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The Shed Announces Commissions for 2019

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

New NYC Space The Shed Appoints Emma Enderby as Curator

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Michael Bloomberg Donates to $75 Million to The Shed Arts Center in Hudson Yards

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Ai Weiwei’s Studio Demolished by Chinese Authorities

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

New Lawsuit Over Works of Robert Indiana Sheds Light on Artist’s Last Years

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Artists to Live in Unfinished Museum in Downtown LA

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Pedro Reyes Announced as MIT’s First “Dasha Zhukova Distinguished Visiting Artist”

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Lucian Freud Estate Donates Unfinished Portrait to UK in Lieu of Tax Payment

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Panama Papers Shed Additional Light on Contested Modigliani Work

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Previously Unpublished Diaries Shed Light on Early Life of Francis Bacon

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

The Guardian Points to Diminished Auction Results as Indicator of Art Market Health in 2015

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Jamshed Bharucha Resigns from Cooper Union Presidency

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Art Flipping Moving More Towards Established Artists, Bloomberg Reports

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

FIAC Los Angeles Pushed to 2016

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Artists Contribute Works for Auction Benefitting Man who Smashed Ai Weiwei Vase

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Former Assistant of Jasper Johns Charged with Stealing, Reselling Artist’s Unfinished Work

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Seized Basquiat Sheds Light on Art World Money Laundering

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Egon Schiele’s Teenage Notebooks to be Published

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Unfinished Michelangelo Sculpture to be Installed in Milan Prison

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Gagosian and Collector Further at Odds Over Unfinished Koons

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Go See – Los Angeles: James Franco/Gus Van Sant’s ‘Unfinished’ at Gagosian Gallery through April 9th, 2011

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

AO Guest Editorial/Review by Patrick Meagher of The Silvershed – New York: “Jeff Koons: Made in Heaven, Paintings” at Luxembourg & Dayan, through January 21, 2010

Monday, October 11th, 2010

AO Guest Editorial/Review by Patrick Meagher of The Silvershed – New York: Dan Colen ‘Poetry’ at Gagosian Gallery, September 10 through October 16, 2010

Monday, September 27th, 2010

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, London, Tuesday, June 30, 2009 – Another ‘solid’ sale in a diminished market

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
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Cuban artists fear crackdown after Tania Bruguera arrest

December 7th, 2018

Tania Bruguera, via GuardianThe Guardian profiles how Cuban artists are fearing a government crackdown on artists in the wake of Tania Bruguera’s arrest this week over a new law restricting artistic speech in the country. “The decree criminalizes independent art activity,” the Cuban-American artist Coco Fusco says. “It allows a cadre of roving censors to go around issuing fines, to take away your equipment. These are not liberal individuals – if you are a rap musician and they simply don’t like your lyrics, they will shut you down. These draconian actions already take place but this law systemizes it.”
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Art Newspaper Explores Market for Street Art

December 7th, 2018

Keith Haring, via Art NewspaperArt Newspaper profiles the increasingly high popularity of street art in mainstream art fairs, and questions how it is affecting the medium. According to adviser Lisa Schiff, sales of street artists like the recent bidding war for KAWS prints at Art Basel “encourages pure speculation; it’s an empty value-making system. Street art should disrupt the commercial and institutional setting. I don’t want it in a museum or a fair.”
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MoMA PS1 Art Handlers Continue Protest

December 7th, 2018

Marley Freeman, via NYTThe NYT profiles the recent protests by MoMA PS1 art handlers over pay and worker rights at the museum, as they demand equal pay to the museum workers across the East River at the main museum space. “I feel as an artist worker you’re betwixt and between,” handler and artist Marley Freeman said in a telephone interview. “You aren’t seen as a professional art handler. At PS1 they are always treating us like this is just temporary work we’re doing between other things.”
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