Art supplies shop opening in Arts District

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Supply co-owners Ian Hess, left, and Keisler Baquiran in front of their upcoming Jackson Ward store’s display of spray paints. (Photo courtesy of Ben White/Supply)

Ian Hess has been working as an artist for eight years. And in those eight years, he’s heard a regular refrain: that Richmond

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The Art World’s Catholic Problem

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The art world’s peculiar relationship with Catholicism might not seem like a newsworthy topic. Catholic influence on modern and contemporary art discourse remains remarkably under-theorized beyond retelling the same old story about Mayor Rudolph Giuliani shutting down the Brooklyn Museum over Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary” (1996). The ostensible offense

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