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Art World Professionals Comment on Visions for a Post-Brexit Art World

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Go See – New York: "Alternative Histories" at Exit Art through November 24, 2010

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Nicholas Serota Calls for Protections to Arts in Brexit Plan

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Anish Kapoor Calls Article 50 Invocation for Brexit “Heartbreaking”

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Guardian Examines Future for Britain’s Art Community in Wake of Brexit Speech

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

The Guardian Examines Critiques of Contemporary Art in Post-Brexit UK

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

V&A’s Martin Roth to Resign in Frustration Over Brexit Vote

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

After Brexit, London Remains at Center of Art World

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Art Newspaper Looks at Artists’ Opposition to Brexit

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Artists Sign Open Letter Rallying Against Brexit Vote

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

New York — Ashley Bickerton at The FLAG Art Foundation Through December 16th, 2017

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Arts Employment Up 20% in UK in Past Five Years

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Cornelia Parker Named UK’s Election Artist for 2017 General Elections

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Bendor Grosvenor Expresses Concerns Over British Market After Brexit

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Art Newspaper Traces Trends Contributing to Market Uncertainty

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

UK Cities Pushing for Candidacy as European Capital of Culture Despite Brexit

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Art Market Monitor Examines Ongoing Challenges to Online Sales Strategies

Monday, November 7th, 2016

NYT Charts Strategies for Auction Season in Face of Week Market

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Ed Vaizey Criticizes Left-Wing “Groupthink” in The Arts

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

UK Report Forecasts “Severe Social Divides” in Creative Fields Following Brexit Vote

Monday, October 31st, 2016

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 6th – 9th, 2016

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

AO Preview – Frieze London Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 6th – 9th, 2016

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Brexit Leaves Organizations on Hold for Funding

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

British MPs Propose Return of Elgin Marbles Post-Brexit Vote

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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