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New York – Adrián Villar Rojas: “The Theater of Disappearance” for the Met Roof Garden Commission Through October 29th, 2017

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Adrián Villar Rojas Tapped for Met Rooftop Installation

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Adrián Vilar Rojas’s Met Rooftop Commission Profiled in NYT

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

New York – Adrián Vilar Rojas: “Two Suns” at Marian Goodman Through October 10th, 2015

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Adrián Vilar Rojas Commissioned to Create Work for Final Stretch of High Line

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

New York – Asad Raza’s “Home Show,” on View Through December 20th, 2015

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

New York – “EXPO 1″ at MoMA PS1 Through September 2nd, 2013

Monday, July 15th, 2013

MoMA PS1’s EXPO 1 Exhibition to Open Next Month

Friday, April 26th, 2013
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Maurizio Cattelan Profiled in NYT

April 24th, 2017

Maurizio Cattelan, via NYTMaurizio Cattelan is profiled in the New York Times this week, as a documentary on the artist hits theaters.  “Underneath it all, Maurizio’s a good person,” says director Maura Axelrod of the artist’s mischievous personality. “He’s not careening through life trying to upset people. His overall approach is playful. Although maybe not the Stephanie Seymour piece. That might be the exception.”
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Magdalena Abakanowicz Passes Away at the age of 86

April 24th, 2017

Embryology 1978-80 by Magdalena Abakanowicz born 1930Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz has passed away at the age of 86.  The artist’s long career frequently challenged the authoritarian regime of Cold War Poland, and the impact of war on the psyche of its people.  “We are finally still questioning our own existence, the problem of our existence,” she once said, “because this is the greatest question and the greatest mystery—existence and sense or non-sense, the extraordinary power of man and his extraordinary weakness.”
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Case Over Pieter Bruegel the Younger Painting Hints at Problems with Painting Valuations

April 24th, 2017

Pieter Bruegel the Younger, via NYTThe New York Times reports on a recent court decision over the valuation and sale of a Pieter Bruegel the Younger the painting, where evidence showed a trend towards auction houses underpricing works so as to win favor from sellers when the works sold at strong prices.  The ruling echoes assertions by the I.R.S. that prices given for artworks are a likely “high abuse area.”
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