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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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Rompe Puesto Exhibition At BRAC

Please join us in celebrating the New Year with ROMPE PUESTO, a one-night, celebratory performance event highlighting and deconstructing piñatas created by 22 NYC artists. Participants are invited to take a swing in hopes of collecting the artistic contents inside each piñata....
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Bronx River Art Center Presents Aurora

Bronx River Art Center Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) and the NYC Dept. of Transportation (DOT) are pleased to inaugurate Aurora - a new temporary public art sculpture by Mexican-born, NY-based artist Diego Medina in the West Farms Square neighborhood of the Bronx....
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Bronx Museum Unveils Visionary Art

Seven compelling visions for the future of the Grand Concourse are on view at The Bronx Museum of Arts in Intersections: The Grand Concourse Beyond 100 from November 1, 2009 through January 4, 2010....
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Hendrik Kerstens' Vermeer

Hendrik Kerstens has used his daughter, Paula, as the subject of his photography for many years, but he often portrays her in the tradition of the Dutch masters. Vermeer is an artist that comes to mind....
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Public Art In The Bronx

Public Art in the Bronx, a project of Lehman College Art Gallery / City University of New York, examines the rich collection of public art found in our borough....
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Ready To Sit On Mona Lisa's Face

An interesting pre-production concept has surfaced on the furniture circuit....
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The Bronx Poet An Elastic Paddy

Michael Donaghy, a poet of Irish parentage, had such a complex background it would be facile to claim him as irish in a simple sense - but then, there is no simple sense of being Irish....
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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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Maria

Maria was born, raised and currently lives in Sofia, Bulgaria, EU. She is a journalist by profession and practices psychological consultation for the past few years. Maria worked as a reporter/journalist for a number of newspapers and radio stations. She served as a chief-editor of the National Library's monthly magazine Librarian for a number of years. Maria started drawing in 1991, urged by a strong inner need to recreate the reality beyond the usual – the world of forms and details… She has taken part in various exhibitions and her work is in a number of private collections around the world. Maria's drawings are created using mixed techniques – aquarelle, tempera, ink, pencils, etc. They are unique and have no names. Their eventual owners would give them names, effectively becoming a part of the process of creating them. Every one can charge their own drawing with one's own energy and identify it with one's self. The drawings will repay generously, predisposing for calm moments of reflection and meditation.