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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Artists Take Over Your Landline

by Michael Anthony Farley on June 12, 2017
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Every summer there’s a gallery that finds an occasion to launch a cat show, and this season is no different. Start the week off at Con Artist Collective, which will host a show demonstrating artists love for kitties. Consider that show a warm up for what’s to come. Thursday in Gowanus, we’ll see what happens when artists are given access to a treasure trove discarded electronics. We can’t wait. On Friday, head out to this week’s latest artist zine festival and wrap the week up Sunday with the 25 anniversary of Queens Pride at the Queens Museum. It’s a one day pop-up exhibition looking at the history of the event and bound to be both informative and joyful.

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HIV/AIDS Goes Art History In “Art AIDS America” At The Bronx Museum

by Emily Colucci on July 29, 2016
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What is lost when HIV/AIDS becomes art history? A lot, as it seems.

As HIV/AIDS gets revisited by a slew of recent exhibitions, books and films, the real continued emotional impact of the disease is in danger of being replaced by a distant historical interest. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Bronx Museum’s current exhibition Art AIDS America.

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ACT UP NEW YORK: Activism, Art, and the AIDS Crisis, 1987 – 1993 ACT UP ORAL HISTORY PROJECT, fierce pussy in New York on 09/09/10

by Art Fag City on September 1, 2010
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ACT UP NEW YORK: Activism, Art, and the AIDS Crisis, 1987 — 1993 Date: Thursday, September 9th 2010 – Saturday, October 23rd 2010 Venue: White Columns, 320 West 13th Street White Columns imports some activism. Originally presented at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University, this worthy exhibition put together by curators Helen […]

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