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Cuban-American Artist Coco Fusco Detained by Cuban Customs and Sent Back to USA

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Cuban artists fear crackdown after Tania Bruguera arrest

Friday, December 7th, 2018

AO On Site: The 76th Whitney Biennial 2012 VIP Pre-Show and Overview at the Whitney Museum through May 27, 2012

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Round-Up: The Whitney Biennial Opens in New York, Spills into the Armory

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Whitney 2008 Biennial Artists Announced

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007
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NYT Spotlights Post-Brexit Future for EU Art Market

October 18th, 2019

David Zwirner is in the NYT this week, talking about Brexit and how it has affected the future of the European art market. “I thought of having a second leg in Europe since a few years, but Brexit did accelerate that process,” he says. “There were opportunities in Europe we weren’t grabbing in the way we should.”


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Shirin Neshat Interviewed in Art Newspaper

October 18th, 2019

Shirin Neshat has some choice words about the Trump administration in an interview with Art Newspaper this week, as she opens a major retrospective at The Broad. “For me, the demon lives on both sides,” she says. “This US government is looking more and more like the Iranian government every day. I am cornered on both sides in a way, maybe not so badly yet in the US. At the moment the sanctions are killing Iran­—not just the government but the people too—and they are desperately trying to find a solution. And then in the US, my God—it is just going to hell. There are such profound problems: corruption, healthcare, education, the issue of poverty. ”
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Artist Accuses Gucci of Ripping Her Off for New Campaign

October 17th, 2019

Artist Sharona Franklin is accusing Gucci of ripping off the style and techniques in her work, after the artist was approached and signed an NDA for the company. “I gave them my full name, and then after that I never heard from them again,” she says, noting that she has suffered from multiple chronic illnesses that have caused issues with employers in the past. “I lost so many opportunities in the past by disclosing my disability to employers.” 
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