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Gillian Wearing to Become First Woman to Create Sculpture for Parliament Square

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Grayson Perry and Gillian Wearing Reflect on New Generation of Young British Artists

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Los Angeles – Gillian Wearing: “everyone” at Regen Projects Through January 24th, 2015

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

London – Gillian Wearing at Maureen Paley Through November 16th, 2014

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Düsseldorf: Gillian Wearing at Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen through January 6th, 2013

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Go See – New York: Gillian Wearing “People” at Tanya Bonakdar through June 24

Monday, June 20th, 2011

AO On-Site – New York: The ADAA Art Show at Park Avenue Armory, March 1st – 6th, 2016

Monday, March 7th, 2016

British Artists Reflect on Their Degree Shows

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

15 for 150: Art on the Underground’s New Series

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

AO Newslink

Monday, November 5th, 2012

AO On Site – London: Frieze London and Frieze Masters Summary and photoset, October 14th, 2012

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

AO On Site – London: Frieze and Frieze Masters Art Fairs at Regent’s Park, Through October 14th

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Los Angeles: Regen Projects’ Inaugural Exhibition of New Gallery at 6750 Santa Monica Boulevard on Sept. 22nd

Monday, September 24th, 2012

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

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Dasha Zukhova and The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture presents “Commercial Break” curated by Neville Wakefield

Monday, June 6th, 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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