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Art News – New York: 23-foot, 16-ton Teddy Bear sculpture by Urs Fischer to be displayed Friday April 8th, at Seagram’s Building, Park Avenue

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

AO On Site: New Museum’s Spring Gala After Party, Wednesday April 6th 2011

Sunday, April 10th, 2011
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Cary Leibowitz and Simon Lince Tour NYT Around their Upstate Home

July 19th, 2019

Artist Cary Leibowitz and the creative director Simon Lince give the NYT a tour of the upstate home, and the collection they have built. “When I first met Simon, I was already in Harlem,” Leibowitz says. “But I had been a hoarder for years, and it was impossible for someone to just move in and feel comfortable. So that’s when we started looking up here.” 
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NYT Looks at Recent Sackler Protests and Future Pressures on Museums

July 19th, 2019

A piece in the NYT this week charts the recent removal of the Sackler name from the galleries at the Louvre, and forecasts the likelihood that more museums will follow suit.  “We are not a partisan organization, we are not a political organization, so we don’t have a litmus test for whom we take gifts from based on policies or politics,” said Daniel H. Weiss of the Met’s removal of the family name, noting the extreme circumstances at play. “If there are people who want to support us, for the most part we are delighted.”
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Four Arts in Whitney Biennial Withdraw Work

July 19th, 2019

Four participants in the Whitney Biennial have withdrawn their work following the museum’s continued involvement with Warren B. Kanders, its vice-chair.  “We were angry when we learned of Kanders’ role as CEO of Safariland, a company that manufactures teargas and other weapons of repression,” Korakrit Arunanondchai, Meriem Bennani, Nicole Eisenman, and Nicholas Galanin
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