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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

New York – Kader Attia: “Reason’s Oxymorons” at Lehmann Maupin Through March 4th, 2017

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Kader Attia Accuses French Rappers of Plagiarism

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Kader Attia Wins Prix Marcel Duchamp

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Kader Attia Opening Project Space in Paris

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Kader Attia Featured in New Yorker

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

New York – Kader Attia: “Show Your Injuries” at Lehmann Maupin Through December 14th, 2014

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

AO On-Site: The 57th Annual Venice Biennale Vernissage, May 10th – 13th, 2017

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Artists and Cultural Groups Organize Against Marine Le Pen in France

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 20-23rd, 2016

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

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

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 18th-21st, 2015

Monday, June 15th, 2015

AO On-Site – New York: The 2015 Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 4th – 8th, 2015

Friday, March 6th, 2015

New York – “Here and Elsewhere” at the New Museum Through September 28th, 2014

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

AO on Site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Art Fair, October 23rd – 27th, 2013

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

AO Fair Photoset and Recap – London: Frieze Artfair at Regent’s Park, October 17th-20th, 2013

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Kassel: Quinquennial exhibition dOCUMENTA (13) opens in Kassel on June 9th, to run through September 16th, 2012

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Go See – Lille, France: ‘La Route de la Soie/ Silk Road: Collection of the Saatchi Gallery’ at Tri Postal through January 23rd, 2011

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

Breaking News: Charles Saatchi Donates his Gallery and over 200 works worth roughly $37.5 million to the UK to create London Museum of Contemporary art upon his retirement in 2012

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

AO on site – Final installment and news summary – Art Basel, Switzerland, sets attendance records, sets very positive tone, concludes

Monday, June 21st, 2010

AO On site – Dubai: Art Dubai Sales Exceed Expectations

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

AO Onsite: FIAC Has Begun in Paris and will run through October 25th

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Go See: Unveiled: New Art From the Middle East at The Saatchi Gallery, London through May 9th, 2009

Saturday, February 7th, 2009
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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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