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Advocating for women of color in the arts
The new WOC•Art collaborative is a multi-generational, multi-racial, multi-discipline collective of creative women of color who are pooling their power to create a stronger, more visible platform for their projects and address inequity in the arts.

'Lessons of the Hour' brings Frederick Douglass to MAG

Isaac Julien's film installation is non-linear cinema, unfolding in episodes as an A/V collage across 10 large and small screens. Yet each richly-constructed scene reads as an immersive film, bringing Douglass to life.

Institutions to honor Frederick Douglass legacy

The MAG, St. John Fisher, and the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commemoration Committee continue the celebration of Douglass's life and legacy with exhibits and events.

Review: Alan Singer's 'Shapely' at AXOM

Singer writes computer code that recreates the natural phenomena of form and color, creating geometry-based abstractions that become dazzling monotype prints, which in turn inform the geometric visuals he paints in oil and acrylic.

'#Mobilize' summons traces of social movements

Using GPS info from tweets with social justice hashtags, art collective Larson Shindelman creates images at the sites where the tweeter stood. The duo's images are on view at Eastman Museum.

Review: 'Landscapes and the Unbuilt'

Drawing on a long tradition of artists taking inspiration from the natural world, Rochester Contemporary's new exhibit "Landscapes and the Unbuilt" presents meditations by several local artists on various properties conserved by the Genesee Land Trust.

Nathan Lyons retrospective at Eastman Museum

It's the first retrospective that focuses on his photographs as a whole, exhibiting his late-life shift to digital color photography alongside his early work.


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