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Kunststiftung NRW foundation in Germany Announces Nam June Paik Award Shortlist

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

AO On Site – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair on Randall’s Island May 14th-17th, 2015

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

AO Preview – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 17th-20th, 2013

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
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Artist Accuses Gucci of Ripping Her Off for New Campaign

October 17th, 2019

Artist Sharona Franklin is accusing Gucci of ripping off the style and techniques in her work, after the artist was approached and signed an NDA for the company. “I gave them my full name, and then after that I never heard from them again,” she says, noting that she has suffered from multiple chronic illnesses that have caused issues with employers in the past. “I lost so many opportunities in the past by disclosing my disability to employers.” 
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Da Vinci’s “Vitruvian Man” Ruling Barring Travel Reversed by Court

October 17th, 2019

Reversing a prior ruling, an Italian court has ruled that da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man to Paris for the massive Louvre exhibition set to open soon.  The last ruling stated that the work was too fragile to travel.
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Centre Pompidou to Open Massive “Art Factory” in Paris Suburbs

October 17th, 2019

The Centre Pompidou is planning an “art factory” in the suburb of Massy, with 237,000 square feet for storage and exhibition space.  The space is estimate to  cost around €50 million, or about $55.6 million, to build.  The space will also hold works from the Musée National Picasso-Paris.
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