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An Act of Gathering: Whitney Lynn Interviewed by Kim Beil
A mural featuring wooden sailing ships and text titled, Wine-Dark See, by Whitney Lynn

A public artwork layers history and language.

An Act of Gathering: Whitney Lynn Interviewed by Kim Beil
A mural featuring wooden sailing ships and text titled, Wine-Dark See, by Whitney Lynn

A public artwork layers history and language.

Karyn Olivier by Michelle Lopez
Fairground tent with a single chair behind a wall covered in various cloths and clothing items. A passerby examines the tent.

At the heart of Olivier’s sculptural inquiry is the fate of our existing and future monuments. How can they teach, and change us?

Restless Surfaces: José Parlá’s Amistad América by Osman Can Yerebakan
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A mural’s ode to labor and migration.

Ellen Cantor’s Magical Thinking by Nicola Tyson
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Ellen Cantor (1961–2013) was a prolific artist with an ardent vision that was personal, communal, and political. In the years before her untimely death, she had produced a complex body of work spanning painting, sculpture, drawing, and especially film and video. Her work—an open expression of her own sexuality—faced censorship battles in both the UK and Switzerland in the 1990s.

Brandan “Bmike” Odums by Zachary Lazar
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After Hurricane Katrina, Brandan “Bmike” Odums realized that the graffiti he and other artists were making in the abandoned buildings around New Orleans had an inherent political value, not just because of the subject matter (though Odums himself had always had an affinity for depicting civil-rights icons) but also because creating art in those depopulated spaces foregrounded their meaning, calling attention to what they had once been, what they had been allowed to become, and why.

Bomb on the Inside: A Real Dream on East Houston by David Goodman
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Check out the mural by Gustavo and Otavio Pandolfo on East Houston and Bowery.

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