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In Dubai's Expanding Arts District, a New Foundation Celebrates the Patron-Artist Relationship

by Danna Lorch
The Soho and Tribeca neighborhoods of New York City in the late 70s and early 80s were in many ways the hunting grounds of the original . The painter Linda Francis puts it bluntly: “We were thieves.” She was part of an art tribe who illegally rented commercial lofts on the cheap and worked in a community, struggling to eat as much as to answer important questions about what constituted art. Was it Duchamp’s urinal turned fountain, Monet’s water lilies, or Warhol’s soup cans—and who was... [more]
Posted by Danna Lorch on 11/30/15
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