The publication’s board is scheduling an event at an establishment boycotted by a long list of grass-roots organizations in Boyle Heights.
Demonstrators Splash Red Paint Inside LA Gallery in Apparent Protest of Gentrification
The incident on Saturday was not the first time Dalton Warehouse has been a target.
An Artist Excavates the Neglected Histories of a Gentrifying Neighborhood in Detroit
Nicole MacDonald’s Last Days of Chinatown hones in on the displacement of the poor and “unimportant” people to accommodate the march of progress in Detroit.
Coalition of Anti-Gentrification Groups Pressures Brooklyn Museum to “Decolonize” [UPDATED]
Anti-gentrification activists are calling on the museum to create a “Decolonization Commission” after a controversial curatorial hire.
San Francisco Is Counting Its Artists to Address the Problem of Gentrification
In spite of rapidly rising rent prices, San Francisco is second only to New York among US cities with large concentrations of artists.
“If Things Were Going Well, We Wouldn’t Be Here”: Artists Protest NYC’s Loft Board
Despite a promise from Mayor de Blasio that he would defend them, New York City’s loft tenants feel more vulnerable than ever and are taking their concerns to the board charged with helping them.
Beijing’s Campaign to Level “Illegal Structures” Displaces Migrants, Threatens Artists
The municipal government is carrying out mass evictions as it prepares to level some 430 million square feet of illegal housing.
Laura Owens Responds to Anti-Gentrification Protests of Her Boyle Heights Gallery
In an extensive response to last week’s protest at the Whitney Museum, the artist offered her take on the current situation in Boyle Heights.
Anti-Gentrification Activists Protest Laura Owens Exhibition at the Whitney Museum
An alliance of activists from Los Angeles and New York highlighted the role of the artist and her dealer, Gavin Brown, in artwashing the gentrification of working-class neighborhoods.
Jury Sides with 5Pointz Artists in Lawsuit Over Destroyed Graffiti
If the judge in the case follows suit, the verdict could set a remarkable precedent for the protection of graffiti and street art under the Visual Artists Rights Act.
NYC Mayor Proposes New Protections for Loft Tenants, Pledging Support for Arts Workers
The new rules would help maintain rent-regulated loft spaces, some 30% of which have disappeared in the last 15 years.
What Does the Next Wave of Development Mean for Bushwick Artists?
As the neighborhood’s commercial real estate turns over to lure tech companies, many artists will have to look further east for affordable studio space.