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New York – AO On Site: The Kitchen Benefit Art Auction, November 26th, 2012

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – New York: Brooklyn Museum Annual Gala ‘The Brooklyn Artists Ball’ April 18, 2012

Thursday, April 19th, 2012
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Pussy Riot Member Smuggles Self Across Russian Border

August 15th, 2018

Maria Alyokhina, via The GuardianMaria Alyokhina, one of three founding members of Pussy Riot, has snuck across the border to reach the UK, following her prevention of leaving Russia by border guards. “Pussy Riot founder Maria refused to be captive and silenced,” the group said in a statement. “She was absolutely determined to perform the show and will be there in person to join her band mates to share her story.”
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The List Project in Liverpool Placed Back on View After Being Defaced

August 14th, 2018

The List Liverpool, via Art NewspaperThe List project has been put back up on view in Liverpool after it was torn down last month.  The work documents the 34,361 names of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants who have died trying to get to Europe since 1993.  “The site continues to be a target but we are doing everything we can to ensure that The List is presented for the remainder of Liverpool Biennial 2018, so that more people have the opportunity to come into contact with it,” a spokesperson says.
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Hirshhorn Acquires Tino Seghal Performance Piece

August 14th, 2018

tino-seghal-via-artforumThe Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden has acquired its first-ever performance artwork: Tino Sehgal’s This You. “For more than a decade the Hirshhorn has demonstrated a unique commitment to the acquisition and presentation of experimental and new media works,” says director Melissa Chiu. “Tino enters the collection at a significant moment, providing fresh insight and further strengthening the museum’s dialogue around contemporary performance.”
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