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More people are buying art online, but is that making the fine art market more accessible?

Apr 9, 2021
Online art sales doubled during the pandemic, but that didn't necessarily make it easier to break into the art world — as a collector or as an artist.
A visitor stands in front of works by U.S. artist Stanley Whitney at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens.
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The music industry may be ditching the "urban" label

Jun 11, 2020
Black artists make all kinds of music. Critics of the status quo say one label does not fit all.
Tyler, the Creator accepts his Grammy for best rap album alongside his mother at the 62nd awards. The artist has denounced the word "urban" when used to describe music made by Black artists.
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