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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF JUly 12, 2021 Read Article: Required Reading This week, the funniest article of the year, online novels, reviewing a new museum building in Houston, hating on Cézanne, defining art, and more. Read more here Make Virtual Art Making: Marbled Air Dry Clay Earrings | DIY […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 28, 2021 Read Article: Celebrate New Times — The Newark Museum of Art Reopens On view from June 7- August 22 is the “2021 New Jersey Arts Annual: ReVision and Respond.” This thought-provoking exhibit features the work of 45 New Jersey-based artists who respond […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 20, 2020 Read Article: What’s Ahead For The Group That Approves U.S. Arts Projects, From Monuments To Coins The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts was established by Congress in 1910 “to advise the federal government on matters pertaining to the arts and national symbols, […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 14, 2021 Read Article: Metropolitan Museum of Art Returns Two Benin Bronzes, Signaling a Major Shift The plaques have been considered some of the most valuable objects taken from the Kingdom of Benin. They were plundered during a military campaign, transported to England, and […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF May 11, 2021 Read Article: For Mother’s Day, a Healing Meditation on Mortality An emotional episode of “The Midnight Gospel” on Netflix helped our critic process her own fears about loneliness and loss. The series, which was created by Pendleton Ward and Duncan Trussell, is […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF April 4, 2021 Read Article: Feel Me?, an exhibition of new work by Khari Johnson-Ricks Johnson-Ricks’ new work explores fellowship, engaging acts of fiction and poetry to capture moments with kith and kin that feel loving. He asks himself what it means to make a […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF March 29, 2021 Read Article: The Ethiopian-born artist spoke to Artnet about what she does to creatively recharge. ‘It’s a Sensual Kind of Experience of the World’: Julie Mehretu on Why She’s Letting Intuition Guide Her Art Practice Now More Than EverOn a Zoom call […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF March 14, 2021 Read Article:Brush up on your history and get to know the women who have changed the art world forever. With the help of Kat Widing, junior specialist in the Post-War and Contemporary Department at Christie’s, BAZAAR.com journeys through history to select 20 female artists […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF March 7, 2021 Read Article: Neuroscientist Pierre Lemarquis explains how we need “medicine that’s a little artistic.” In an Astounding New Book, a Neuroscientist Reveals the Profound Real-World Benefits Art Has on Our Brains. What may seem intuitive, but is scientifically demonstrated in Art That […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF March 1, 2021 Read Article: Rutgers Confronts Ties to Slavery With New Historical Markers “These markers are an invitation for us to talk about the complicated legacies of namesakes and the complicated ways in which blood money from slavery is woven into old institutions like […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF February 22, 2021 Read A Young Man Resting on an Exercise Bike, Amityville, N.Y., 1988, courtesy the artist and Sean Kelly Gallery, Stephen Daiter Gallery, and RenaBransten Gallery. Dawoud Bey Article: ‘An American Project’: For Decades, Dawoud Bey Has Chronicled Black Life Bey says his ability […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF February 15th, 2021 Read Article: Salamishah Tillet’s Love Letter To The Color Purple And The Black Women Who Came Before Us One of my fondest childhood memories is sitting in my grandmother’s living room, watching The Color Purple. Details like the year and my exact […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF February 8, 2021 Read Article: Why You Should Adopt the Mindset of an Emerging Artist No matter what stage you are in with your art career, you can benefit from adopting the mindset and practices of an emerging artist. “Emerging” and “established” are common art […]

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A SHORTLIST OF ONLINE CULTURAL CONTENT FOR THE WEEK OF February 1, 2021 Read Article: 16 Black Artists to Know Now These NYFA affiliated artists are making work that speaks to the depth and breadth of the Black experience.Working across disciplines and exploring, examining, and celebrating what it means to be Black in the world […]

In the Studio with Artist Caren King Choi

In the Studio is a video series highlighting the work of artists from our past, current and upcoming exhibitions. In this video, artist Caren King Choi introduces herself, her practice, and her involvement in our exhibition Why We Do What We Do. http://paulrobesongalleries.expressnewark.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/IMG_0694.mov