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New York – Maria Lassnig: “New York Films 1970–1980″ at MoMA PS1 Through June 18th, 2018

Friday, April 27th, 2018

New York — “Woman Power: Maria Lassnig in New York” at Petzel Gallery Through October 29th, 2016

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Maria Lassnig Passes Away at Age of 94

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

New York – Maria Lassnig at MoMA PS1 Through May 25th, 2014

Monday, March 31st, 2014

New York – CONDO New York: Off Vendome Hosts Freedman Fitzpatrick Through July 28th, 2017

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

New York – “Looking Back: The 9th White Columns Annual” at White Columns Through February 21st, 2015

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

WSJ Looks Inside the Famed Essl Collection on Sale this Week in London

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Christie’s to Sell £60 Million in Works from Essl Collection Next Month in London

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel 2014 Preview, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Manifesta 10 Announces Artist List

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

AO Recap – Art Basel 2013 in Basel Switzerland, June 13th-16th, 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Venice Biennale Announces the Winners of this Year’s Golden Lions

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

New York City: “Black Cake” Curated by Alex Gartenfeld at Team Gallery Through February 16th, 2013

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Go See – New York: 'THE FEMALE GAZE: WOMEN LOOK AT WOMEN' featuring Roni Horn, Diane Arbus, Mickalene Thomas, Louise Bourgeois, Alice Neel, Marilyn Minter, Vanessa Beecroft, Jenny Holzer, Sarah Lucas, Catherine Opie, Kara Walker, Marina Abramovic, Cindy Sherman, Tracy Emin, Lisa Yuskavage, Nan Goldin, Marlene Dumas and more at Cheim & Read through September 19, 2009

Tuesday, August 4th, 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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