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A few weeks ago, while exploring the Hudson Valley like every other Brooklynite who would rather go upstate than visit Manhattan, I came across a stash of vintage Thanksgiving postcards at a bookshop in Saugerties that made me chuckle and smile. These rather elegant, if sometimes disturbing (um, is that a fork and knife sticking out a living turkey?) images were all created roughly from 1900 to 1920 and often incorporate gold foil and other holiday details. While all of these cards are bathed in the reigning myths of the era about the holiday — which was historically taught as some type of kumbaya of Puritans and the Wampanoag in lieu of its genocidal reality — we can look back and laugh at prevailing attitudes and how many of these same misconceptions of peace-loving settlers remain.
Enjoy these paper relics of yesteryear. We hope you enjoy the holiday whether you’re celebrating Thanksgiving or Unthanksgiving or just chilling on your day off.
From commissions to residencies and fellowships for artists, curators, and teachers, a list of opportunities that artists, writers, and art workers can apply for each month.
It is one thing to be a visionary and another to be one whose work holds your attention for a sustained period of time.
“Following Sonorous Bodies” is available online. The journal also seeks guest editors for themed issues, books, and more, as well as contributors for Issue 8, “Birds & Language.” Proposals are due December 15.
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Feldschuh understands that the actions and interactions of particles can be formulated mathematically but not illustrated visually.
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Shellyne Rodriguez and Danielle De Jesus powerfully respond to the continued attacks on their neighborhoods with works that validate and uplift elements of everyday urban Latinx life that are usually devalued.
This week, I’ve included a lot of humor because with the recent news on the coronavirus variant, we can all use it.
On December 13, learn about the Sam Fox School’s graduate programs in Visual Art and Illustration & Visual Culture, as well as the university’s competitive financial aid packages.
So legendarily precious and complex are the Fabergé eggs that they have become a byword for insane expenditure.
While performing a piece for Satellite Art Show, Xxavier Edward Carter was approached by a group of officers who threatened him with ten years in prison.
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