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Statement on the Arts and the Recovery of Communities After Disasters

Community recovery in the aftermath of disasters—such as the major hurricanes, fires, and floods in August and September—is a crucial challenge, and the arts have a strong role to play. At a local, state, and federal level, decisionmakers must remember that the arts and creative workers are crucial to the successful economic and emotional reconstruction […]

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Deutsche Bank Opens New Pathways for Students Interested in Arts Careers

Deutsche Bank renewed its support of New York’s famed Frieze Art Fair in 2017. With this commitment, Deutsche Bank supports Frieze New York’s non-profit arm, Frieze Education, a year-round program that prepares young New Yorkers from underserved communities across the five boroughs for future careers in the arts. Frieze Education expands access to arts spaces by bringing in from students across […]

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Refinery29 Seeks to Be the Spark and Turn It Into Art

At the intersection of technology, branding, and activism, digital-media company Refinery29’s 29Rooms installation succeeded in intersecting all of these, truly turning it into art. For its third year, the annual event opened its doors during New York Fashion Week (NYFW) to a mass of visitors in the Williamsburg, Brooklyn neighborhood after having sold 20,000 tickets. Refinery29 […]

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