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New Banksy Appeals for Artist’s Freedom

March 16, 2018
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New Banksy Appeals for Artist’s Freedom

Well known street artist Banksy, in collaboration with John Tsombikos, put up a mural in the Bowery to bring attention to the unjust imprisonment of Zehra Doğan, a Turkish artist and journalist, who was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for a painting she did. The mural, which went up Thursday, March 15, relies…

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Vandalized Mural of Cartoonist Atena Farghadani Ignites Debate

September 29, 2015
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Atena Mural

The vandalization of a mural depicting jailed Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani in Brooklyn, New York, has left free speech advocates confused over the misinterpretation of the message being depicted. The mural, by South African artist Faith47, was put up in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn as part of the larger #PaintTheChange Not a Crime…

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