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New York – Yinka Shonibare: “Wind Sculpture” at Doris C. Freedman Plaza Through October 14th, 2018

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Yinka Shonibare Interviewed in The Guardian

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Yinka Shonibare Creating Massive Sculpture for Public Art Fund

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

New York – Yinka Shonibare MBE: “Rage of the Ballet Gods” at James Cohan Gallery Through June 20th, 2015

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

New York – 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair at Pioneer Works Through May 6th, 2018

Monday, May 7th, 2018

AO On-Site – New York: The Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 8th – 11th, 2018

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

AO Preview – Art Basel Hong Kong, May 15th – 18th, 2014

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

New York – AO On Site: Independent Curators International Annual Fall Benefit & Auction, Monday, November 19th, 2012

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

AO Newslink

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Art 43 Basel Vernissage and VIP Preview

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

AO On Site – London: Elmgreen & Dragset’s Fourth Plinth installation ‘Powerless Structures, Fig. 101′ at Trafalgar Square through February 2013

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Contemporary Art Evening Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s Bring in Over $550M, Several Artist Records Set

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

AO on site – Art 42 Basel 2011: Art Parcours, contemporary art throughout the historic city of St. Alban Tal, Basel

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Raises £44.4 million ($71 million); Richter & Warhol Are Top Lots

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

AO News Summary: London’s 2012 and 2013 Fourth Plinth Winners Announced: German ‘Hahn/Cock’ and Scandinavian ‘Powerless Structures, Fig. 101′

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Don’t Miss – London: RCA Secret 2010 Exhibition at the Royal College of Art through November 19, 2010

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

AO On Site – London (with newslink summary): Frieze Art Fair 2010 opens to relatively brisk buying from still measured collectors

Thursday, October 14th, 2010
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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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