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When art meets activism

When art meets activism

Art, Culture September 21, 2015 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

“¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York,” an exhibition at The Bronx Museum of the Arts and two Manhattan venues, is a cultural and artistic review of the group’s complex history, featuring photographs, videos, posters and publications.

Photographer Ricky Flores, center. Artists

For iconic photographer, imitation is sincerest form of flattery

Art July 23, 2015 at 10:07 pm 0 comments

An exhibit at BronxArtSpace through Aug. 8 combines the work of a renowned Bronx photographer and the paintings of two Brazilian artists who for years admired his iconic photos from afar.

Graffiti gets time in the limelight

Graffiti gets time in the limelight

Art, Transportation July 8, 2015 at 11:25 am 0 comments

“Run Wild,” an exhibit featuring the work of 50 artists at Wallworks Gallery through July 11, is a celebration of graffiti’s most visible era, the 1970s, when it was ubiquitous on subways and buildings around the city.

Troubling photos divide opinions at local exhibit

Troubling photos divide opinions at local exhibit

Art, Culture July 3, 2015 at 10:53 pm 9 comments

A war of words stemming from a Bronx Documentary Center exhibit has erupted over photojournalistic ethics.

‘Gray Lady’ hosts a talk on neighborhood change

‘Gray Lady’ hosts a talk on neighborhood change

Art, Economy June 21, 2015 at 11:31 am 3 comments

Artists and residents gathered for “Shifting Sands: New Dynamics in the Bronx Art Scene,” a panel meant to promote a public conversation about how Mott Haven residents can adapt to rapid development.

Photos from documentary website featured in Melrose

Photos from documentary website featured in Melrose

Art, Culture June 3, 2015 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

A photo exhibit at the Bronx Documentary Center through June 7 spotlights the acclaimed Social Documentary Network, an online website dedicated to telling compelling stories from around the world through photography.

Former courthouse reopens for new exhibition

Former courthouse reopens for new exhibition

Art April 28, 2015 at 3:34 pm 1 comment

A crowd filled the old Bronx Courthouse for the opening night of “When You Cut Into the Present, The Future Leaks Out,” a new exhibition that features the work of 26 artists.

Residents unite to denounce gun violence

Residents unite to denounce gun violence

Art, Education March 15, 2015 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

Hugs, tears, and stories were shared at The Bronx Documentary Center in Melrose in March, as anti-violence advocates hosted “A Night of Remembrance,” in honor of loved ones lost to gun violence.