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Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Released from Detention in France

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Flees Russian After Sexual Assault Allegations

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Russian Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Walks Free

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Artist Pyotr Pavlensky’s Ribs Broken in Russian Jail

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Pyotr Pavkensky Profiled in NYT

Friday, July 12th, 2019

Russian Artist Guilty of Setting Fire to French Bank, Released on Time Served

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Russian Performance Artist Sets Fire to Doors of Bank of France

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Charges Against Russian Performance Artist Changed to Attack on “Cultural Site”

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Russian Dissident Sent to Psychiatric Center, Raising Fears of Politicized Psychiatry

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Russian Artist Arrested After Setting Fire to Doors of Security HQ

Monday, November 9th, 2015
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2020 Bienal de São Paulo Names First Projects

September 20th, 2019

The Sao Paulo Bienal has announced its first round of projects, focused around a range of solo shows opening months before the main exhibition.  Projects include a show of work by Ximena Garrido-LeccaClara IanniDeana Lawson, and a never-before-realized Hélio Oiticica performance to be staged at the opening of the main group show.
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Art News Profiles Recent Work by LaToya Ruby Frazier Documenting Auto Strikes in Ohio

September 20th, 2019

Art News profiles recent work by LaToya Ruby Frazier documenting the closure of a GM plant in Ohio and the resulting protests. “When I saw the news, I was moved because I understood the calamity that this was going to create,” she says. “I knew they were going to reduce these workers to statistics based on shares and stocks, and no one was going to pay attention to their livelihood.”
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Dia Art Foundation Moves towards Free Admission

September 20th, 2019

The Dia Art Foundation will offer free admission across all New York City sites starting in September 2020. “Our inaugural season will take full advantage of our revitalized and light-filled exhibition spaces at Dia:Chelsea,” says director Jessica Morgan. “It will also reflect the evolution of our program, which today embraces a broader stable of artists and perspectives while still exploring the formal pillars central to artists working at the time of Dia’s establishment.”
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