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Andreas Gursky Speaks on His Early Work for The Guardian

Friday, January 19th, 2018

RIP: Hilla Becher, Pioneer of German Photography, Passes Away at 81

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Go See: Leverkusen, Germany – Candida Höfer ‘PROJECTS: DONE’ at Museum Morsbroich through August 2, 2009

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Go See: Andreas Gursky ‘Works 80-08′ at Moderna Museet in Stockholm February 21-May 3, 2009

Monday, March 9th, 2009

New York – Miles Coolidge: “Coal Seam Redux” at Peter Blum Through February 4th, 2017

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Saturday, June 13th, 2009
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New Yorker Profiles MoMA’s Recent Acquisition of Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary”

May 23rd, 2018

Chris Ofili, Holy Virgin Mary, via BloombergThe New Yorker has a piece on the infamous battle between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Ofili over the artist’s The Holy Virgin Mary, which the then-mayor sought to have removed from a show at the New Museum, and which has now been acquired by MoMA. “When we acquired the work and put it in front of our committee, it looked like it had descended from Heaven,” MoMA curator Laura Hoptman says.
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Germany Looks to Increase Arts Funding by $353 million

May 23rd, 2018

Grutters, via ArtforumGerman minister of culture Monika Grütters has announced plans to increase the nation’s arts funding by approximately $353 million. Grütters feels the budget sends “a strong signal that culture is the foundation for our open and democratic society.” 
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LA Times Profiles Strong Growth for Nigerian Art Market

May 23rd, 2018

Art X Lagos, via LA TimesA piece in the LA Times this week notes the surging popularity of Nigerian art on the international market, and the institutions springing up to cater to a thriving market. “There’s a generation of young, vibrant artists of Nigerian or African origin who have felt that the gallery infrastructure in West Africa is not sufficiently developed for them to connect with the international art market from their home base,” says Tokini Peterside, founder of the Art X Lagos art fair. “For generations, when it comes to exporting its cultural capital and so many other things, Africa has had to go overseas.”
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