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New York – Hannah Levy: “Swamp Salad” at C-L-E-A-R-I-N-G, Bushwick Through March 11th, 2018

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

New York – “Past Skin” at MoMA PS1 Through September 10th, 2017

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

AO On-Site – New York: NADA NY at Skylight Clarkson North, March 2nd – 5th, 2016

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

AO Preview – New York: Armory Week in New York, February 28th – March 5th, 2017

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: NADA at the Deauville Resort and Hotel, December 1st – December 4th, 2016

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

AO On-Site: Bushwick Open Studios 2013 in Brooklyn, New York, Friday, May 31st – June 2nd.

Thursday, June 6th, 2013
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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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