In protest of femicide, the artists painted over portraits of all-male historical figures hanging in the National Human Rights Commission.
The international gesture has almost always signified some variation of solidarity and power to the people.
The names, painted on International Women’s Day, were scrubbed away around 24 hours later.
In late July, a newspaper reported that the 14th edition of Mexico City’s revered SITAC contemporary art symposium had been cancelled, but it’s more complicated.
In 2014, the renowned street artist created a mural in Williamsburg that was very similar to a record cover he designed for Interpol. The resulting legal dispute recently spawned its third appeal.
The Supreme Court will decide whether the victims of the 1997 bombing can seize artifacts from the Oriental Institute that belong to Iran, which supported the terrorist organization responsible for the attack.
Last Friday the Black Star Project, an organization that works to eliminate the racial achievement gap in Chicago, hosted a “Children’s March on the MacArthur Foundation” in front of the foundation’s headquarters in the city.