Following a campaign by artists and anti-gentrification groups, the Brooklyn arts center is no longer endorsing the Astoria luxury tower project.
Real estate developer Stonehenge is making NYC artists an offer that they hope cannot be refused: 20 rent-free luxury apartments leased for one year, in exchange for “commissioned work.”
As part of her apexart exhibition, artist, activist, and curator Betty Yu will lead a discussion of works offering brilliant, accessible rebuttals to narratives of gentrification as positive or even unavoidable.
Residue, Merawi Gerima’s debut feature, depicts the impact of gentrification in an almost impressionistic, oblique way.
One of central London’s few remaining alternative arts venues struggles to survive in the face of a 333% rent increase.
With his photo book In Time of Plague, Brian Rose documents a previous devastation made more visible by a more present one.
Over 4,000 people are behind a petition to get the landlord to reconsider the new rent, which has more than doubled.
Hyperallergic talks to various artists in the Bay Area about how they’ve hung on through years of economic turmoil.
Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore’s graphic novel BTTM FDRS blends discussions around race relations, cultural appropriation, and urban injustice with body horror and an eerie plot.
Residents of the Two Bridges neighborhood in Manhattan are saying enough is enough — and partnering with their local arts community to defend their homes.
Nearly 250 people gathered today, November 14, in Long Island City to protest the controversial announcement as arts organizations held their breath to see what financial fortunes might come their way from Amazon’s touchdown in Queens.
Hundreds of LES residents voiced their opposition to the proposed luxury high-rises in the area mainly populated by low-income people of color.