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Bushwick Open Studios in Review: 17-17 Troutman

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on June 2, 2014
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In this edition of Bushwick Open Studios in Review, we look at what happened in the 17-17 Troutman building. We cover Onderdonk, Harbor Gallery, Roll Call, Ortega y Gasset, and Parallel Art Space.

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An In-Depth Discussion on How Artists Can Save Studios in NYC

by Whitney Kimball on April 1, 2014
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Six months after nearly a hundred artists were forced to leave their studios in Industry City, a panel convened to talk about what artists can do to stay in the city. We heard from representatives in city planning, city government, rent reform initiatives, and beleaguered artists.

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Surviving Rent: Why Artists Can’t Afford Critical Neutrality

by William Powhida on December 16, 2013
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William Powhida responds to rave reviews of “Coming Together: Surviving Sandy” in the midst of artist evictions at Industry City.

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The Plot Thickens: A Personal Account of Industry City’s Bid to Take Over Sunset Park

by Erik Gonzalez on October 21, 2013
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As many of you in the art community know, there is a mega-show in Sunset Park opening to the common public. The show, titled “Come Together: Surviving Sandy,” presents itself as evidence of the resiliency of the New York’s artists and their communal solidarity in the face of Hurricane Sandy.

This presentation is insidiously disingenuous.

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Industry City Forces Artists Out of Studios Then Launches Giant Art Show

by Paddy Johnson on October 18, 2013
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The Dedalus Foundation, Jamestown Charitable Foundation, and Brooklyn Rail mount a benefit exhibition for Sandy at a location in which artists are being forced out due to rent increases.

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