Banksy Makes Graffiti Satirizing Barbican’s Basquiat Show, And Barbican Wants To Keep It

The Barbican Centre is ‘in discussion’ with the City of London Corporation about how to preserve the two murals by the British street artist Banksy that appeared near the gallerySunday. The works pay homage to Jean-Michel Basquiat, who was originally a graffiti artist and is the subject of a major show opening at the Barbican […]

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Brazil’s First-Ever Major Queer Art Exhibition Shut Down In Face Of Right-Wing Outrage

The show at the Santander Bank Cultural Center in Pôrto Alegre, titled “Queermuseu,” had been running for more than three weeks without incident when a self-styled “libertarian” group called the Free Brazil Movement (which was heavily involved in the movement to impeach former president Dilma Rouseff) began vehement protests of the exhibition on social media, […]

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