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A New Show Places Emma Amos, Whose Art Captured the Civil Rights and Feminist Movements, Where She Belongs: the 20th-Century Canon

The artist Emma Amos died in May, at age 83, from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. But even as her illness progressed, the painter, printmaker, and weaver was sustained by the knowledge that her seven-decade career was finally on the brink of her…

/ February 2, 2021
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Donald Trump And Joe Biden’s Monday Schedules Are Very, Very Different

Donald Trump and President-elect Joe Biden have released their public schedules for Monday, which is also Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national holiday in the United States. And the two are planning to mark the day very differently. Trump’s schedule…

/ January 18, 2021
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All eyes on Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell as interest rates creep higher

With long-term U.S. interest rates creeping higher and the stock market rally looking increasingly bubblicious, market participants will have a keen eye on remarks by Fed chair Jerome Powell today at Princeton University.Why it matters: The uncertainty created by the…

/ January 14, 2021
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‘My Practice Looks Very Different Today’: 15 Artist-Mothers on Balancing Work and Family After a Year Like No Other

The events of 2020 turned the world upside down for everyone. But the burden of life in lockdown has predominantly fallen on women, and on mothers in particular, with many pressured to leave the workforce entirely to focus on childcare…

/ January 4, 2021
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What’s Up With That Pig Couch? Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Internet’s Latest Obsession—and the Artist Behind It

The mystery of the Craigslist pig couch has finally been solved. For years, its origins have been unknown, even as ads offering the unique piece of furniture periodically popped up in cities across the US. But while the ads are a…

/ November 19, 2020
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Amid a Growing Outcry, the Baltimore Museum of Art Withdrew Its Controversial Sale of Three Works Through Sotheby’s at the Eleventh Hour

Just hours before the Baltimore Museum of Art was about to auction off a group of multimillion-dollar works at Sotheby’s New York, the institution withdrew them from sale. The decision not to move forward with the offloading of paintings by Clyfford Still and Brice…

/ October 28, 2020
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Iranian-American Artist Siah Armajani, Who Reimagined Public Spaces in Cities Around the World, Has Died at 81

The artist, who was born in Tehran, moved to the US in 1960. The post Iranian-American Artist Siah Armajani, Who Reimagined Public Spaces in Cities Around the World, Has Died at 81 appeared first on artnet News. Read More…

/ August 28, 2020
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There’s Always Freedom In Philly: Matt Kibbe & Nick Freitas

Matt Kibbe and Nick Freitas hit the road in Philadelphia to talk about the uniqueness of the American experiment. While stopping by Independence Hall, they discuss the legacies of Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson, and whether 18th century…

/ June 3, 2019