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Theaster Gates Wins Nasher Prize for Sculpture

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Theaster Gates Unveils Proposal for Park in Chicago’s Washington Park

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Theaster Gates Profiled in NYT

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Theaster Gates Interviewed in LA Times

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Theaster Gates Profiled in The Guardian

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Theaster Gates Launching Workforce Initiative in Chicago

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Theaster Gates to Curate New Performance Series at Hirshhorn

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Theaster Gates Wins Germany’s Kurt Schwitters Prize

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Interview Profiles Theaster Gates’s Stony Island Arts Bank Project

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Theaster Gates’s Chicago Art Center to Open This Fall

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

London – Theaster Gates: “Freedom of Assembly” at White Cube Gallery Through July 5th, 2015

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Theaster Gates Looking to Launch Sound Art Project in Bristol

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Theaster Gates Interviewed in BOMB

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Theaster Gates Profiled in New Yorker

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

London – Theaster Gates: “My Labor is My Protest” at White Cube Bermondsey Through November 11th, 2012

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Chicago Dealer Richard Gray Passes Away at 89

Sunday, May 20th, 2018

AO Preview – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 19th – 22nd, 2017

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

AO Preview – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 20th-23rd, 2016

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

New York – Jason Moran: “STAGED” at Luhring Augustine Through July 29th, 2016

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

AO Preview – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, March 22nd-26th, 2016

Monday, March 21st, 2016

2015 Venice Biennale Artists Announced

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Art Basel’s Unlimited Sector Gets Even Bigger

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Armory’s Creative Director Leaves Fair to Accept Position at Hauser & Wirth

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

AO Newslink

Sunday, November 11th, 2012
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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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