Posts Tagged ‘ New York ’

Cynthia Nixon Wants to Legalize It – The New York Times

“Not only are African-Americans the bedrock of the Democratic Party, but if you want progressive change, it means you want an increase in opportunity for everybody, and inequality affects communities of color first, and it affects them hardest. Wouldn’t that be the place where you start?” – Cynthia Nixon

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Peter Hujar’s Elegy for New York City in the 1980s

Peter Hujar, “Gay Liberation Front Poster Image” (1969), gelatin silver print, 18 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (image), The Morgan Library & Museum, © Peter Hujar Archive, LLC

Hujar’s photographs document the effervescent creative spirit that pulsed through the East Village as the AIDS crisis unfolded.

Source: Peter Hujar’s Elegy for New York City in the 1980s

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New York’s New Institution Devoted to Arab and Islamic Art Seeks a Sense of Place

An installation view of Exhibition 1 at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art (all photos © Charles Benton unless otherwise noted)

Zarina Hashmi’s work that imagines “home” as an idea we carry with us sets the tone for the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art’s first exhibition in New York.

Source: New York’s New Institution Devoted to Arab and Islamic Art Seeks a Sense of Place

The Luck of Geography by Don Yorty

©2010 Don Yorty. All rights reserved.

The Luck of Geography.

Mobility Issues: On John Ashbery’s Recent Poetry by Barry Schwabsky / Hyperallergic

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On John Ashbery’s Recent Poetry by Barry Schwabsky / From the Cloud Motet.

En attendant… / Nomadics

Nomadics

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