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Ava DuVernay Guest Edits Time Magazine, Offering Art as an 'Antidote for Our Times'

Ava DuVernay Guest Edits Time Magazine, Offering Art as an ‘Antidote for Our Times’

One of New York City’s “unusual characters.” | Photo by Clay Benskin for Time. Used with permission from the photographer   TIME TAPPED Ava DuVernay to guest edit a special issue devoted to optimism and she delivered a magazine chock full of hope, promise and creativity. The award-winning writer/director/producer elected to explore optimism through the...
Weekend Viewing: Kara Walker in Conversation with Filmmaker Ava DuVernay

Weekend Viewing: Kara Walker in Conversation with Filmmaker Ava DuVernay

HOUSING THE EXPANSIVE Eli and Edythe Broad collection of post-war and contemporary art, the Broad Museum will open its doors in downtown Los Angeles next year. In the lead up to its debut, the museum is hosting “The Un-Private Collection,” a series of cross-disciplinary dialogues, engaging conversations between artists and art leaders about their disciplines...