentrification and change.

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Post image for NYC Will Build 1,500 New Affordable Artists’ Studios by 2025

In his State of the City speech today, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to build 1,500 new affordable live/work units for artists over the next decade.

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Post image for Street Artist Sues Developer for Using His Mural to Sell Condos

The street artist Craig Anthony Miller is suing the real estate developer Toll Brothers for using a mural he painted in Dumbo, Brooklyn, to market a nearby condo development.

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