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posted by CAA — Oct 23, 2019

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Four Art Experts Analyze That Historic Nancy Pelosi vs. Donald Trump Photo

CAA member Nika Elder, assistant professor of American art at American University; Angela Mack, executive director and chief curator at the Gibbes Museum of Art; and Chloe Esslemont and Mayanne Soret, coeditors of Tabloid Art History, weigh in. (Vogue)

UC Berkeley Art Museum Inherits Grand Trove of Nearly 3,000 African American Quilts

The gift will, “in one fell swoop, add 15% to the museum’s permanent collection” at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive. (San Francisco Chronicle)

Formal Analysis Cannot Occlude the Real Issues’: How Curators Are Addressing Gauguin’s Dark Side

Curators are grappling with the artist’s sexually predatory behavior more openly than ever in a major exhibition at the National Gallery in London. (artnet News)

How Artists Are Weathering the Student Debt Crisis

“It’s important for people to talk about their debt, create a community around it, and crush the misconception that people in debt ‘have behaved irresponsibly, and that their debt is their fault alone.'” (Artsy)

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