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17 years later: The Brooklyn skyline remembers
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17 years later: The Brooklyn skyline remembers

As people watched, many were overwhelmed with the memories of being within the smoke that overtook the screen in front of them.

Social Justice Art showcases tough memories and hopes
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Social Justice Art showcases tough memories and hopes

Some installations focus on the role of African American women in society, while others call attention to the years of slavery.

Election 2016: Trump-Inspired Art Exhibit Explores Sexuality, Celebrity in American Politics
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Election 2016: Trump-Inspired Art Exhibit Explores Sexuality, Celebrity in American Politics

Housed in the Chelsea-based Joshua Liner Gallery, the group show includes 27 works from 21 artists who capture the intersecting themes of politics, sexuality and celebrity through sexually explicit paintings and abstract sculptures.

NYC Sparx gives Bronx girls a love of STEM and art
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NYC Sparx gives Bronx girls a love of STEM and art

one of the main challenges for girls from minority communities who want to get into technology, including Latina or African-American girls, is economics.

Artist’s installation asks consumers to find the real value in themselves
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Artist’s installation asks consumers to find the real value in themselves

Langer said she hopes her project will bring an element of thoughtfulness to people so that they can connect with their inner truth and true value.

NY People: Derick Wycherly: InTaglio printer
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NY People: Derick Wycherly: InTaglio printer

By Neil Giardino Soft-spoken Printer Derick Wycherly. walks us through a few steps in fine art printmaking — a craft that dates back to the 15th century.

Too wide to be grasped at once, "Treatise of the Veil" forces the viewer to move literary along its surface, constantly shifting perception. Photo by Maria Panskaya
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New work at Morgan Library & Museum reflects on passing time

From Rousseau’s relaxing oil-painting landscapes to Twombly’s charcoal lines to McGuire’s modernistic graphical boards and comic strips, the exhibitions wouldn’t have been possible without generous donations.

British artist, Rich Simmons, has used art as therapy to overcome a host of issues. His show opened
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Art is a cure

Simmons of London, England said that art was the medium that saved his life.

A shipping container exhibit at Photoville, a photo exhibition in Brooklyn. Photo credit: Christina Dun
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Photo show in storage containers opens in Brooklyn

The concept of Photoville is unique in the sense that they think outside of the box by taking viewers right back in.

Nigerian-born singer and artist Laulo Senbanjo plays his guitar.
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Social justice through art and music: Laulo Senbanjo

Laulo Senbanjo is a Nigerian-born singer and artist.