Briefly Stated 10.23.20

Briefly Stated 10.23.20

CREATIVE STIMULUS PROJECT: CALL TO ARTISTS The Critical Mass for the Visual Arts Creative Stimulus Project provides up to three artists or artist collaborations with $1,500 of unrestricted operating capital, the opportunity to exhibit their work in a group exhibition, and participation in the Critical Mass Five Questions podcast. The deadline is November 19. Apply here. INVENTIVE MASKS In Denver,…

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Briefly Stated 10.16.20

Briefly Stated 10.16.20

DEFENDING FREE SPEECH FOR ALL Please join St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts (VLAA) and Left Bank Books (LBB) on November 11 at 7:00 PM when PEN America’s Suzanne Nossel will discuss her new book Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speech for All. Nossel will be in conversation with former VLAA board president and Thompson Coburn partner…

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Briefly Stated 10.9.20

Briefly Stated 10.9.20

GRAFFITI ARTISTS DECLARE VICTORY The Supreme Court has rejected the petition to hear a case brought by the real estate developer who whitewashed the graffiti-covered 5Pointz warehouses in Queens. The artists sued under the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA), a 1990 federal copyright law that grants creators certain “moral rights” providing limited protection against destruction or mutilation of their art. The developer’s petition argued…

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Briefly Stated 10.2.20

Briefly Stated 10.2.20

RAC’S COVID-19 IMPACT SURVEYS The Regional Arts Commission (RAC) wants to hear from you! Artists and arts organizations in the bi-state area (St. Louis City and County as well as Franklin, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, St. Charles, and St. Clair counties) are invited to take RAC’s COVID-19 impact surveys. Access the organization survey here (one per organization, please) and the individual…

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