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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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Bronx Museum Offers Free Admission

The Bronx Museum of the Arts announced this week that they will be dropping their admission fee in an effort to increase their attendance and reach out to members of the community who have not explored the museum....
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Photographer Captures Stunning Faces Of Addiction In Bronx

Photographer Chris Arnade documents heroin and crack addicts in Bronx for his ongoing photo essay, Faces of Addiction. The portraits and accompanying stories reveal an arresting intimacy between subject and photographer....
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Bronx Masquerade Art Exhibition

Bronx Masquerade brings together ten emerging Bronx artists who reveal the true stories of young people in Bronx....
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The Bronx Series And Other Works

The larger-than-life sculptures on display now at the Lehman College Art Gallery are turning heads and stopping people in their tracks....
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Go Beyond The Cover: Behind The Scenes

Dermablend takes you behind the scenes at the "Go Beyond The Cover" video shoot with Zombie Boy a.k.a. Rico....
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Art Exhibit Belligerently Depicting The Morale Of Life & Art For Arts Sake

The Dino Eli Gallery is proud to announce its first exhibition of cutting-edge, “Instant Gratification Abstract”, contemporary art, hosting works by celebrated New York artist, Eddie Rehm....
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Bronx Museum Seeks Photos From Public

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is seeking the public's help as it plans an exhibition focusing on the evolution of baseball in the borough....
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Presenting Kenneth Ian's Organic Lust Exhibit

We are happy to invite you to Kenneth Ian Husbands' art show Organic Lust. The exhibit will be presented by YESgallery from January 20, 2012 to February 12, 2012....
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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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Bronx Group Aims To Create Space On Canal Place

A community arts incubator is set to open in Bronx.
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Release Of Pls. Reply

Rochelle Feinstein and Didier William in conversation to commemorate the release of Pls. Reply, the selected writings of Rochelle Feinstein, edited by Antonio Sergio Bessa, published by Ugly Duckling Presse in collaboration with The Bronx Museum of the Arts and Stellar Projects.
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Amazing New Murals At Reopened 167th Street Station Celebrate Bronx Icons

The MTA reopened the 167th Street B/D station in the Bronx last week, after five months of major repairs and renovations, including new concrete and metal platforms, stairs, beams and columns; new LED lighting; digital signage for real-time service information; new turnstiles; and brighter lightning.
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Eddie Martinez: White Outs

Widely recognized for his large scale paintings that incorporate silkscreens of blown up drawings, Eddie Martinez has built a consistent body of work over the last decade successfully merging the tradition of American abstract painting with the energy of the street.
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Where Love Is Illegal

Almost 1.8 billion people live in countries where identifying as lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and intersex could lead to imprisonment, corporal punishment or even death. 72 nations around the world have criminal laws against sexual activity by LGBTQI+ people.
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Lehman College Art Gallery’s “Castles In The Sky” Exhibition Moving To Florida

For the first time ever, a Lehman College Art Gallery exhibition is moving on to new life at another venue.
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Foreign/Familiar: Immigrants In The Bronx

Foreign/Familiar: Immigrants In The Bronx explores displacement and belonging through the work of seven Bronx visual and media artists.
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BxMA Co-Lab: The D.O.M.E. Experience Open Rehearsal

Learn about the creative process and engage with the artists at the first open studio for the CoLab Commission of The D.O.M.E. Experience for a jazz chamber orchestra production, including live spoken word, dance, and cinematography.
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Art Matters, Community Matters

Over the last 56 years, BCA has been a beacon of light in our communities, supporting free and accessible arts and culture programming that changes lives.
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Castles In The Sky: Fantasy Architecture In Contemporary Art Exhibit

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Thomas Lockhart

was born June 8, 1953. Mr. Lockhart is a former Bronx resident from the Marble Hill section, and attended The Bronx High School of Science and Manhattan College. A former All-American basketball player at both institutions, he left for Europe in 1976 to pursue a professional career after a brief encounter with the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA. Continuing his education he actively plunged into corporate marketing communications with international companies like Philips, Alstom, Qiagen Instruments, KPMG, European Space Administration, ABN-Amro Bank and the Port of Rotterdam, while continuing to play ball and coach. Teaching English and advertising in Holland led to the setup of Ideas Unlimited, his own International Business Communications firm. Mr. Lockhart has lived and worked in various countries for the past 33 years, speaks German, French, Dutch and is currently learning Italian. Now residing near Zurich Switzerland, he has three children, Jarrett, 31 Chief of Staff with the Bronx City Council, 14th District, Maraya, 21 and Malik, 11. Tom is currently serving as Communications Manager and Asst. Operations Coordinator of the Marble Hill Reunion and Development Project.