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Milan: Marina Abramovic ‘The Abramovic Method’ at PAC Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea through June 10, 2012, and ‘With Eyes Closed I See Happiness’ at Galleria Lia Rumma through May 12, 2012

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Marina Abramović plans to open $8 million Rem Koolhaus-designed performing art space in Hudson, New York

Friday, February 17th, 2012

AO On-Site – Venice: The National Pavilions at the Venice Biennale, May 13th – November 26th, 2017

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

AO Preview – Venice, Italy – “All the World’s Futures,” the 56th Venice Biennale, May

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

New York – Spring Exhibitions at The New Museum Through June 29th, 2014

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

New York – The World Premiere of Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler’s “River of Fundament” at BAM

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

AO Newslink

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Go See – London: Marina Abramović at Lisson Gallery through November 13, 2010

Friday, October 29th, 2010
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Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

December 12th, 2017

Donald Trump, via Art NewspaperA group of over 100 artists, writers and critics have signed an open letter condemning Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We reject Trump’s collusion with such racist manipulation and his disregard for international law,” the letter reads. “We deplore his readiness to crown the Israeli military conquest of East Jerusalem and his indifference to Palestinian rights.”
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Spanish Law Enforcement Seizes Works in Catalonian Museum

December 12th, 2017

Spanish demonstrators protest outside of the Lleida Museum, via Art NewspaperSpanish law enforcement has seized a selection of paintings and artifacts  from the Lleida Museum in Catalonia this week, continuing fierce tensions in the region over Catalonia’s attempted independence from Spain. “Aragonese authorities have a great interest in recovering pieces in Catalan museums, but have no desire to recover other objects from Sijena that are, for instance, in the Prado in Madrid,” says Santi Vila, Catalonia’s former cultural minister. “Why? For political reasons.”
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WSJ Reports Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ as Saudi Crown Prince

December 8th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi (circa 1500) final price $450,312,500, via Christie'sA conflicting report in the Wall Street Journal notes that the buyer of the da Vinci piece last month at Christie’s is actually Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, noting that another prince served as a proxy buyer for the work.  The news comes as the Louvre Abu Dhabi has claimed that it will be showing the piece in its museum.
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