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02.05.15 Prachi Gupta

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo are at odds over the potential to turn the Sunnyside Yards into affordable housing for artists. Just an hour after de Blasio laid out his plan in Tuesday’s State of the City address, Cuomo’s office released a statement saying that the 200-acre space in Queens is “not […]

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06.03.14 Marina Galperina

“Making a living as an artist can be hard,” says WhoPaysArtists.com in the greatest understatement you’ll read today. Inspired by Who Pays Writers?, Kyle McDonald (People Staring At Computers, Conversnitch) and contributors have just launched a site welcoming users to anonymously share their experience being paid something (or nothing) by someone somewhere for working a certain number of hours, weeks […]

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07.03.13 Kyle Petreycik

It may soon be much easier for foreign artists to spend time in the US. Last week immigration reform bill decision outlined new benefits and rights for immigrants entering the country, but also included “The Arts Require Timely Service Act” a provision, which will require U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to ensure timely processing for visa petitions filed […]

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01.24.12 Marina Galperina

Hey, artists. High health costs getting you down? Oh what, do you not have health insurance? Of course you don’t. You’re in luck! Thanks to the “Lincoln Art Exchange,” you can now trade your “creative services” for health care credits and apply them towards doctor’s visits, hospitalization, emergency care, lab tests, prescriptions, dental and prescriptions […]

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01.23.12 Marina Galperina

Russian activist art group Voina of epic bridge graffiti bomb fame, welcome a new addition to the family and they have a graphic photo for you. Not, not this adorable one with the umbilical cord, but this one, with the newborn and her amniotic sac in a bucket. Awweww. Born to marrieds Natalia “Kozlenok” Sokol and […]

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Marina Galperina

Russian activist art group Voina of epic bridge graffiti bomb fame, welcome a new addition to the family and they have a graphic photo for you. Not, not this adorable one with the umbilical cord, but this one, with the newborn and her amniotic sac in a bucket. Awweww. Born to marrieds Natalia “Kozlenok” Sokol and […]

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10.10.11 Bucky Turco

After mysterious words like “Last Chance” and “Everything Must Go,” started appearing in the sky over Manhattan last night, lots of people immediately started speculating about the meaning behind the enigmatic messages. […]

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12.01.10 Lauri Apple

With NYC becoming more expensive all the time, artists are fleeing to places like Cleveland, Ohio–where you can buy a two-bedroom house for almost as much as a single pack of cigarettes costs here. And with everyone in Cleveland migrating elsewhere, that leaves lots of extra room for folks from W-Burg. […]

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09.07.10 Bucky Turco

Using a program originally designed to recognize a brand’s logo, artivist Jeffrey Crouse hacked it to help obscure them now instead. With Unlogo, users can replace or block the ubiquitously branded footage in their videos with an image of their choice. But he still needs money to make it all pop, so logo-hating do-gooders can […]

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08.27.10 Bucky Turco

Graphic illustrator Halfanese has a thing for Suicide Girl-types, cityscapes and fixed gear bikes as of late and over the past month, cranked out a series of work specifically combining all of these elements. […]

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