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Nov 15, 2017

New York City’s own, artist and business owner Craig Costello—also known as KR—founded Krink, a company that surfaced in the 1990s as a response to the lack of appropriate tools and ink for graffiti artists.

Oct 12, 2017

At the intersection of technology, branding, and activism, digital-media company Refinery29’s 29Rooms installation succeeded in intersecting all of these, truly turning it into art. For its third year, the annual event opened its doors during New York Fashion Week (NYFW) to a mass of visitors in the Williamsburg, Brooklyn neighborhood and brought forth the most powerful artists and collaborators in hopes of raising awareness on a variety of issues.

Aug 15, 2017

ArtBuilt’s new space in the Brooklyn Army Terminal is a step towards addressing the need for affordable workspace, providing a dynamic new base of operations for dozens of artists and creative workers.

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Dec 28, 2015

Americans for the Arts mourns the passing of visual arts pioneer Ellsworth Kelly at age 92. Mr. Kelly was a groundbreaking artist whose work defied categorization. Mr.

Nov 11, 2015

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the launch of the city’s new Creative Catalyst Artist in Residence Program, facilitated by Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA). The program will place artists to work within city departments to incorporate creative thinking in Los Angeles's approach to civic issues. 

Oct 28, 2015

Earlier this year, Reddit announced that its famous Ask Me Anything (AMA) question and answer with the Reddit community and a famous celebrity would be videotaped for Youtube. In their first video, AMA stars Astrophysicists and television host Neil deGrasse Tyson, who is interviewed on his love of the arts. 

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