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Sunday morning art news from the past week

Art & Pancakes, April 23rd, 2017

A very short list of art news for your Sunday morning. Artists who turn their backs on the world.   Link The Law Shaking Up the Art World    Link A Small but Steadfast Group of Artists Gathers in NYC to Protest … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, April 16th, 2017

A short list of art news for your Sunday morning…enjoy! “Fearless Girl” face-off poses a new question: Does the law protect an artist’s message?   Link For the First Time, Metropolitan Museum Will Display Indigenous Art in Its American Wing   Link … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, April 9th, 2017

Art news for your Sunday morning. Enjoy! How Important is Art as a Form of Protest? A survey of more than 50 respondents & 30 countries.   Link Recent London Gallery Closures Show Struggle at Art Market’s Middle   Link Artists Form … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, April 2nd, 2017

Art news for your Sunday morning. A recent study by UPenn found arts access is linked to better education, security, & health outcomes.   Link Lawsuits, forgeries and family feuds: The afterlives of famous artists.  Link Art squabbles: The world’s “mattest, … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, March 26th, 2017

A small portion of art news for your sunny Sunday morning. Enjoy! In California, the ‘Beginning of the Battle’ to Save Arts Funding   Link SF Bay Area Arts Communities React to Proposed NEA and NEH Cuts   Link Why Eliminating the … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, March 19th, 2017

Art news for your Sunday morning. How Do Artists Affect Gentrification?   Link Amid Ferocious San Francisco Rental Market, Apartment Galleries Flourish.   Link  If you can even afford the SF apartment. Metropolitan Museum of Art Execs Got Hefty Bonuses as Losses … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, March 12th, 2017

Art news for your Spring Forward Sunday. Enjoy! Why Quality Metrics is a Really Bad Idea for Quantifying Artistic Quality   Link 100 Years On, Why Dada Still Matters.   Link Americans for the Arts Releases Statement on Arts, Jobs, and the … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, March 5th, 2017

Sunday morning Art news for your consideration. Enjoy! Escape Artists: Why These 7 Creatives Disappeared from the Art World   Link Learning to See: Photography at Black Mountain College   Link Theaster Gates: Using the Art Economy to Funnel Funds to Underserved … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, February 26th, 2017

A dollop of art news for your Sunday morning. From Conflict to Peace: The Role of Art   Link 24 Senators Sign Letter Urging Trump to Keep the National Endowments for Arts and Humanities   Link  76 more to go. At Desert … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, February 19th, 2017

A short stack of art news for your Sunday morning. Enjoy! Can Only Rich Kids Afford to Work in the Art World?   Link Despite Censorship Row, a Show Connecting Immigrant Rights and Police Brutality Goes On   Link Cologne Foundation Challenges … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, February 12th, 2017

Art news for your Sunday morning….enjoy! The Power of Protest Art and the Dignity of the Protester   Link How the Art World Airbrushed Female Artists from History   Link A Brief History of the Art Collectives of NYC’s Chinatown   Link Merce … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, February 5th, 2017

Art news for your Sunday morning. In Tijuana, an Artist-Designed Treehouse Gives a Peek into the US    Link When the U.S. Government Paid the Working Class to Be Artists   Link How US Museums are Celebrating Black History Month, Coast to … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, January 29th, 2017

A short stack of art news for your Sunday morning. How the White Cube Came to Dominate the Art World   Link Artist Sending Trump Artwork Every Day to Protest Elimination of the NEA   Link As Trump Threatens the NEA, an … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, January 22nd, 2017

Art news for your Sunday morning. Trump Team Plans to Eliminate National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities   Link The 1970 New York Artists’ Strike that Prefigured J20  Link How Black Modern Artists Defied a Singular Narrative in 1971  Link … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, January 15th, 2017

A platter of art news for your Sunday morning. Dig in! Why Photojournalists Are More Important Now Than Ever  Link Call for Action on Inauguration Day: ‘This call concerns more than the art field.’   Link From Ben Davis: The Lesson … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, January 8th, 2017

A short list of art news on a stormy Sunday. Enjoy! A New Generation of Photographers Are Embracing Authenticity—and Finding It in Analog Film.   Link  RIP John Berger (1927-2017). A great loss for the art world (imho). Watch his … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, January 1st, 2017

A small platter of art news for your first Sunday of 2017. Happy New Year to all! Is the Traditional Art Gallery Dead? 21 Industry Insiders Tell Us What (They Hope) Comes Next   Link Artist vs IRS: An Audit Nightmare … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, December 25th, 2016

From our home to yours, Happy Holidays from the Bay Area Art Grind! Anti-capitalist Artist opens cash-optional coffee shop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY   Link ‘It’s Important to Be Specific About What We Mean by Change’: A Talk With Andrea Fraser   … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, December 18th, 2016

A short stack of art news for you Sunday morn. Arts Education Reduces Stress Level of Low-Income Students: Music and dance training can have an immediate, physiological benefit.   Link Five Mujeres Critique the Guerrilla Girls and Mainstream Feminism   Link The … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, December 11th, 2016

Art news for your Sunday morning. From the Village Voice: Preventing Another Oakland Warehouse Tragedy Means Supporting Artists, Not Punishing Them   Link From Oakland Magazine: Our Backyard- Disasters Waiting to Happen    Link  Great read from The Creative Independent: DIY Spaces  Link … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, December 4th, 2016

Our thoughts, prayers, and condolences go out to all those affected by the Oakland warehouse tragedy: Artists, musicians, creatives, and students missing in Oakland fire.  Link We are artists not just by the objects we make, but by the communities … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, November 27th, 2016

A short list of post-holiday art news for your Sunday morning. James Baldwin and Chinua Achebe’s Forgotten Conversation About Beauty, Morality, and the Political Power of Art   Link A Step in the Right Direction for the Display of Native American … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, November 20th, 2016

Art news on a gray Sunday morning. Part-time lecturers on precarious work: ‘I don’t make enough for rent’   Link Imaginative Protest   Link For Freedoms artist-led super PAC’s billboard combines Trump’s campaign slogan with a Civil Rights-era photo Link … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, November 13th, 2016

A short stack of art news for your Sunday SuperMoon-Eve. Leonard Cohen’s spoken-word poem “Democracy.”   Link An Unflinching Meditation on the Violence Perpetrated Against Black Americans   Link What Happens When 15 Artists Reimagine the Campaign Poster Photos   … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, November 6th, 2016

A short stack of art news for your Sunday morning. ArtForum video: Artists on Political Art   Link When Telling The Story of Changing Neighborhoods Becomes Part of the Story: A community archive project raises questions about the role of … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, October 30th, 2016

Art news for your Sunday morning. Boo! In Brooklyn, 600 Women Artists Unite for a Photograph   Link How do you help a disappearing community? If you’re curator Fram Kitagawa, you do it with contemporary art. Link Before paint chips, … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, October 23rd, 2016

A smattering of art news to pique your interest on your Sunday morning…enjoy! Artists Who Steal Art: When Is Appropriation Simply Theft?   Link Great Public Art Has the Power to Change Communities   Link Kerry James Marshall Is Shifting the … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, October 16th, 2016

Autumn art news for your Sunday morning. Enjoy! Silicon Valley Artists Face Unique Struggles to Maintain Careers   Link UK Drops Art History From High School Curriculum in Controversial Move:  One teacher calls the decision “completely crazy.”   Link A … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, October 9th, 2016

Art news for your Sunday morning….enjoy! The Plot by Artist Mel Chin to Put Conceptual Art on ‘Melrose Place.’   Link The Guerrilla Girls Have Proof That the Art World Needs More Women Leaders   Link France’s Minister of Culture … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, October 2nd, 2016

Pancakes for breakfast and Art news on the side….Enjoy! The Artist Must Pay Up: Ulay Wins Case on Joint Works Against Marina Abramović   Link The Bird-Based Color System that Eventually Became Pantone   Link Artists and ACLU Fight Arizona’s … Continue reading

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