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Art in Public: Stuart Davis on Abstract Art and the WPA, 1939

Friday, February 15, 2013

WNYC
Stuart Davis doesn't waste time with small talk or being nice to Republicans.
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Schoolbook

Mural at I.S. 259 Teaches About 9/11 Attack

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

When a student referred to Sept. 11 as "an accident," Thomas J. Buxton, a seventh-grade English teacher at I.S. 259 William McKinley in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, seized on the topic as this year's theme for an ever-evolving mural that students have been painting along the school's corridors since 2006. Students who participated not only learned about what happened on the day of the attacks, but also about the impact it had on so many New Yorkers.

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Features

Google Building’s Scaffolding Shows Chelsea’s Past

Monday, April 09, 2012

On Monday, workers affixed a vinyl mural onto the scaffolding wrapping around Google's New York headquarters. The cartoons on the mural refer to famous landmarks and key figures in Chelsea’s past, from Major Thomas Clark, who named the neighborhood in the 1700s, to Jack Kerouac, who wrote On the Road at the Chelsea Hotel in the 1950s.

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Features

Harlem Youth Paint Mural to Capture Flavor of the Neighborhood

Thursday, August 18, 2011

A group of 30 teenage artists from Harlem is telling the story of the neighborhood with a colorful mural dubbed "Magic with Logic."

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Studio 360

Now Playing in an Aspirational Design Catalogue Near You

Friday, May 28, 2010

Earlier this year, we introduced you to an Indian artist named Vijay Singh.  For decades, he painted the bright, larger-than-life murals that showcased current attractions in Delhi’s old Bollywood movie theaters.  Then digital printing put him out of a job.  But he may have found a new market: hipster home decorator CB2.

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Studio 360

Pigment Hunter

Saturday, June 18, 2005

In the 1980s, painter Art Guerra discovered that his older murals were beginning to fade. He set out to find the perfect outdoor paints to fix them, and that quest led him to an obsession with pigments, the colorants in paint. Guerra now collects pigments and scours the ...

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Studio 360

Franco the Great

Saturday, December 28, 2002

The steel storefront gates along 125th Street become brightly colored canvases for one of Harlem’s most prolific mural painters.

(Originally aired: July 4, 2002)

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Studio 360

Franco the Great

Saturday, July 06, 2002

The steel storefront gates along 125th Street become brightly colored canvases for one of Harlem’s most prolific mural painters.

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