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posted by CAA — Nov 08, 2017

Barbara Kruger installation as part of Performa 17, November 2017. Photo: Scott Heins/Gothamist

Each week CAA News summarizes articles, published around the web, that CAA members may find interesting and useful in their professional and creative lives.

Latinx Community Activism and Social Art Practices Get A Rare Spotlight in New Exhibit

Talking to Action: Art, Pedagogy, and Activism in the Americas is now on view in Los Angeles. (KCET)

Me and My Pencil: Famous Creatives on their Tools – in Pictures

Alex Hammond and Mike Tinney photographed the pencils of 70 artists, designers, musicians and architects. (The Guardian)

The Angriest Librarian Is Full of Hope

After his profanity-laced tweetstorm went viral, Portland librarian Alex Halpern found himself speaking up for his embattled profession. (CityLab)

The Women Who Built the New York Art World

Between 1929 and 1939, four of New York City’s most iconic museums emerged in Manhattan. (Artsy)

Photos: Barbara Kruger’s Bold Statement Pieces Now Up Around NYC

The artist has taken over several spaces in NYC this month as part of the Performa Biennial. (Gothamist)

Galleries Hit by Cyber Crime Wave

Hackers are using an email scam to intercept payments between galleries, collectors and others. (The Art Newspaper)

How to Frame a $100 Million Painting by Leonardo da Vinci

“When you see it with no barrier between you and the actual piece, it’s stunning.” (Artsy)

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