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High hopes

Art | Why curating a church art gallery is like ‘walking on a razor blade’
by World Journalism Institute students & Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/15/18, 12:35 pm

By World Journalism Institute students Myrna Brown, Paul Butler, Alex Duke, Steve Patton, Hannah Phillips, Andrew Shaughnessy, Dane Skelton, Russell St. John, Brigitte Sylvestre, and Marty Van Driel—with Marvin Olasky

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Dog days of fall

Art | A canine art gallery, a heartbreaking collection, and other big city happenings
by Emily Belz
Posted 11/07/17, 12:31 pm

A New York moment:

By the piers in swanky Battery Park City, curators set up a very serious outdoor sculpture show. The intended audience: dogs. Yes, this was an art show specifically for dogs, and because of the high demand, owners had to reserve time slots for their dogs to experience the art. “What was your favorite art, Harry?” a staffer asked an unresponsive poodle. The assembled gallery visitors were mostly childless, and the “exhibits” seemed designed for Instagram purposes.

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Standing with the bulls

Voices | What the Fearless Girl statue really symbolizes is denial of reality
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 5/05/17, 03:32 pm

On March 7, a bronze statue popped up on Manhattan’s Bowling Green at the intersection of Broadway and Whitehall. The timing, one day before International Women’s Day, is no accident: “Fearless Girl” faces the “Charging Bull” of Wall Street with feet spread, hands on hips, and puny chest thrust out like an 8-year-old insisting she will not, absolutely not, clear the table because it’s her brother’s turn.

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