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“Very Artistical” is a blog that features the cool and complicated stuff in progressive culture. We’ll touch on music, art, photography, film, books, and even how race
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MUST-SEE: 'Keith Haring: 1978—1982’ — Brooklyn Museum Exhibit

MUST-SEE: ‘Keith Haring: 1978—1982’ — Brooklyn Museum Exhibit

Opening March 16 at the Brooklyn Museum, 'Keith Haring: 1978–1982' is the "first large-scale exhibition to explore the early career of one of the best-known American artists of the 20th century."
MUST-SEE: 'The Box That Rocks' — Exhibit At Brooklyn's MoCADA

MUST-SEE: ‘The Box That Rocks’ — Exhibit At Brooklyn’s MoCADA

With the new exhibit 'THE BOX THAT ROCKS: 30 Years of Video Music Box and the Rise of Hip Hop Music & Culture,' visitors can examine the pioneering show’s "historic contribution to urban music and culture."
JR's "The Wrinkles Of The City" Project Continues In Los Angeles

JR’s “The Wrinkles Of The City” Project Continues In Los Angeles

JR is currently hitting Los Angeles, pasting his massive photographs around the city as part of "The Wrinkles of the City" project that he began last year.
Santigold Reveals New Album Cover With Art By Kehinde Wiley

Santigold Reveals New Album Cover With Art By Kehinde Wiley

Santigold's new album cover features Kehinde Wiley art and the singer in various get-ups—from b-girl equestrian to dead-eye Don to twin ride-or-die glamazons.
Bullet Portraits Of 2Pac, JFK & Others Killed By Gunshots

Bullet Portraits Of 2Pac, JFK & Others Killed By Gunshots

Artist David Palmer has created a unique way of honoring famous folks killed by fatal bullets. In this series, he painstakingly uses a hand torch to fuse together casings to create portraits of some of America's most iconic faces.
The Lasting Images Of Photographer Eve Arnold's "In America" Series

The Lasting Images Of Photographer Eve Arnold’s “In America” Series

Eve Arnold shot some amazing images of Marilyn Monroe and Malcolm X. She died this month at 99; her "In America" series remains among her most moving batch of images.
TIME 'Person Of The Year' Covers: The Winner And The Reject

TIME ‘Person Of The Year’ Covers: The Winner And The Reject

Shepard Fairey is the artist behind TIME's "Person Of The Year" cover. But there was another option by James Victore too. Which design would you have chosen?
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