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Guest Post by Bill Watts: The Newfields Travesty: Taking the IMA out of Indianapolis

Guest Post by Bill Watts: The Newfields Travesty: Taking the IMA out of Indianapolis
This is guest post that was sent to me by an Urban Indy reader, Bill Watts. A reminder that we run guest posts, so if you have an article that you wish to share, please e-mail it to me at kevin dot kastner at gmail dot com. “Newfields,” the new brand for the institution formerly known as the Indianapolis Museum of Art, is more notable for what it does not say than for what it does. It is not primarily concerned with art. It is not in the city of Indianapolis. And, most emphatically, it is no longer a museum. Before I get to the consequence of these pointed omissions, let me begin with two...
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Indy On the Rise – Guest Post from Andrew Christenberry

Indy On the Rise – Guest Post from Andrew Christenberry
This post was originally written on the City Gallery’s blog. Please check it out, if you haven’t already. We hear it said often that the world is changing. From the constant ebb and flow in our respective worldviews, to the perceived progression (or perhaps perceived digression) of our respective cultures, change is happening. While the majority of us undoubtedly know this to be true, it can often seem abundantly generalized to the extent that, in our own particular context, it becomes ambiguous. What exactly is changing here and now, and how is said change affecting the immediate world...
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