This week, it sounded like we were starting to recover from the chaos that was the beginning of the year. If you, like me, shed tears of joy at seeing the sun shining around this week, then the art stories are for you.
Black History month has come to an end, but that does not mean that we have been able to tell black stories. In February, we spoke with Michael Mery at Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture about the legacy of black artists of the 20th century and the importance of contributions. Melissa Alexander, who sometimes goes against the flow Phyllis Iller, shared the work being done, Worldwide Girls, which includes photos that also reflect the ideal 90-year-old woman.
Juliette Cassidy photographed young girls in Afghanistan feeling empowered by skateboarding, and Silver Eye Recording Center came out with their first list of artists to watch. One year after the first COVID-19 deaths in Europe, the small Italian town where the incident took place is recovering well, and in Venezuela, well-trained volunteers are assisting in an emergency. Men who dove pigeons on the roofs of New York are experiencing the effects of climate change, and museums in Italy are being reopened quietly. Finally, we look at the dreamy, unpleasant task of Vanessa Leroy and his new book, there is a place I want to take you.
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