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Art Show Celebrates Urban Gay Culture In South Bronx

The Bronx Council of The Arts, located on the campus of Hostos Community College in South Bronx, is hosting an exhibition showcasing the work of gay artists created over the past ten years; the curator, Ivan Monforte, has personally selected the work for this project.
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Paulo Bruscky — Art Is Our Last Hope

Art is Our Last Hope, the first solo exhibition of work by Brazilian artist Paulo Bruscky, opened on September 19, 2013 at The Bronx Museum of the Arts. The exhibition will be on view through February 9, 2014....
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Stunning Jewels By JAR At The Met

Starting today, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is showcasing hundreds of pieces from jeweler Joel Arthur Rosenthal. His line, JAR, only produces 80-90 dazzling pieces a year, which makes them even more precious....
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Banksy's Latest Stencil In South Bronx

Street artist Banksy paid a visit to South Bronx for today's tag....
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Banksy May Have Collaborated With Cope2 On An Anti-NYPD Piece

Yesterday evening, the grandfather of Bronx graffiti, Cope2, posted a photo on Twitter, which appears to be a collaboration between himself and Banksy in the South Bronx....
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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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The Bronx CommuniTea

Come join us for our annual Senior Thursday event celebrating Older Americans Month with BRIO award winning artist Michele Brody.
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The Moth StorySLAM

The Moth StorySLAMs are open-mic storytelling competitions open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme, BALANCE inspired by Dialogues: Tim Rollins & K.O.S. and Glenn Ligon.
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"Dialogues: Tim Rollins & K.O.S. And Glenn Ligon" At The Bronx Museum Of The Arts

The Bronx Museum of the Arts honors the late Tim Rollins with an upcoming exhibition, “Dialogues: Tim Rollins & K.O.S. and Glenn Ligon.” The exhibition takes the concept of dialogue as its departure point — an idea that was central to the works of this visionary artist and educator.
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Newly Renovated Bronx River Arts Center Hosts Open House On May 17th

The Bronx River Arts Center, a key part of the borough’s cultural scene for over three decades, will be reopening its renovated building to the general public for the first time on Thursday evening, May 17th, as part of the City-sponsored NYCxDesign festival.
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2018 Triennial: “Songs for Sabotage”

“Songs for Sabotage,” the fourth New Museum Triennial, questions how individuals and collectives around the world might effectively address the connection of images and culture to the forces that structure our society.
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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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