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New York – Roger Hiorns at Luhring Augustine Through October 18th, 2014

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

AO On-Site – Chicago: EXPO Chicago Art Fair, September 13th – 17th, 2017

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

AO Newslink

Monday, July 9th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Public Art Fund’s “Common Ground” Installation at City Hall Park, on view until Nov 30, 2012

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Go See – New York: ‘September 11′ at MoMA PS1 through January 9, 2012

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Go See – London: “Shape of Things to Come” at Saatchi Gallery through October 16th, 2011

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

AO News: Richard Wright wins UK's Prestigious Turner Prize – December 7th, 2009

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Go See – London: Turner Prize ’09 at Tate Britain through January 3, 2010

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Newlinks for Wednesday October 7th, 2009

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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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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