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David Zwirner to Represent Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Njideka Akunyili Crosby and Rafa Esparza Named to Hammer Museum Artist Council

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Trevor Paglen, Njideka Akunyili Crosby Awarded MacArthur Genius Grants

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Njideka Akunyili Crosby Interviewed in W Magazine

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby Interviewed in FT Podcast

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

London— Njideka Akunyili Crosby: “Portals” at Victoria Miro Through November 5th, 2016

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Istanbul Biennial Announces Artist List for Exhibition

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Hirshhorn Museum Dedicates Fall Gala to Group of 31 Women Artists

Monday, July 17th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 7th, 2017

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

AO Photoset: On Site at Brooklyn Artists Ball Gala Dinner At Brooklyn Museum, Wednesday, April 24

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

AO Onsite Photoset – Art 43 Basel, Art Unlimited and Art Statements section previews

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
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Cuban artists fear crackdown after Tania Bruguera arrest

December 7th, 2018

Tania Bruguera, via GuardianThe Guardian profiles how Cuban artists are fearing a government crackdown on artists in the wake of Tania Bruguera’s arrest this week over a new law restricting artistic speech in the country. “The decree criminalizes independent art activity,” the Cuban-American artist Coco Fusco says. “It allows a cadre of roving censors to go around issuing fines, to take away your equipment. These are not liberal individuals – if you are a rap musician and they simply don’t like your lyrics, they will shut you down. These draconian actions already take place but this law systemizes it.”
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Art Newspaper Explores Market for Street Art

December 7th, 2018

Keith Haring, via Art NewspaperArt Newspaper profiles the increasingly high popularity of street art in mainstream art fairs, and questions how it is affecting the medium. According to adviser Lisa Schiff, sales of street artists like the recent bidding war for KAWS prints at Art Basel “encourages pure speculation; it’s an empty value-making system. Street art should disrupt the commercial and institutional setting. I don’t want it in a museum or a fair.”
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MoMA PS1 Art Handlers Continue Protest

December 7th, 2018

Marley Freeman, via NYTThe NYT profiles the recent protests by MoMA PS1 art handlers over pay and worker rights at the museum, as they demand equal pay to the museum workers across the East River at the main museum space. “I feel as an artist worker you’re betwixt and between,” handler and artist Marley Freeman said in a telephone interview. “You aren’t seen as a professional art handler. At PS1 they are always treating us like this is just temporary work we’re doing between other things.”
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