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Why beauty matters

Quick: Make a list of the things you need every day. Your first thought is probably what’s practical: food, a roof over your head, your health. 551 more words

Idea In Depth

White Cube to Close Sao Paulo Outpost

After three years, art gallery White Cube will close its São Paulo location, published reports show.

White Cube São Paulo, the Brazilian offshoot of the leading contemporary gallery based in London, opened in a converted warehouse in the city center in December 2012, following a successful special project by British sculptor Antony Gormley. 246 more words

Bloomberg Philanthropies Names Four Cities Winners of Public Art Challenge

On Tuesday morning, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the four winning cities of its first nationwide Public Art Challenge. Winning cities include: Los Angeles; Spartanburg, South Carolina; Gary, Indiana; and a New York team from of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, according to a report from  359 more words

What is the "Arts and Culture Sector?"

On the plane to Chicago for the Americans for the Arts (AFTA) annual conference, I was working on my presentation for another conference, AIMAC (International Association of Arts and Culture Management). 578 more words

Arts Policy

What it's all about

The Portland clay community is like a city, a cluster of neighborhoods, each exhibiting a distinct character, but with fuzzy borders, one just melting into the other. 279 more words


Reclaiming Detroit – Forging the Path to Revitalization and a Resilient Future for the “Motor City”

Detroit, MI, was once among the richest cities in the United States. Seventy years ago, Detroit was known as the “factory for the arsenal of democracy,” home to the American auto industry, and the nation’s center for industry and manufacturing. 1,872 more words

Redevelopment And Revitalization

THEASTER GATES: a renaissance man with a social conscience

So here is a guy that I am in sincronicity with. I love his projects and most of all how he has manage to integrate society in them. 120 more words