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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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Tate Declares “Climate Emergency,” Vows to Cut Emissions

July 17th, 2019

Directors at the Tate in London have declared a “climate emergency,” and will immediately set to work reducing the museum’s carbon footprint by 10 percent within the coming four years. “We will interrogate our systems, our values and our programs, and look for ways to become more adaptive and responsible,” the directors said in the announcement. “As an organization that works with living artists, we should respond to and amplify their concerns. And, as our audiences and communities across the world confront climate extinction, so we must shine a spotlight on this critical issue through art.”
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Long March Space Pivots Away from Art Fairs

July 17th, 2019

Beijing’s Long March Space will stop participating in art fairs. The gallery plans to “innovate business models and enter a new stage of art market work,” according to an announcement. 
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NYT Charts Story on Near Collapse of Notre Dame

July 17th, 2019

A piece in the NYT this week charts the damage caused by the fire at Notre Dame, and just how close the cathedral came to collapsing. “There was a feeling that there was something bigger than life at stake,” says Ariel Weil, mayor of the city’s Fourth Arrondissement, “and that Notre-Dame could be lost.”
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