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Apply Now For Truly Affordable Artist Housing

by Whitney Kimball on May 28, 2014
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In Harlem, a room of our own.

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Lawsuit Filed Against Cooper Union, More Demonstrations to Follow

by Corinna Kirsch on May 28, 2014
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Why should the Cooper Union board seek money from students when the administration needs to curb its own extravagant spending?

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Chelsea Art and Tech Galleries on the Move

by Paddy Johnson on May 23, 2014
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The Chelsea art and tech landscape is changing. Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology is moving out of their current location in Chelsea at the end of June. They’re moving to their new 34-35th Street location in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood (Industry City), this September. This coincides with the digital art centric gallery, Bitforms’ departure from Chelsea to the Lower East Side, slated for this July and follows the departure Postmasters Gallery last year. This digital art friendly gallery and longtime Chelsea resident, left last year after their rent was raised to $30,000 a month. They are now in TriBeCa.

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A Not-So-Random Case of Police Brutality During Art Fair Weekend

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on May 12, 2014
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On the heels of the NYPD’s disastrous social media campaign #myNYPD, which has provided an outlet for hundreds of New Yorkers tweet pictures of police beating them up, New York police continue to spread their bad rep beyond the outer boroughs. On Saturday night, police arrested 247365’s MacGregor Harp after he took photos of police brutality, which happened to be taking place outside of NADA’s afterparty at Tropical 128.

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The 1717 Troutman Building Kicks Out Its Galleries

by Whitney Kimball on May 12, 2014
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In Bushwick, another one bites the dust.

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Maria Lassnig (1919 – 2014): Crazy-Good Animator, Okay Painter

by Corinna Kirsch on May 7, 2014
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With some YouTube vids, so you’ll know where we’re coming from.

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Does Bushwick Need an Art Fair?

by Whitney Kimball on May 6, 2014
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“Bushwick Open Studios weekend has become a magnet for those who want to program art that has nothing to do with Bushwick,” said artist Deborah Brown, Storefront Ten Eyck founder and longtime Bushwick community activist. This year, rather than foreign artists renting studios just for BOS weekend, Bushwick has attracted an art fair.

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Manifesta Is Still Staying In Russia

by Whitney Kimball on April 30, 2014
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Curator Kasper König rejects the protests and forges ahead.

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