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posted by CAA — Sep 30, 2020

The La Jornada Together We Can Food Pantry at Queens Museum. Photo courtesy of the Queens Museum.

Artists Julie Mehretu, Patrisse Cullors, and Tourmaline Are Among Time Magazine’s Most Influential People of 2020

The annual list recognizes engagement with and contributions to contemporary culture. (Artsy)

Seeing Our Own Reflection in the Birth of the Self-Portrait

This New York Times interactive on Albrecht Dürer is a great teaching tool on self-portraiture and the idea of authorship. (New York Times)

Blackness, Immobility, & Visibility in Europe (1600-1800) – A Collaborative Timeline

Explore a crowdsourced timeline that allows users to cross-reference artworks and historical events in spatial and visual relation to one another. (Journal 18)

During Lockdown, the Queens Museum Became a Food Pantry. Now, It’s Reopening—and Keeping the Kitchen Intact

To date, the museum has fed 9,650 families in Corona, Queens, and hopes to scale up to be able to feed 1,000 families a week. (artnet News)

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