Category: News


In the News: Handwriting From Homeless People’s Signs Turned Into Fonts, Earning Them Food

October 7, 2014 / All Posts / News / Visual Arts

The Arrels Foundation in Spain, the Cyros McCann advertising agency, and ten fascinating homeless designers have teamed up in a remarkable endeavor: The site features the handwriting of the homeless artists as well as their poignant, thought-provoking stories. All proceeds…

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In the News: Public Art: More Than a Background for Selfies

October 3, 2014 / All Posts / News / Visual Arts

Robert Lynch, President and CEO of Americans for the Arts, talks about the way public art functions as a conversation with the people in a place–past and present; as unique reminders of a city; as a valuable draw for tourists. Read more…

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In the News: It’s Quite Literary

September 23, 2014 / All Posts / News / Visual Arts / Writing

Whether you call them graphic novels or just comics, it’s clear that this expressive, rousing, and sometimes challenging medium is carving an increasingly indelible mark on the American literary community. 2014 is a watershed year for the medium: Alison Bechdel,…

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In the News: Americans for the Arts: Art is Everywhere. Why not use it to strengthen your workforce?

September 9, 2014 / All Posts / News

Amy Webb, Director of the Arts & Business Council of New York, explores the intersection between business and the arts in the Unique Business Partnerships blog salon with her thoughts on including employee art in the workplace. She shares her personal experience…

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