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Arts

Special Report: Reporting Black America

Black photographer’s work reveals the power and beauty of Blackness

His models hold their heads high, often looking down the barrel of the lens, their faces stoic, powerful.

Special Report: Reporting Black America

Interest in African art is growing

Since the murder of George Floyd and the more widespread focus on Black culture, the demand for his company's artworks and the diversity in his clientele has increased.

Special Report: Reporting Black America

Celebrating the Everyday Normalcy in Black Life

“But I think that once we start to see the normalcy in everyday life as the thread that connects us all, there will be less of a conversation about why it's important to show the differences in Black life as opposed to why it's important to show that Black people are human beings. ”

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NFT or Digital asset art nets thousands in sales

Unlike cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, an NFT is typically one of a kind, which can make them extremely valuable.

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Airstream Art on Astor Place

“I’ve missed seeing stuff like this.”

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Sticker Art, NYC

The streets of New York City are covered in tiny works of art. Thousands of stickers decorate the backs of street signs, mailboxes, lamp posts, and scaffolding. The artists behind the stickers use their surroundings to communicate with each other and the general public - expressing their views on everything from mental health to gentrification to love.

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The show goes on

The theatre industry creates approximately $13 billion dollars of tax revenue for the city of New York.

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NY People: Artist, Joyce Ziyuan Jin

Joyce Ziyuan Jin is an illustration student at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.

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Brooklyn Book Festival held virtually

But the virtual format also discourages some people who don’t like online events

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Backyard music lessons

As long as the Seattle weather permits she plans to continue this way, leaving a hand sanitizer pump at the student’s piano and wiping down instruments after each lesson.