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"Wall of backpacks" set up as immigrant exhibit in opposition to Trump

 03/23/2017 - 06:11
View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA
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A "wall of backpacks" abandoned by dozens of migrants who crossed the Sonoran Desert trying to reach the United States is on display - and is still being added to - as an exhibit in New York in answer to the immigration policy of President Donald Trump.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00am
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View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA

Mi Tierra: The American West as seen through the eyes of Latino artists

 03/21/2017 - 09:35
A new art exhibit in Denver explores contemporary life in the American West, as seen through the eyes of Latino artists and their immigrant experience. @denver.org
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Thirteen young Mexican-American artists explore the ideas of "home" and "place" in the American West in an exhibit called "Mi Tierra" at the Denver Art Museum. Artists tackled topics of immigration, identity struggle and colliding worlds.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:15am
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A new art exhibit in Denver explores contemporary life in the American West, as seen through the eyes of Latino artists and their immigrant experience. @denver.org

Alcalde: "My art reflects all that is going on in the contemporary world"

 03/21/2017 - 03:56
Alfredo Alcalde during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz
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Alfredo Alcalde, one of the best-known artists in Peru, considers it an honor to paint murals in Mexico, the nation that made them a signature art form of its culture.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:45am
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Alfredo Alcalde during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz

Whitney Biennial: Where Art Tells Us that Politics Had Better Times

 03/20/2017 - 03:06

Most of the works were chosen before last year’s Presidential election and makes us feel nostalgic, as reported in The New Yorker. Among the selected artists are two prominent Latinos: Rafa Esparza and Raúl de Nieves. 

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 2:45am
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Attendees take pictures of a by Mexican artist Raul de Nieves, during the 2017 Whitney Biennial held at Whitney Museum of American Art's in New York, United States on Mar. 13, 2017. EFE/Andrew Gombert

Bush publishes his first book of oil paintings, “Portraits of Courage”

 02/28/2017 - 05:50
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Former President George W. Bush’s first book of oil paintings, “Portraits of Courage,” appears in bookstores today. Bush has weighd in on Trump's presidency, calling the media 'Indispensable To Democracy'

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 5:26am
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Former President George W. Bush’s first book of oil paintings, “Portraits of Courage,” appears in bookstores today.
File photo dated July 28, 2003 showing US President George W. Bush waving as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC., USA. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Say goodbye to LOVE

 02/15/2017 - 09:58
Say goodbye to LOVE
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Take your pictures today while you still can. The iconic Love statue will disappear until Summer 2017.

The City of Philadelphia’s Public Art Program will remove Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture (1976) for restoration, before it’s returned to the LOVE Park also known as  John F. Kennedy Plaza.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 9:48am
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The Rise of Taller in North Philadelphia

 02/14/2017 - 13:37
The Rise of Taller in North Philadelphia
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La dedicación del Taller Puertorriqueño en servicio a una comunidad que a menudo ha sido relegada nunca ha disminuido, a pesar de sus limitados recursos. Hoy en día taller tiene por fin una moderna sede que tomó 10 años financiar.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:34pm
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El nacimiento del Taller en el Norte de Filadelfia

 02/14/2017 - 13:02
El nacimiento del Taller en el Norte de Filadelfia
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La dedicación del Taller Puertorriqueño en servicio a una comunidad que a menudo ha sido relegada nunca ha disminuido, a pesar de sus limitados recursos. Hoy en día taller tiene por fin una moderna sede que tomó 10 años financiar.

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When a Border Wall Becomes a Big Canvas

 02/14/2017 - 04:46
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Donald Trump’s executive order to build a border wall has caused frustration and anger, but it’s also shining a light on an urgent and focused set of artists, reported The Guardian.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 4:24am
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Donald Trump’s executive order to build a border wall has caused frustration and anger, but it’s also shining a light on an urgent and focused set of artists

A Pompidou Center in Bogotá?

 02/06/2017 - 03:18
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After Malaga and Brussels, Pompidou Center mulls branch in Colombia. "Artists have contributed to pacifying social life in Colombia,” says institution’s head Serge Lasvignes in El País.

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The Centre George Pompidou in Paris, France. Photo: Nikolas Becker/Commons Wikimedia

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View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA
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A "wall of backpacks" abandoned by dozens of migrants who crossed the Sonoran Desert trying to reach the United States is on display - and is still being added to - as an exhibit in New York in answer to the immigration policy of President Donald Trump.