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New York – Elizabeth Orr: “Our Hallway Is Surrounded” at Bodega Through October 15th, 2017

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

NADA New York to Donate Half of Ticket Sales to ACLU

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

NADA Names New Member Galleries, President of Board

Monday, January 30th, 2017

New York – NADA New York at Basketball City on Pier 36, May 5th – 8th, 2016

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

AO Preview – New York: Frieze New York at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 8th, 2016

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

AO On-Site: Bushwick Open Studios 2015, June 5th-7th, 2015

Monday, June 8th, 2015

New York – AO Preview: Bushwick Open Studios 2015, June 5th-7th, 2015

Friday, June 5th, 2015

New York – Aurel Schmidt: “Fruits” at 200 Stanton Through November 30th, 2013

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

AO on Site – New York: Opening for “People Who Work Here” at David Zwirner through August 10th, 2012

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Monday, September 19th, 2011
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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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