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Walker Center Deals with Fallout Over Sam Durant Controversy

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Wood from Sam Durant’s ‘Scaffold’ to Be Buried According to Dakota Elders

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Sam Durant Discusses Controversial Work in Minnesota with LA Times

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Dakota Tribes Discussing Whether to Burn Sam Durant’s Work in Minneapolis

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Sam Durant to Dismantle Gallows Sculpture in Minneapolis

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Los Angeles – Sam Durant: “Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monument Transpositions, Washington D.C.” at Los Angeles County Museum of Art Through November 30th, 2014

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Sam Durant

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

Olga Viso Speaks with NYT on Modern Art Museum

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

AO Preview – Miami Art Week in Miami Beach, December 5th – 10th, 2017

Monday, December 4th, 2017

New York Times Looks at Challenges Posed by Censored Work

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 1st – 4th, 2016

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

AO On-Site: Art Basel at Messe Basel, June 18th-21st, 2015

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

AO Recap and photoset: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 3rd-8th, 2013

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

AO Interview – Los Angeles: Nick van Woert “No Man’s Land” at OHWOW

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Kassel: Quinquennial exhibition dOCUMENTA (13) opens in Kassel on June 9th, to run through September 16th, 2012

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Don’t Miss – New York: “Locations” featuring works by Sol Lewitt, Carl Andre, Francis Alÿs, John Baldessari, Catherine Opie, Dan Graham and others at Paula Cooper Gallery through June 11, 2011

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Paula Cooper

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007
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New Yorker Profiles MoMA’s Recent Acquisition of Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary”

May 23rd, 2018

Chris Ofili, Holy Virgin Mary, via BloombergThe New Yorker has a piece on the infamous battle between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Ofili over the artist’s The Holy Virgin Mary, which the then-mayor sought to have removed from a show at the New Museum, and which has now been acquired by MoMA. “When we acquired the work and put it in front of our committee, it looked like it had descended from Heaven,” MoMA curator Laura Hoptman says.
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Germany Looks to Increase Arts Funding by $353 million

May 23rd, 2018

Grutters, via ArtforumGerman minister of culture Monika Grütters has announced plans to increase the nation’s arts funding by approximately $353 million. Grütters feels the budget sends “a strong signal that culture is the foundation for our open and democratic society.” 
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LA Times Profiles Strong Growth for Nigerian Art Market

May 23rd, 2018

Art X Lagos, via LA TimesA piece in the LA Times this week notes the surging popularity of Nigerian art on the international market, and the institutions springing up to cater to a thriving market. “There’s a generation of young, vibrant artists of Nigerian or African origin who have felt that the gallery infrastructure in West Africa is not sufficiently developed for them to connect with the international art market from their home base,” says Tokini Peterside, founder of the Art X Lagos art fair. “For generations, when it comes to exporting its cultural capital and so many other things, Africa has had to go overseas.”
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