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New York – Jesper Just and FOS “in the shadow/ of a spectacle/ is the view of the crowd” at 225 Liberty Street for Performa 15, November 13th, 2015

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Performa Founder RoseLee Goldberg Recaps Her Favorite Festival Moments

Friday, June 13th, 2014

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Preview (with photoset) and News Summary, October 20–23, 2011

Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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Georg Baselitz Profiled by CBS

August 13th, 2018

Georg Baselitz at Skarstedt, via Art ObservedCBS profiles painter Georg Baselitz this week, as the artist opens his show at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C. “There’s some sort of irritation, the view of them, and that’s intentional,” he says of his work. “When you’re irritated, you pay closer attention.”
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Martin Puryear to Represent US at Venice Biennale

August 13th, 2018

Artist Martin Puryear has been picked to represent the United States at the 2019 Venice Biennale, a reliable source has told ARTnews. The news was echoed publically by Jerry Saltz, who wrote on Twitter: “I glean in the tea-leaves for the next American Pavilion at next Spring’s Venice Biennale: American sculptor Martin Puryear will represent the United States. An abundant bloom.”
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Albright-Knox Makes Efforts to Expand Public Arts Program into City

August 11th, 2018

albright-knox-via-art-newspaperThe Albright-Knox Gallery in Buffalo gets a profile this week in CityLab, as the museum’s continued focus on public art projects has spread throughout the city. “The Albright-Knox, it’s such a big part of Buffalo. We’re the sixth-oldest museum in the country. Period. We’re the oldest museum dedicated to modern and contemporary work. We’re essentially the oldest museum in America that’s not encyclopedic, so people are really familiar with us as a cultural beacon,” says Aaron Ott, the museum’s Public Art curator. “But the public art initiative is now only on its fourth year. In the long history of the institution, we’ve started something that’s only taken up a wee little bit of it, but people have responded well to it so far.”
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