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AO On Site – New York: New York Academy of Art’s 20th Annual ‘Take Home a Nude’ Benefit at Sotheby’s, October 17, 2011

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

AO On Site – New York: The New York Academy of Art’s 19th Annual “Take Home a Nude” Benefit at Sotheby’s October 18, 2010

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

AO On Site – The New York Academy of Art 18th Annual Take Home a Nude at Sotheby’s October 7th, 2009

Monday, October 12th, 2009
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Met Issues Statement on US Withdrawal from Unesco

October 17th, 2017

Met Museum, via Art DailyThe Met has issued a statement in protest against the U.S.’s decision to pull out of Unesco, claiming the decision will have disastrous effects on the country. “President Trump’s decision to withdraw from UNESCO undermines the historic role of the United States as a leader in this effort and weakens our position as a strong advocate for cultural preservation,” the statement reads.
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Russian Performance Artist Sets Fire to Doors of Bank of France

October 17th, 2017

Pavlensky in front of the Bank, via Art NewspaperRussian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky set fire to an entrance of Bank of France in Paris over the weekend, continuing a series of confrontational performances that have seen him imprisoned multiple times in Russia.  Pavlensky was quickly detained by French police. 
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Ai Weiwei Opens Major Project in New York

October 16th, 2017

Ai Weiwei, via NYTAi Weiwei’s landmark public art project Good Fences Make Good Neighbors has opened in New York, with massive fence sculptures erected across New York. “New York is a city I spent 10 years in,” Ai says of his history with the city. “I was quite hesitant [to do a project here] because I love [New York] so much, it’s not easy for me to just put a simple sculpture in the city … I had to do something to pay back my respect, my love.”
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