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Kerry James Marshall Named One of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People for 2017

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Kerry James Marshall Interviewed on NPR

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Kerry James Marshall Interviewed in The Guardian

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

New York – Kerry James Marshall: “Mastry” at the Met Breuer Through January 29th, 2017

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

Kerry James Marshall Profiled in NYT

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Kerry James Marshall Interviewed in New York Times

Monday, September 12th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, May 16th and 17th, 2018

Friday, May 18th, 2018

AO Auction Preview – New York: Auction Week in New York City, May 8th-9th, 14 – 17th, 2018

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 15th, 2017

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

New York Times Notes Increase in Museum Shows Centered Around Non-White and Female Artists

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Met Museum Takes Deep Perspective on New Modern and Contemporary Focus

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Artists Chime in on Focus for Met’s New Breuer Building Space

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

A Look at the Trove of Contemporary Art Show on Fox’s “Empire”

Friday, October 16th, 2015

AO On-Site – Venice: “All the World’s Futures” at the Giardini in Venice Through November 22nd, 2015

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Bloomberg Offers Look at Finer Points of Art Collecting

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Gap Releases Whitney Artists T-Shirts

Friday, May 16th, 2008
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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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