New York City

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The gigantism trend in public art is apparently inexhaustible.

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Artist Lisa Gross, who founded the League of Kitchens, acknowledges that each of its workshops starts off a bit awkwardly, as six participants enter an unfamiliar neighborhood and step into a stranger’s home.

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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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On June 9, New York City’s oldest surviving bridge reopened after over 40 years of abandonment.

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Two years ago, at a Cildo Meireles retrospective in Madrid, I sat on a wooden dock that overlooked a paper sea and a vast, blue plaster sky.

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On Monday evening, employees of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) who are members of the United Autoworkers Local 2110 voted to approve a new three-year contract that was offered by the museum’s administration on Friday.

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This morning about 100 Museum of Modern Art employees who are members of the United Autoworkers’ Local 2110 delivered an open letter to museum director Glenn Lowry in his office.

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The Rainbow Flag that artist Gilbert Baker created in San Francisco in 1978, and which has since become the icon of the Gay and LGBT Pride movements, has just been acquired by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for its design collection.

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This week members of the Illuminator Art Collective filed a lawsuit in the Federal Court for the Southern District of New York alleging false arrest and improper seizure of their property by the NYPD’s Central Park Precinct.

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Crimes of the Art

by Benjamin Sutton on May 19, 2015

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On this week’s art crime blotter: vandals attack Lego superhero statue, New York cops blast police brutality artwork, Cuban paintings stolen in Miami heist.

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