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posted by CAA — Jan 16, 2019

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Teachers on strike marched through Los Angeles on January 14, 2019. Photo: Jenna Schoenefeld, via New York Times

El Museo del Barrio Rescinds Philanthropy Award for Rightwing German Princess

The museum walked back its plan after Latinx scholars voiced their disturbance. (Hyperallergic)

Los Angeles Teachers Strike, Disrupting Classes for 500,000 Students

More than 30,000 Los Angeles public-school teachers are on strike in an effort to receive higher pay, smaller classes, and more support staff. (New York Times)

Creativity-Integrated Art History: A Pedagogical Framework

“At a time when the field of Art History is beginning to ask itself what it really wants students to gain from their classes, creativity should be one of those skills.” (Art History Pedagogy & Practice)

Equity and Inclusion for All? Curator Anuradha Vikram Chronicles Her Path Through LA’s Diversifying Art Scene

CAA board member Anuradha Vikram writes on what achieving real equity in the art world could look like. (ARTnews)

Andy Warhol Foundation Lifts Eight-Year Ban on the Smithsonian

The initial sanctions followed the censorship of a work by David Wojnarowicz in 2010. (Artforum)

Kehinde Wiley: ‘When I First Started Painting Black Women, It Was a Return Home’

“I think the starting point of my work is decidedly empathy.” (The Guardian)

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