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Environmental Muralist Mona Caron is an Extraordinary “Artivist”

Today is the anniversary of the unveiling of the Duboce Bikeway Mural, a 6,000 square foot mural painted on buildings adjacent to the first street segment of San Francisco to be converted into a bike path. The painting celebrates the city’s reduced carbon footprint as it makes biking more accessible; it depicts a biker’s route from the San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean, with homages to alternative transportation activists and movements throughout.read more.

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2022 MacArthur Fellows: Musician Martha Gonzalez

Six women artists are among 25 people selected by the MacArthur Foundation to receive prestigious 2022 MacArthur fellowships (known as ‘genius grants’) in recognition of their extraordinary creativity and promise to advance the future of their fields.

These six women whose pioneering work brings insight and inspiration — a literary historian, a plant ecologist, three musicians, and an architect — will each receive $800,000, a no-strings-attached award as an investment in their potential.… read more.

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Guerrilla Girls Make Good Trouble in ‘The Art of Behaving Badly’

The Art of Behaving Badly Guerrilla Girls
Their new book, Guerrilla Girls: The Art of Behaving Badly (published in 2020), covers their pushback by showcasing their "artivism."
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