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Lawrence Abu Hamdan wins 2016 Nam June Paik Prize

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Turner Prize Shortlist Announced

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: The Art Basel Art Fair, June 14th – 17th, 2018

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

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

Friday, March 6th, 2015

AO Preview – New York: Armory Week, March 3rd – 8th, 2015

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

New York – The New Museum Triennial: “Surround Audience” Through May 24th, 2015

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Armory Show Announces 2015 Special Projects

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

New York – “The String and the Mirror” at Lisa Cooley Gallery Through August 28th, 2013

Monday, August 12th, 2013
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Russian Artist And Filmmaker Alexander Sokurov Shuts Down Film Foundation Over Government Pressure

July 19th, 2019

Russian film director and current Venice Biennale Russian pavilion artist Alexander Sokurov (Faust, Russian Ark) will shut down his independent film foundation, Primer Inotnatsii after ongoing pressure by the Russian government.  The artist claims that “unfriendliness and aggressiveness” from the state’s culture ministry prevented him from continuing in his work with the foundation.
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Benin Builds New Home for Returning Looted Artifacts

July 19th, 2019

The nation of Benin is building a new space in the city of Abomey for 26 objects of art and cultural heritage looted by French troops in 1894 pledged by the Macron government back to the West African country. “They will allow us to build a new museum and make the royal palaces more economically sustainable,” Gabin Djimass, Abomey’s tourism chief, says of the artifacts.
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Cary Leibowitz and Simon Lince Tour NYT Around their Upstate Home

July 19th, 2019

Artist Cary Leibowitz and the creative director Simon Lince give the NYT a tour of the upstate home, and the collection they have built. “When I first met Simon, I was already in Harlem,” Leibowitz says. “But I had been a hoarder for years, and it was impossible for someone to just move in and feel comfortable. So that’s when we started looking up here.” 
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