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AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, June 26th, 2019

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

AO News Summary: Jorge Pardo wins $500,000 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
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2020 Bienal de São Paulo Names First Projects

September 20th, 2019

The Sao Paulo Bienal has announced its first round of projects, focused around a range of solo shows opening months before the main exhibition.  Projects include a show of work by Ximena Garrido-LeccaClara IanniDeana Lawson, and a never-before-realized Hélio Oiticica performance to be staged at the opening of the main group show.
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Art News Profiles Recent Work by LaToya Ruby Frazier Documenting Auto Strikes in Ohio

September 20th, 2019

Art News profiles recent work by LaToya Ruby Frazier documenting the closure of a GM plant in Ohio and the resulting protests. “When I saw the news, I was moved because I understood the calamity that this was going to create,” she says. “I knew they were going to reduce these workers to statistics based on shares and stocks, and no one was going to pay attention to their livelihood.”
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Dia Art Foundation Moves towards Free Admission

September 20th, 2019

The Dia Art Foundation will offer free admission across all New York City sites starting in September 2020. “Our inaugural season will take full advantage of our revitalized and light-filled exhibition spaces at Dia:Chelsea,” says director Jessica Morgan. “It will also reflect the evolution of our program, which today embraces a broader stable of artists and perspectives while still exploring the formal pillars central to artists working at the time of Dia’s establishment.”
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