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Floria Gonzalez, "We'll be ok/vamos a estar bien." Digital photography on cotton. Courtesy of Magrorocca, Milan and PINTA.

News post – Obama re-elected, Patricia Goodrich all over the world, Theodore Harris at AAI, opportunities and more!

News The dust and dollars of the election season have finally settled, with victory for President Obama and high hopes for the next four years. If you’re looking to read up on the implications of his win for the art world, take a look at some stats on his positions on the arts, courtesy of Art League. Relief for Hurricane Sandy’s victims continues, especially in the battered arts community of New York. Among the organizations that have intervened to provide assistance, PINTA, which honors ­Latin American art with an annual art fair, has converted this year’s Art Fair (November 15 to 18, ... More » »

Dubai hosts University of the Arts MFAs

Post by Lauren McCarty Mohammed Kazem, an artist from Dubai, arrived in Philadelphia last June as the first Artist-in-Residence in the UArts low-residency MFA program.  Last month, a group of 12 UArts MFA students traveled to the United Arab Emirates to exhibit work in the juried Emirates Fine Arts Society’s 29th Annual Exhibition at the Sharjah Art Museum, as part of the exchange between UArts and the Dubai-based Emirates Foundation.  One of those students, Lauren McCarty, wrote this report about the cross-cultural exchange.