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What Has Lockdown Meant for L.G.B.T.Q. Artists and Writers?

What Has Lockdown Meant for L.G.B.T.Q. Artists and Writers?

What Has Lockdown Meant for L.G.B.T.Q. Artists and Writers? What Has Lockdown Meant for L.G.B.T.Q. Artists and Writers? This article is part of our latest Pride special report, featuring L.G.B.T.Q. voices on the challenges and possibilities of these troubled times. It’s a painful paradox for a group of people who have long fought for visibility: Suddenly a pandemic forces them …

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The Artist’s Caretaker: Once He Controlled Everything. No More.

The Artist’s Caretaker: Once He Controlled Everything. No More.

The Artist’s Caretaker: Once He Controlled Everything. No More. The Artist’s Caretaker: Once He Controlled Everything. No More. Luke Nikas, a lawyer for Morgan, said Mr. Indiana had approved the arrangement as a means of paying Mr. Salama-Caro, who drew no salary from Morgan. The Morgan company has, in turn, accused Mr. Brannan of mismanaging the artist’s estate by selling …

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A Homecoming of Good Fortune for an Artist’s Pile of Cookies

A Homecoming of Good Fortune for an Artist’s Pile of Cookies

A Homecoming of Good Fortune for an Artist’s Pile of Cookies A Homecoming of Good Fortune for an Artist’s Pile of Cookies It is a quiet homecoming: a mound of fortune cookies on a Havana rooftop overlooking a wide, green river. Art lovers come in ones and twos, cracking open a cookie to read their fortunes, sometimes popping the treat …

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‘Genius’ or ‘Amoral’? Artist’s Latest Angers Indigenous Canadians

‘Genius’ or ‘Amoral’? Artist’s Latest Angers Indigenous Canadians

‘Genius’ or ‘Amoral’? Artist’s Latest Angers Indigenous Canadians ‘Genius’ or ‘Amoral’? Artist’s Latest Angers Indigenous Canadians TORONTO — Many Indigenous Canadians consider Justin Trudeau, after more than four years as prime minister, as little better than the other white colonial leaders who have oppressed them for the past 150 years. His only Indigenous cabinet minister quit and his government approved …

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Newly Minted Artists, Facing a Precarious Future, Take Action

Newly Minted Artists, Facing a Precarious Future, Take Action

Newly Minted Artists, Facing a Precarious Future, Take Action Newly Minted Artists, Facing a Precarious Future, Take Action For art students finishing B.F.A. and M.F.A. programs this spring, the big debut was supposed to have been the thesis exhibition. The culmination of years of work, these shows represent a shot at getting discovered by curators, dealers, collectors and critics who …

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‘Rage is a quiet thing’: How Hayley Williams and other female artists are writing their way out of trauma

‘Rage is a quiet thing’: How Hayley Williams and other female artists are writing their way out of trauma

‘Rage is a quiet thing’: How Hayley Williams and other female artists are writing their way out of trauma ‘Rage is a quiet thing’: How Hayley Williams and other female artists are writing their way out of trauma The opening track of Petals for Armor, the debut solo record from Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams, feels like a deep sigh. “Rage …

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Alone With Their Muses, Artists in Retreat Wonder if It’s Too Much

Alone With Their Muses, Artists in Retreat Wonder if It’s Too Much

Alone With Their Muses, Artists in Retreat Wonder if It’s Too Much Alone With Their Muses, Artists in Retreat Wonder if It’s Too Much EAST HAMPTON, N. Y.— When Eric Haze was 10 years old, he and his sister posed for Elaine de Kooning in her downtown Manhattan studio. It was 1972 and it had been arranged through a colleague …

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With Galleries Closed, a Moment for Net Artists to Shine

With Galleries Closed, a Moment for Net Artists to Shine

With Galleries Closed, a Moment for Net Artists to Shine With Galleries Closed, a Moment for Net Artists to Shine LONDON — In early March, the artist Olia Lialina was installing a solo retrospective at the Arebyte gallery in East London, feeling anxious about whether anyone would be able to attend: Italy had already announced quarantine measures and other European …

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For Artists in Need, a New Coalition Brings $11.6 Million in Speedy Relief

For Artists in Need, a New Coalition Brings $11.6 Million in Speedy Relief

For Artists in Need, a New Coalition Brings $11.6 Million in Speedy Relief For Artists in Need, a New Coalition Brings $11.6 Million in Speedy Relief Anne Finger is a writer of fiction and nonfiction who, like many others in her field, can’t rely on income from her creative work alone. A polio survivor and wheelchair user, Ms. Finger bought …

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Race, Loyalty and Transparency in an Artist’s Lawsuit

Race, Loyalty and Transparency in an Artist’s Lawsuit

Race, Loyalty and Transparency in an Artist’s Lawsuit Race, Loyalty and Transparency in an Artist’s Lawsuit For many African-American artists looking for gallery representation in the 1980s, George N’Namdi was the only game in town. One of the few black art dealers, then and now, Mr. N’Namdi opened his first gallery in Detroit in 1981 and focused on black artists …

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