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Chris Dercon Leaving Tate Modern for Berlin’s Volksbühne

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

ARTNews Interviews Tate Modern Director Chris Dercon

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Palestinian Artist Sentenced to Death in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

NYT Profiles Curator Koyo Kouoh

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Tate Modern Receives an Additional £6 Million in Funding from Government

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Abraham Cruzvillegas Accepts Tate Modern Turbine Hall Commission

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Photoset: The Creative Time Gala Honoring Kara Walker at The Domino Sugar Factory, May 6th, 2014

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Tate Modern Announces Long-Term Sponsorship from Hyundai

Monday, January 20th, 2014

AO on Site – London: Frieze Masters at Regent’s Park, October 17th-20th, 2013

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Tate Modern Opens Doors to African Artists

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

London: Tino Sehgal’s ‘These Associations’ at the Tate Modern, July 24 through October 28, 2012

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Art 43 Basel Vernissage and VIP Preview

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

AO on Site – London: Damien Hirst Retrospective at Tate Modern through September 9, 2012

Monday, April 9th, 2012

AO On Site- London: Joan Miro, “The Ladder of Escape” at Tate Modern through September 11th, 2011

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Go See – Munich: Ai Weiwei’s politically charged “So Sorry” at Haus der Kunst through January 17, 2010

Friday, October 23rd, 2009
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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