Icons of Bronx History Are Honored in Rico Gatson’s New York Subway Murals — Hyperallergic

Figures like Justice Sonia Sotomayor, James Baldwin, and Maya Angelou’s take center stage in the artist’s new MTA mosaics for the 167th Street station. via Icons of Bronx History Are Honored in Rico Gatson’s New York Subway Murals — Hyperallergic

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In Praise of Very Large Staircases: A Brief History of the Social Function of Stoops

mark-making: In Praise of Very Large Staircases: A Brief History of the Social Function of Stoops To Jane Jacobs, the great champion of urban living, stoops were as integral to the health of a city as parks, sidewalks, and street life. In our own era, as prices of townhouses soar and they once again become the […]

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Actions: what you can do with the city

anniekoh: Actions: What You Can Do with the City  gathers actions that reinvent our daily lives and reoccupy urban space with new uses. We concentrate on walking, playing, recycling, and gardening. Walking means re-establishing social relationships. Gardening, as a new form of production, means caring for the urban ground. Recycling means thinking about our society’s […]

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Different strokes for different folks: the art market and the Bronx.

“There is no art market in the Bronx.Things are community based, not market based in the Bronx.”

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DIFFERENT STROKES FOR DIFFERENT FOLKS: Art in The Bronx The Bronx has a rich, diverse, and productive artistic community, but you’d be hard-pressed to find a commercial gallery in the borough.

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DIFFERENT STROKES FOR DIFFERENT FOLKS: Art in The Bronx

What art market? Hatuey Ramos-Fermín shows us the thriving and diverse art scene in New York City’s Bronx, where community-driven projects create a robust ecosystem, not an economic system.

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