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Around 10 AM, Ferguson Protestors gathered in St. Louis near an old downtown courthouse before marching to police headquarters and occupying the lobby. The demonstrators had come to remind the police department that nothing had changed since the shooting death of Mike Brown and to serve them a list of demands in the form of […]

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A mural honoring Mike Brown, an unarmed black teenager shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri was painted on the side of a business in North St. Louis. The tribute was done by artist Joseph Albanese and commissioned by Signature Screenprinting according to the St. Louis Dispatch. It’s a “dedication to the Mike […]

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Like other major urban centers, the city of St. Louis is teeming with graffiti. Some of it’s amazing, some of it sucks. In between covering the protests in Ferguson, here’s what we came across in a desolate warehouse, at an abandoned train yard, and along a legal (flood) wall on South Wharf Street known as […]

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As internet-based art proliferates, it’s fascinating to watch work that is rooted in the digital as it migrate into the world of physical art spaces. The success of these transitions is varied, but Jon Rafman‘s practice is endlessly fascinating. His exhibition at the Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis opening tomorrow feels likely to bridge that gap. As curator […]

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