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Public Art Fund Launches Project at LaGuardia Airport

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Ai Weiwei Joins Board at Public Art Fund

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Public Art Fund Makes Two Promotions Within Ranks

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Public Art Fund to Show Felix-Gonzalez Torres Work to Commemorate Stonewall Rebellion

Monday, April 8th, 2019

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

NYT Charts Trump’s Attempts to Cut Arts Funding During His Tenure

Monday, January 18th, 2021

San Francisco Art Institute Sees Controversy Over Possible Sale of Diego Rivera Mural

Thursday, January 7th, 2021

Trump Once Again Proposes Eliminating Arts Funding in Budget

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

UOVO Faces Criticism, Threatened With Funding Cuts Over “Worker Intimidation”

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

British Museum Union Speaks in Support of Author Ahdaf Soueif After Board Resignation Over BP Fundin

Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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