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Exhibitions: What You Need Is Some Ice Cream Art

Robert Mann Gallery   Friday July 28, 2017

Hot enough for ya? On view through August 18 at the Robert Mann Gallery in New York is the exhibition “I Scream, You Scream,” a photographic celebration cold treats enjoyed on summer days and “the social culture of ice cream.” The show comprises a whole range of contemporary creative media, including photographs by the likes of Martin Parr, Meryl Meisler, Jim Dow, and Jill Freedman, notes AnOther. See it in a hurry, before the ice cream art decontextualizes all over your hands.   Read the full Story >>

Legal Brief: ACLU Objects to Capitol Hill Police Blocking News Photographers

Common Dream   Friday July 28, 2017

The American Civil Liberties Union responded to reports this week from journalists on Capitol Hill, who alleged that Capitol Police were blocking reporters' access as they tried to cover healthcare protests, notes Common Dream. “Police may not delete photographs without a warrant, period,” tweeted the ACLU. The Daily Dot  reported that police told reporters to delete photos and video of the protesters. PetaPixel  has more.   Read the full Story >>

In Focus: Youth, Waiting to Live Again in Caracas

The New York Times   Friday July 28, 2017

Adriana Loureiro Fernández’s images of the protests and street clashes that have rocked a Venezuela are dark — masked figures emerging from shadows, backlit by flames or wrapped in swirls of tear gas,” writes David Gonzalez at The New York Times. “People flash a gun or a knife, or show off stones that would soon be launched at police. She gets up close, which is bold considering she once had a fear of crowds.” Says the 28-year-old photographer of life in Caracas now: “Life is fragile, and it’s not even your choice.”   Read the full Story >>

Legal Brief: Prince Motion to Dismiss Is Denied

THE ART NEWSPAPER   Friday July 28, 2017

A Manhattan federal court judge yesterday has rejected the request of artist Richard Prince, the Gagosian Gallery, and Larry Gagosian to dismiss the copyright infringement lawsuit of photographer Donald Graham, reports The Art Newspaper. Graham alleges that Prince unlawfully used his 1966 photograph “Rastafarian Smoking a Joint” when he enlarged an Instagram post of it for his “New Portraits” show at New York's Gagosian Gallery in 2014.    Read the full Story >>

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