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Katerina Stathopoulou Hired as Assistant Curator at Public Art Fund

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Public Art Fund Announces Summer Season Led by Erwin Wurm’s “Hot Dog Bus”

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Yinka Shonibare Creating Massive Sculpture for Public Art Fund

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Ai Weiwei and Public Art Fund Launch Kickstarter for Upcoming Project

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Ai Weiwei to Install Massive Fence Sculptures for New Public Art Fund Commission this Fall in NYC

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Public Art Fund Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Expansive Video Exhibition

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Hank Willis Thomas Joins Public Art Fund Board of Directors

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Public Art Fund Announces Summer Show at City Hall Park

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Jeppe Hein Tapped for Brooklyn Bridge Park Show by Public Art Fund

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

AO On Site – New York: Public Art Fund’s “Common Ground” Installation at City Hall Park, on view until Nov 30, 2012

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

AO on Site, with video – New York: Rob Pruitt and the Public Art Fund unveil “The Andy Monument” at Union Square, March 30th, 2011

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Go See: Public Art Fund and Chris Burden’s “What my Dad Gave Me” at Rockefeller Center, New York until July 19

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Republican Tax Bill to Cut Funding for Artist Residences

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Destruction of Mural in Chicago Illustrates Plight of Underfunded Public Art

Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Dutch Organization Looks to Change Public Arts Funding

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

New York – 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair at Pioneer Works Through May 6th, 2018

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Bloomberg Philanthropies Launching Call for Public Art Proposals

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Michigan’s ArtPrize Event Contends with Historical Ties to DeVos Family

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

NEA Sees Budget Increase in Bipartisan Spending Bill

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

World Trade Center Performing Arts Center Construction Faces Funding Challenges

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Whitney Director Adam Weinberg Issues Statement on N.E.A. Funding

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Proposed Trump Budget Eliminates Funding to N.E.A.

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Failure to Buy Pontormo Prompts Calls to Reform UK Art Export Rules

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Arts Education Funding Expanding Under de Blasio Administration, Report Finds

Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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Market Thrives for Kerry James Marshall

June 19th, 2018

Kerry James Marshall, via NPRThe Art Newspaper looks at the thriving popularity of the work of Kerry James Marshall, after a record-breaking auction price drove new interest in his work, and a rampant demand for pieces, including those about to go on view at a show at David Zwirner’s London location. “We might not even keep a waiting list for the exhibition,” Zwirner says. “It’s going to be very hard to get a painting from that show, that’s for sure.”
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Theaster Gates Asks Collectors: “Support Artists That Live in Your Cities”

June 19th, 2018

Theaster Gates, via The GuardianTheaster Gates made a statement on supporting young artists in remarks last night at a party in Basel, asking collectors to support young artists making and selling their work. “You guys, I know that I’m the byproduct of people saying yes when they didn’t know me, saying yes at my potential and the possibility of the thing,” he said. “Throwing small dinners with me with five people that has turned into dinners for 200. I’m just grateful.”
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Art Newspaper Looks at Costs and Rewards of Major Art Prizes

June 19th, 2018

Glasgow-born artist Susan Philipsz is congratulated by friends and family after hearing that she has won the Turner Prize 2010, at the Tate Britain gallery, in central LondonA piece in Art Newspaper this week asks if arts awards really carry many of the benefits for winners that they claim, looking at a range of examples including a recent protest by a group of artists nominated for Germany’s Berlin Nationalgalerie Prize. “There is an unspoken assumption that the participants are likely to be remunerated by the market as a result of being nominated for or winning the prize,” the artists nominated for this prize said in an open statement. “We know that this is not always the case. The logic of artists working for exposure feeds directly into the normalization of the unregulated pay structures ubiquitous in the art field.”
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