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    Meet the Godmother of New York’s Street Art Scene

    Coming to an alley near you. Alice Mizrachi, who will appear this weekend at OZY Fusion Fest, is in the vanguard of the street art movement. Her work is displayed in galleries from Argentina to Germany, but the 39-year-old’s vision also lives on the streets of Buffalo and Tel Aviv — though she won’t discuss her “uncommissioned works.” Her massive murals challenge the public with tough topics like poverty, inequality and Black Lives Matter, and another controversy — impoverished U.S. schools — has Mizrachi pushing for an art instruction revival.

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