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New York – “Salvatore Scarpitta: 1956 – 1964″ at Luxembourg and Dayan Through December 23rd, 2016

Monday, December 19th, 2016

AO AUCTION RESULTS: DISAPPOINTMENT AT PHILLIPS DE PURY’S LONDON CONTEMPORARY ART AUCTION on june 29th AS THE SALE FELL SHORT OF PRESALE ESTIMATES

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Tate Announces Shortlist for Turner Prize

April 26th, 2018

Naeem Mohaiemen, via Art NewsThe Tate has announced its shortlist for the 2018 Turner Prize, including Forensic ArchitectureNaeem Mohaiemen, Charlotte Prodger and Luke Willis Thompson in its list of nominees.  The winner of the £25,000 prize of the will be announced in December. “Following a thoughtful and rigorous debate, this year’s jury has chosen an outstanding group of artists, all of whom are tackling the most pressing political and humanitarian issues of today,” says Alex Farquharson, the director of Tate Britain. “This shortlist highlights how important the moving image has become in exploring these debates.”


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New York Times Reports on the Continued Appeal of Berlin for Artists

April 26th, 2018

Trevor Paglen in Berlin, via NYTThe New York Times has a piece on Berlin this week, spotlighting the city’s long history as a home for artists and liberal-minded thinkers. “There are big spaces, like TriBeCa and SoHo in the old days,” says painter Sean Scully, who keeps a studio in the city. “It reminds me of that.”
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Julian Opie Interviewed in The Guardian

April 26th, 2018

Julian Opie, via The GuardianJulian Opie is featured in The Guardian this week, with the artist reviewing recent works and their processes.  “Making art is a fairly odd decision, but people have been doing it since for ever,” he says. “If doodling while on the phone I’m inclined to draw a 3D cube and then another. It’s the fastest way to create imaginary space, another world. I live in London and move through a labyrinth of extruded rectangles like an ant on a computer board. I understand space and see movement by the changing views on these shapes. By simply adding flat squares to the sides of my extruded rectangles I create modern buildings.”
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