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New York Times Spotlights Benjamin Genocchio’s First Turn as Armory Show Head

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Benjamin Genocchio Interviewed in Art News

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Artnet News Chief Benjamin Genocchio to Head Up Armory Show

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Armory Show Announces 2017 Exhibitor List

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Nicole Barry to Take Over as Deputy Director of Armory Show

Friday, September 30th, 2016

AO On-Site – New York: The 22nd Annual Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 3rd – 6th, 2016

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

AO Breaking News: James Cuno resigns as director of the Art Institute of Chicago to lead the J. Paul Getty Trust

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Paul Schimmel Leaves Hauser & Wirth in Los Angeles

February 25th, 2017

Paul Schimmel, via LA TimesCurator Paul Schimmel has parted ways with Hauser & Wirth’s Los Angeles location after a sudden announcement late this week, the LA Times reports.  Schimmel, former chief curator at MoCA was a founding partner in the gallery’s Los Angeles location, which opened last year.  “Going forward, Hauser & Wirth will continue building upon its longstanding, passionate commitment to Los Angeles with expanded programs, including an increasingly robust campaign of public events and community outreach activities, and an ever more dynamic schedule of exhibitions that celebrate our artists, and connections between California and the international scene,” Iwan Wirth said in a statement.
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Boyle Heights Art Space Closes After Repeated Protests from Anti-Gentrification Activists

February 24th, 2017

The view from Mariachi PlazaThe LA Times reports on the closure of PSSST, a non-profit arts space in Boyle Heights that shuttered after repeated protests from local anti-gentrification activists.  While our closure might be applauded by some, it is not a victory for civil discourse and coalition building,” the gallery said in a statement.
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Francis Bacon’s George Dyer Triptych Goes to Christie’s New York for its Auction Debut

February 24th, 2017

Francis Bacon triptych of George Dyer, via GuardianFrancis Bacon’s triptych portrait of his lover George Dyer is set to go to auction for the first time at Christie’s in New York this May, carrying an estimate of $50m.  “George Dyer is to Bacon what Dora Maar was to Picasso,” Loic Gouzer says of the artist’s longtime muse.  “He is arguably the most important model of the second half of the 20th century, because Dyer’s persona as well and physical traits acted as a catalyst for Bacon’s pictorial breakthroughs.”

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