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RIP – Filmmaker Jonas Mekas Has Passed Away at the Age of 96

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Jonas Mekas to Show Refugee Photographs at Documenta 14

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Douglas Gordon Presenting Film on Jonas Mekas in Locarno

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Jonas Mekas Interviewed in Art Newspaper

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Jonas Mekas Receives Apology for 1963 Obscenity Prosecution

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

London: Jonas Mekas at The Serpentine Gallery Through January 27th, 2013

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

AO Preview – Basel: Art Basel Week Through June 19th, 2016

Monday, June 13th, 2016

AO Preview – Venice, Italy – “All the World’s Futures,” the 56th Venice Biennale, May

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

AO Guest Editorial (With Video): Collective Show at Participant Inc., September 15 through September 26, 2010

Friday, October 1st, 2010
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The White House Acquires Noguchi’s Floor Frame

November 23rd, 2020

The White House has acquired Isamu Noguchi’s Floor Frame (1962), the first work by an Asian-American in the White House’s holdings. “Noguchi’s inclusion in the White House Collection is a worthy testament to his incredible life’s work and is a milestone in our efforts to ensure that Americans from all cultural backgrounds are represented,” Stewart McLaurin, president of the White House Historical Association.
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Alex Prager Opens Large-Scale Install at LACMA

November 23rd, 2020

Alex Prager has a new, large-scale installation on view at LACMA this month, re-creating the landscape and iconographies of the annual office Christmas party. “This is a very difficult time and there hasn’t been much humor in the world in the last nine months; it’s been a lot of hatred and a lot of polarization,” Prager says. “Humor is a way to shine light on something that’s not necessarily an easy thing to experience — we can’t have these parties right now, we can’t have any parties — and this allows us to laugh at ourselves.”
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London Artists Show Works in Front Windows as Lockdown Continues in City

November 23rd, 2020

Dealing with a second coronavirus lockdown, artists in London are showing works in the front windows of their apartments, turning the sidewalks of the city into a roving gallery. “It’s a great idea and affords people a different experience during their daily walks,” says artist Maureen Harrison. “It does mean that those who would be reluctant to set foot in a gallery can still view contemporary art, and others can get their fix.”
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