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AO Video Preview: Steve Powers ‘A Love Letter For You’ Documentary of the making of 50 murals in Philadelphia

Friday, February 4th, 2011

AO Interview: 50 Mural ‘Love Letter’ Project by Steve Powers aka Espo takes shape in multiple Philadephia locations viewable from one elevated train.

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

AO Interview and Go See: Kathy Grayson, curator of ‘New York Minute’ at MACRO Future in Rome featuring Terence Koh, Dash Snow, Assume Vivid Astro Focus, Banks Violette, Jules de Balincourt, Nate Lowman, Steve “Espo” Powers, Scott Campbell, Cory Arcangel, Ryan McGinley, Aurel Schmidt and more through November 1, 2009

Monday, October 12th, 2009

AO On Site – New York: André Saraiva’s “Andrépolis” and Portrait of a Generation double show at The Hole from June 7 to August 10, 2012

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO On Site, with interview with Kathy Grayson – New York: Opening of “Not Quite Open for Business” at The Hole, through August 21, 2010

Monday, June 28th, 2010

AO On Site: Creative Time presents Democracy In America at the Convergence Center in the Park Avenue Armory in New York City, September 21 through 27

Friday, September 26th, 2008

New York – “School Nite” Opens “Wish Meme,” Curated by Ambre Kelly & Andrew Gori, running through May 12

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

AO On Site with Photoset – New York: Frieze Art Fair on Randall’s Island, MAY 4–7, 2012

Friday, May 4th, 2012

AO On Site as part of Performa 2011 – New York: Ed Atkins, Haroon Mirza, and James Richards: An Echo Button, November 11, 2011

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Go See – Rome: Takashi Murakami at Gagosian Gallery through January 15th, 2011

Friday, December 24th, 2010

AO On Site: Deitch Opening: Kehinde Wiley, New York September 3, show runs through September 26, 2009

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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