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Arthur Jafa, Lithuanian Pavilion Take Home Golden Lions This Year in Venice

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

AO On-Site – Venice: “May You Live in Interesting Times,” the 58th Venice Biennale, May 10th – 24th, 2019

Friday, May 10th, 2019

2018 Hugo Boss Prize Shortlist Announced

Monday, December 18th, 2017

London: “Invisible: Art of the Unseen 1957-2012” on show at Hayward Gallery through August 6, 2012

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

AO On Site: 6th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art: La Monnaie Vivante after Pierre Klossowski, staged by Pierre Bal-Blanc

Friday, July 2nd, 2010
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Artist Group Postcommodity Opens Installation Commission in Chicago

August 16th, 2019

Artist group Postcommodity have unveiled a commission in Chicago reflecting on the history of migrant cultures in the United States, and calling on the U.S. government to create space for those deprived of basic human rights. “We need to acknowledge this migration in real time and start preparing for that transformation. Rather than fight it, embrace it,” member Kade L. Twist said. “There’s a lot to learn from how Black people were treated and disregarded through most of [the Great] Migration. There’s a desperate need to humanize.”
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The Guardian Interviews Life Models on Their Work Posing for Artists

August 16th, 2019

The Guardian speaks with a group of life models on their practice sitting in a studio, and their perspectives on their job posing for learning artists. “I’d been waiting for someone to tell me it’s fine to pose for students if you’re different,” says Suzon Lagarde, a painter. “You might feel vulnerable posing, but as a painter I also know how vulnerable people can feel behind the easel – you are always questioning and judging yourself. I soon realized we are a team, all trying to be brave.”
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NYT Profiles Recent Private Collection Database Startup

August 16th, 2019

The NYT profiles a recent digital venture, Collecteurs, which serves as a database for private collections. “If I don’t put them in some kind of public database, these works essentially disappear from the planet,” says collector Roberto Toscano.
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