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New York – John Akomfrah: “Signs of Empire” at New Museum Through September 2nd, 2018

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

John Akomfrah Wins 2017 Artes Mundi Prize

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Ghana to Open Pavilion in Venice This Year

Monday, February 25th, 2019

Nicholas Serota Calls for Protections to Arts in Brexit Plan

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 6th – 9th, 2016

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

WSJ Notes Increased Focus by Artists on Politics of Immigration, Identity in Contemporary Work

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016
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Swiss Farmer Wins Contest to Show Picasso on His Barn

April 18th, 2019

A Swiss farmer, Hanspeter Benz has won a competition by the Fondation Beyeler to hang a Picasso in his barn for 24 hours. The work was shown in Benz’s barn on April 16th.
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Chicago Artists Coalition Releases List of Micro-Grant Recipients

April 18th, 2019

The Chicago Artists Coalition has unveiled its list of 15 Chicago-based artists who will receive its first-ever round of micro-grants, which come with unrestricted purses of $2,000 each.  “We have truly visionary artists living and working in every neighborhood across the city. We hope that this new line of support will help bring some of their visions to life, for their individual benefit and that of their broader communities,” says Tracie D. Hall, director of the Joyce Foundation’s culture program.
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Anne Pasternak Gives Tour of Her BK Museum Office

April 18th, 2019

Brooklyn Museum head Anne Pasternak gives NY Magazine a tour of her office, showcasing her art collection, which includes work by Kiki Smith and Kara Walker, and shares a story about a graffiti artist showing up to paint part of her wall.  “So one day he shows up in a clown outfit, complete clown outfit, doesn’t say a word, has a bucket with spray paint in it, puts down a tarp, paints for twenty minutes and leaves, never said a word,” she says.
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