Monthly Archives: January 2017

Shia LaBeouf: He Will Not Divide Us

“He Will Not Divide Us” is Shia LaBeouf’s ongoing protest art project. Outside the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York is a gray-painted wall with the single bulbous eye of a webcam glaring darkly underneath the titular … Continue reading

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‘Nasty Women’ Artwork Sells Out

“Nasty woman” was the term Donald Trump used to describe his former political opponent, Hillary Clinton. Shortly after using the phrase, it became popularized by women’s rights activists and anti-Trump groups. It’s crazy to think that what started out as … Continue reading

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How Museums Are Responding to the Proposed ‘Art Strike’

Artists are using the power of social media to launch a strike against Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration. The campaign, called Art Strike, was initially started on Facebook. It calls upon artists, museums, galleries, theaters, and cultural institutions to close on … Continue reading

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Trump: The Indirect Subject of New York Satire

“The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” is a play written in 1941 by Bertolt Brecht. It warns about a demagogue coming to power in a democratic state. While Arturo Ui is a satirical story about nationalism in Germany, it bears … Continue reading

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