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Lorelei Fountain - Surviving The Ages

The Lorelei Fountain is less conspicuous these days—with all its limbs in tact and graffiti nowhere in sight.
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‘Outsider’ Artist In The South Bronx

He would not admit it, but Augustine Cruz has grown too old for this. His hand trembles as he rubs the figure he is carving. You can see the veins bulge on his balding head as he grimaces through the last few strokes. For just a moment, when he is done, his brown hands and the wooden body seem one....
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Patricia Cronin Sculpture Installation At Woodlawn Cemetery

On September 20, 2011 at Woodlawn Cemetery, artist Patricia Cronin will install a bronze, larger-than-life version of her sculpture Memorial to a Marriage....
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A Portrait Of Young Men Coming Of Age In Bronx 1977-2000

For over two decades (1977-2000), Stephen Shames photographed a group of boys coming of age in the Bronx in a neighborhood ravaged by drugs, violence and gangs....
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The Photogrpaher Without Legs

When Kevin Connolly was ten years old his family took him to Disney World, but for some theme park visitors that day, it was Connolly who quickly became the main attraction....
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Bronx Children's Museum Hits The Road On Wheels

It will be a couple of years before young Bronxites and kids from surrounding areas get to visit the Bronx Children's Museum. Until then, the museum will visit them on wheels....
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Bronx Council On The Arts To Open New Headquarters

The Bronx Council on the Arts has announced it will open a new headquarters in the Westchester Square section of the Bronx....
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Nazi-Era Looted Art

The public is invited to a talk on “Nazi-Era Looted Art” by Karen Franklin, a genealogist who will share stories of how genealogical research helped her to solve several cases of Nazi-era looted art in the Netherlands, Germany and Ukraine. ...
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Exhibition Exploring The Work Of Elizabeth Catlett

The Bronx Museum of the Arts presents Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists, an exhibition highlighting Elizabeth Catlett’s role as a pioneering African American female artist and her relationship to later generations of contemporary artists....
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BRAC Presents: Acting Out

An exhibition featuring Danielle Abrams, Shana Moulton, Jill Pangallo, Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz, Karina Skvirsky, and Maya Suess....
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Mexican Artist Bosco Sodi's Bronx Exhibition

On October 28, The Bronx Museum of the Arts will unveil a new large-scale painting created by Mexican artist Bosco Sodi for the Museum’s exhibition Pangaea. ...
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Artist Savane Mahamadou

Mr. Mahamadou Savane is a young artist from Africa who lives in the United States. His interesting journey took him from the coast of Senegal, where he was born, to Ivory Coast where he met his destiny....
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Award For Highest Design Standards

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Public Design Commission President James P. Stuckey announced thirteen outstanding public projects at the Design Commission's 28th Annual Awards for Excellence in Design last Wednesday, July 21st. The Design Commission, formerly called the Art Commission, has awarded exceptional public projects since 1982....
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The Bronx: Mi Barrio, Mi Orgullo

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is inviting all Bronxites to attend the opening of the photo exhibit “The Bronx: Mi Barrio, Mi Orgullo,” by Joe Conzo Jr. ...
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Derffner Judaiica Museum's New Hours

The Derfner Judaica Museum will be open for special Sunday hours this month on July 18 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Regular weekday hours are Monday – Thursday, 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Friday until 3:00 p.m.. The Museum is free and open to the public....
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Heroin Stamp Art Project

The Social Art Collective is proud to present Heroin Stamp Project, an exhibition focusing on the branding of heroin in New York City....
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Shepard Fairey & Cope2 In Bronx

Shepard Fairey and Cope2 team up in the Bronx to create a mural combining both of their signature styles....
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DreamYard & Bronx Pro Mural Project

DreamYard and Bronx Pro have partnered to make a mural titled Bronx Booms celebrating the Bronx and OSP's core values....
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Road To Freedom Exhibit In Bronx

A unique art exhibit opens this weekend in the Bronx that focuses on the civil rights movement. ...
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Two Civil Rights Exhibitions

Though more than 40 years have passed since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Civil Rights Movement remains one of the most pivotal moments in American history....
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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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There's More To Political Artist Awol Erizku Than Beyonce's Baby Bump Photos

Before the Grammy’s this past Sunday, Beyoncé announced her second pregnancy (with twins) via Instagram. She later revealed several more photos, exposing more of the overgrown floral scene. It was quickly confirmed that the artist behind these photos was Awol Erizku.

Artists Purchase Vacant Land For $1.15 Million In Melrose To Develop “ArtCondo”

A consortium of New York City artists, tired of being pushed out of neighborhoods across the city as they gentrify, banded together—along with their finances—and purchased a prime piece of real estate in South Bronx neighborhood of Melrose for $1,150,000 last month to develop a vacant lot into a 7 story condo for artists.

LEAP’s 15th Annual Student Art Show

Learning through an Expanded Arts Program (LEAP) will recognize student artists with an Opening Reception of LEAP’s 15th Annual Student Art Exhibition.
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Redouté To Warhol: Bunny Mellon’s Botanical Art

This exhibit, in partnership with the Oak Spring Garden Foundation, will fill the Garden's LuEsther T. Mertz Library’s Art Gallery with masterowrks of botanical art from the collection of the late "Bunny" Mellon.
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Bronx Mural Honoring Slain Amadou Diallo Is Restored

They are not related — but they are definitely connected.
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Exhibition: The Genius Of Geoffrey Holder

February is Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning's (JCAL) Black History Month Celebration Series. Join us each weekend in February for exhibits, performances, film screenings, and so much more.
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Tania Bruguera Pulls Work From Disputed Bronx Museum Show

The latest in a months-long Cuban-American art exchange controversy, Cuban artist and activist Tania Bruguera has requested that the Bronx Museum of the Arts not include her work in an upcoming exhibition, on the grounds that the exchange relies too much on the Cuban Government.
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Open Studio With Bxma Co-Lab Dance Resident Jasmine Hearn & Visual Artist Kameelah Rasheed

Learn about the creative process and engage with the artists at the first open studio for the Co-Lab Residency. Choreographer Jasmine Hearn and visual artist Kameelah Rasheed will discuss their unique practices and share new collaborative work that will be launched on May 2017.

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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

(born April 22, 1943) is a U.S. politician and minister. A member of the Democratic Party, Díaz represents the 32nd District in the New York State Senate. His constituency includes the Bronx neighborhoods of Castle Hill, Parkchester, Morrisania, Hunts Point, Melrose, Longwood, and Soundview.