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Why Tech Bros Don’t Buy Art

Found on Art Practical… The Education of a Collector, or Jeff Dauber Explains Why Tech Bros Don’t Buy Art By Glen Helfand “We’re engineers, we went to trade school,” he explains. “You get no liberal-arts education when you get an

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Art & Class Discussion Club: No Place to Hide

The next meeting of the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism’s Art & Class Discussion Club (A&CDC!) will be: Saturday October 4th, 2pm Bryant Street Studios San Francisco RSVP to Elizabeth for detailed arrival instructions. Recommend (but never required)

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Looking Back: San Francisco 1938-1972

Life.com has posted some images from back in the day. Check them out here →

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DocFilm Forum Video Series: Art and Politics with Author Ben Davis

In November 2013, the Art & Class Discussion Club invited 9.5 Theses on Art & Class author Ben Davis to San Francisco State University’s DocFilm Forum for a discussion of his work and the role of activism in art and

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Eviction Garage Sale

Christian Frock covers the Galéria de la Raza exhibition featuring Yolanda Yañez and her son Rio who are facing eviction from their longtime Mission home. “López, 71, was a leading feminist and pioneer of the Chicana art movement in the

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HowDoYouSayYaminAfrican? Pulls Out of Whitney Biennial

Ben Davis has been following the story on artnet News. A Wake-up Call for the Whitney Biennial, May 15, 2014 The Story Behind the Yams’ Whitney Biennial Protest, May 29, 2014 The Yams, On the Whitney and White Supremacy, May

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Maya Angleou, Artist-Activist (2008-2014)

Maya Angelou remembered on Democracy Now! May 29, 2014 with Juan Gonzàlez, Amy Goodman and Sonia Sanchez. [Excerpt] JUAN GONZÁLEZ: Sonia Sanchez, I wanted to ask you, Maya Angelou was already an accomplished singer, dancer, actress, but then she gets

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Yes Men Take on Homeland Security

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G.U.L.F. (Global Ultra Luxury Faction) Protest at the Guggenheim

“Migrant workers in labor camps! Is this the future of art?” Then a single voice called out: “The Guggenheim Museum has a museum empire. The Guggenheim should not be on the wrong side of history.” After about 20 minutes of

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Art & Class Frontline:Columbian Artist Oscar Murillo

28 year-old Columbian-born painter, Oscar Murillo, is hard at work on the front lines of art and class. “For his forthcoming show at David Zwirner — a comment on immigration titled “Oscar Murillo: A Mercantile Novel” — he hopes to

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