New York City

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Berenice Abbott was best known for being New York City’s official photographer during the Great Depression, though she actually explored a panoply of subjects during her six-decade-long career.

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As news of art fairs and Bjork took the spotlight earlier this month, I lingered on the Museum of Modern Art’s The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, up through early April.

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On Monday protesters gathered outside the New School (TNS), a university in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, to demand better conditions for the school’s part-time faculty.

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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 Central Park’s 212 Paths in One Public Sculpture

Tatiana Trouvé mounted 212 giant spools of rope onto three steel structures in Doris C. Freedman Plaza, with each rope representing one of Central Park’s winding walkways.

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Post image for There’s Nothing Sexier Than an Independent Art Fair

“Viewer discretion advised: graphic sexual imagery,” reads some floor text that nobody seemed to notice or bother to read this afternoon as they entered Mendes Wood DM’s booth at the Independent.

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Post image for Robert Moses’s Two-Faced Legacy Gets the Comic Book Treatment

Robert Moses was never elected to a major office in New York City, but he completely altered the topography of the metropolis through three decades of construction projects.

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Post image for Arts Nonprofits Pool Their Know-How to Tackle Non-Artsy Problems

New York City, for all its wealthy patrons, charitable foundations, and municipal support systems, is a treacherous place for arts non-profits.

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Post image for Columbia Students Can Paint, Watch TED Talks to Meet Sexual Respect Requirement

In the wake of a wave of protests over the school’s mishandling of sexual assault cases, Columbia University recently unveiled a new Sexual Respect and Community Citizenship Initiative.

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Museums

Copy Makes Perfect: Sturtevant at MoMA

by Cynthia Cruz on February 11, 2015

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The Museum of Modern Art’s current retrospective of Sturtevant’s work, Double Trouble, is a study in movement.

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