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Trump Cutting the NEA is first move to eliminate a free, open public realm (via the Chicago Tribune)

The Chicago Tribune reports:

"For months now the debate in the arts world has been: Will he really do it? Will Donald Trump be the president who finally gives the right wing what it has so vehemently craved for decades, the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts?

A report in The Hill suggests that pessimists, who assumed the worst once it became clear that Trump's election would likely empower organizations like the conservative Heritage Foundation, were right. He may indeed try to kill it."

Read more:
https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-trump-nea-cuts-20170119-story.html

 

Noah Becker

A New York based painter and the publisher and founding editor of Whitehot Magazine, Noah Becker shows his art internationally. He has also written freelance articles for Art in America, Interview Magazine, Canadian Art and the Huffington Post and contributed texts to major artist monographs published by Rizzoli and Hatje Cantz. Becker also directed the New York art documentary New York is Now (2010) viewable on Youtube. 

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