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RIP: Artist Thornton Dial Passes Away at Age 87

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

New Yorker Profiles Relationship Between Artist Thornton Dial and Bill Arnett

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

AO Fair Preview – London: Frieze London Art Week, October 4th – 7th, 2018

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Art Newspaper Profiles Souls Grown Deep Foundation

Friday, June 9th, 2017

New York – “I Talk with the Spirits” at Marianne Boesky Through August 12th, 2016

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

New York – Rosy Keyser: “The Hell Bitch” at Maccarone Gallery Through June 6th, 2015

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

New York: ‘Ten Ten’ Group Show Pop-up by Jason Alexander through March 30, 2012

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
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Protests Lead to Calls for Removing Sackler Family Name from Harvard Buildings

January 23rd, 2019

Sackler Protests, via ArtforumFollowing the continued protests against the Sackler Family, a number of politicians and activists are pressuring Harvard to remove the Sackler name from a number of its buildings, including its arts museum. The news comes a day after The Met announced it was reviewing its gift acceptance policies over similar criticism and legal threats.
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Lehmann Maupin Accuses Former Director of Stealing Trade Secrets

January 23rd, 2019

Bona Yoo, Art NewsLehmann Maupin Gallery filed suit against former director Bona Yoo, accusing the dealer of “stealing trade secrets” and altering the gallery’s files before moving on to Lévy Gorvy Gallery in New York as sales director.  “Lehmann Maupin brought this lawsuit purely out of spite towards a former employee who, in Lehmann Maupin’s own words, was ‘a valuable leader at the gallery.’ Ms. Yoo intends to vigorously defend herself against her former employer’s baseless and vengeful claims,” Yoo’s lawyer, Tibor Nagy says.
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Foundation for Contemporary Arts Names 2019 Grant Recipients

January 23rd, 2019

Tania Bruguera at Tate Modern (Installation View), via Art ObservedThe Foundation for Contemporary Arts in New York has named 18 artists who will receive unrestricted grants of $40,000, including Tania Bruguera and Mika Tajima. “It’s always an overwhelming but fantastic experience seeing how much amazing stuff is out there that you might not otherwise know about,” says board member Cecily Brown. “One big thing is that [receiving a grant] is a sign of respect from your peers, and hopefully it can really help someone to not do their day job for a while and buy the time to really put into one’s own work. Even just being able to focus on one’s work full-time is a huge difference.“
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