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Banksy’s "Shoe Shine Boy" Jabs At Ronald McDonald

Street artist Banksy continues his art installations in New York City this month with his latest work taking a jab at the famous icon Ronald McDonald. On October 16, 2013, a fiberglass replica of Ronald McDonald showed up outside a McDonald's in South Bronx.
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Cara Lynch's House Work Exhibition

An artistic view of Bronx's historic houses: Cara Lynch, House Work on view will be presented August 30 - October 5, 2013 at the Poe Park Visitor Center, 2640 Grand Concourse, Poe Park, Bronx, NY....
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Broken Umbrellas Transform Into A Floating Art Project In Bronx

If you happen to gaze upon a massive dome floating down the Bronx River, you are not hallucinating. It is just a stunning public art project....
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Art Project Aims To Put The ‘Pieces’ Of Manhattan Together

After manufacturing two pieces of sculpture art for renowned Manhattan artist William Anastasi in the Summer of 2012, a young New Yorker has spent the past year conceiving his own large scale art project – one that will represent the identity of New Yorkers....
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AWP Network Launches A Photography Contest

The AWP Network recently launched a photography contest to showcase how African youths view entrepreneurship in their local communities. Mary Olushoga, AWP Network founder states, "we believe that any African anywhere in the world can make a difference and an impact in their local community. We want young Africans to know that their voice matters."...
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Adopt-A-Monument Works In Bronx

The challenge following conservation of outdoor sculpture is to provide consistent care to prevent deterioration....
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Colossal Head Sculptures Grace New York Botanical Garden In Bronx

The New York Botanical Garden in Bronx has a fanciful new sculpture exhibition by Philip Haas that is hard to miss....
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Superheroes Live In Bronx

Contrary to popular belief, not all superheroes live in Manhattan. In fact, there are superheroes living in the NY borough of the Bronx. It is true, and on Saturday May 4th, Free Comic Book Day, one of the better local comic book conventions will be held in the Bronx at the Bronx Library Center at 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY....
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Rebel Diaz Arts Collective Finds New Home

A group of South Bronx artists say they're rising from the ashes after being evicted from their community center in February, as the Rebel Diaz Arts Collective has found a temporary new home. NY1's Erin Clarke filed the following report....
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Bronx Graffiti Artist Sharon de la Cruz Teams Up With Calvin Klein

A Bronx artist is teaming up with Calvin Klein to create some graffiti glam....
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Ellen Lindner - Comics & Illustration

Enjoy this sketch of a man riding the 2 train in Bronx....
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South Bronx In The 1980s, As Seen By Locals

This weekend photographs of the South Bronx in the 1980s will be put on display at the Bronx Documentary Center. While we've all seen photos highlighting the worst moments in the neighborhood, these images were taken from the viewpoint of locals. The more personal lens lends to photos that show not only the devastation, but also the personal moments between friends and family....
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Sculptures By Manolo Valdes Adorn Bronx Botanical Garden

On September 22, 2012, the New York Botanical Garden in Bronx welcomed a new collection of sculptures titled, Manolo Valdes: Monumental Sculpture, featuring seven fascinating pieces made from bronze, steel and aluminium....
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Artist's Tribute To His Beloved Borough

For some thirty years, Bronx-born artist Daniel Hauben has found his muse no further away than the edifices, subway stations, and skylines adjacent to avenues like Fordham Road, the Grand Concourse, and the streets surrounding Yankee Stadium....
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COPE2 & RETNA Collaborate On Bronx Mural

It is always a beautiful thing when two respected masters of the craft join forces to create something unique – and that is exactly what went down when Boogie Down native COPE2 invited the West Coast’s RETNA up to Bronx to work on a massive wall together....
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Juan Downey: The Invisible Architect

Organized in collaboration with the MIT List Visual Arts Center, Juan Downey: The Invisible Architect is the first U.S. survey of this pioneering video artist and brings together more than one hundred works, including drawings, artist's notebooks, paintings, video and photographic installations spanning from early experimental work with art and technology to the groundbreaking video installations from the 1970s through the 1990s. ...
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Bronx Museum Of The Arts Needs Dough

Bronx Museum of the Arts announced Thursday that it is launching an ambitious fundraising campaign this year, seeking to raise $1 million to add 40 new works of art to its collection, in honor of its 40th anniversary....
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John Ahearn’s Bronx Elvis

Seminal East Village dive Max Fish is not really punk rock anymore, but it still has lots of cool art to look at amidst a street of douchey bars. Joining the scariest Julio Iglesias picture I’ve ever seen is one of John Ahearn’s awesome castings....
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South Bronx: Sylvia Plachy

The Andrew Freedman Home is a giant building in Bronx that once housed ruined capitalists, victims of the system they fed....
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Nina Berman Presents Bronx Garden

Finca Del Sur, a yaer old garden in the South Bronx, was created on an empty plot of land bordered by a high way exit ramp and a commuter train line....
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Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fusion Of Art, Architecture & Anarchy

This month, the sprawling exhibition “Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect” takes over the Bronx Museum of the Arts — a fitting survey for an artist who used the city as his material.
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Cuba Unveils Us-Made Tribute To Independence

Cuba presented to the public on Friday a statue of independence hero Jose Marti donated by the Bronx Museum of the Arts in a gesture of international friendship that comes at a low point in relations between the two countries.
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The Bronx Museum Of The Arts Celebrates "Anarchitecture" Of Gordon Matta-Clark

On view from Nov. 8 through April 8 of next year, the exhibit will feature more than 100 artworks by the artist, including some from his archive.
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Bronx, 1977

Another WIP for a totally different book I started working on.
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Mental Health Has Many Faces

Large-scale mural addresses stigma attached to people with mental health issues using bright and beckoning colors and a positive message.
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Artist Talk: Osaretin Ugiagbe

Osaretin Ugiagbe will discuss the work on view in his exhibition at the Bronx Documentary Center, Unbelonging. Moderated by Stephanie Baptist.
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Screening Of "Kiki"

Let's have a kiki!
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Bronx Native Cast In Shakespeare's Famous "As You Like It"

Experience one of Shakespeare's classic romances, as First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents AS YOU LIKE IT, previewing July 12, 2017, opening Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 8:15 p.m. and closing August 20, 2017.
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Now On View: High Line Plinth Maquette Exhibition

An exhibition of maquettes (models at 1/16th scale) of the 12 finalists for the first two inaugural High Line Plinth commissions is now on view on the High Line at West 14th Street.
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Bronx Exhibition Collates Two Decades Of Social & Political Unrest

The Occupy movement through Black Lives Matter and onwards to the current Trump fiasco, protest has been a dominant force throughout the 21st century so far; let us not forget that political activism is not a contemporary fad, though.

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Attiyya Anthony

is a University of Florida graduate with a B.S. in Journalism. After graduating with no financial debt, she learned the importance of working hard and saving money, which sprouted her quest for financial literacy. In addition to journalism, Attiyya is an environmentalist, poet, model, and social activist. She has freelanced for several publications both in Florida and in New York, including HOME Magazine, the Gainesville Sun, the Charlotte Sun-Herald, and Brooklyn's L Magazine.