art and activism

"At a time when NYC homelessness is at record highs, one of Art Start's missions is to start a dialogue about what it means to be seen."
"These facilities, such as TechShop, FabLab and other homegrown maker spaces, are emerging as a new kind of civic institution
Guerrilla Girls, Do Women Have To Be Naked To Get Into The Met. Museum?, 2012, 18 x 24 in. Pomona College Collection. Museum
Institutional detention, however, does not solve the fundamental problems causing delinquency, and no matter how hard we try to provide care for youth in detention, we will not change their lives until we provide early support for them in their communities.
In The Corcoran, if you go up onto the second floor you can look down into the atrium. What I am doing is blocking off the
Fifty years ago, Betty Friedan's book, The Feminine Mystique, sparked a women's movement that rocked the world. It was about "the problem that has no name." They didn't know what to call it back then. But today, ask any woman if she's ever felt silenced, and chances are she'll say yes.
It's not easy these days, making time for our creative work. Voices call us from everywhere demanding our attention, our energy.
Today is the (disputed) birthday of Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei. The successful sculptor, architect and open critic
What do you know about the current Italian art scene? (And no, the fact that Lady Gaga is Italian-American doesn't count
On January 1, the Nigerian government eliminated the subsidies used to keep petrol prices at reasonable rates. The Associated
The documentary Rebirth begins with a sound familiar to New Yorkers. It's the audio theme for the "all news all the time" radio station 1010 WINS.