Tag: Space

How To Find Art For Your Space : Life Kit : NPR

An illustration of a gallery wall full of art and a woman flying through the frames, intersecting with the art and placing the last piece of art on the wall.

Simone Martin-Newberry for NPR

An illustration of a gallery wall full of art and a woman flying through the frames, intersecting with the art and placing the last piece of art on the wall.

Simone Martin-Newberry for NPR

The art you choose to display in your home tells a story. For me (TK), it represents who I am and what I care about most. After all, “If there’s any place in this world, if you are so fortunate to have a roof over your head, that you can be the main character of your story, it is at home,” says independent curator and author Kimberly Drew.

Kimberly Drew is an independent curator, author of This Is What I Know About Art and co-editor of Black Futures.

Photograph by Travis

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Cult Art Space Founder Lia Gangitano on Championing Queer Art Outside the Mainstream

New York has had few art nonprofits as dearly beloved as Participant Inc. While predecessors such as Art in General and Exit Art eventually retired, the esteemed Lower East Side institution has only grown stronger in its two decades of programming mainly queer art. And the experimental landmark’s East Houston location has become a kind of unofficial community hub for New York’s avant-garde since it moved to the humble storefront in 2007.

Behind the institution’s cult-like following is founder and director Lia Gangitano, who has unwaveringly championed boundary-pushing art that New York museums still often fail to recognize. Whether photographs

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