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Grayson Perry Interviewed in NYT

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Grayson Perry Set to Open Show at Serpentine Gallery

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Grayson Perry Consulting on Affordable Artist Studios in Dagenham

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Grayson Perry and Gillian Wearing Reflect on New Generation of Young British Artists

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Grayson Perry Creates Large Ceramic Phallus to Represent Worldview of High Finance

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Grayson Perry’s House Set to be Unveiled in Essex

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Grayson Perry on Front Cover of The Guardian Magazine

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Grayson Perry Designs Special Home in Essex

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Grayson Perry Publishes Autobiographical New Book

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Grayson Perry Unveils Scrotal Sac Handbag

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Grayson Perry Calls Contemporary Art “Rubbish”

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Grayson Perry Interviewed in Financial Times

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

UK Artists Anish Kapoor, Tracey Emin, Grayson Perry and David Hockney Create Works to Give Queen Elizabeth for Diamond Jubilee

Friday, December 14th, 2012

London: Grayson Perry 'The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman' at the British Museum extended through February 26, 2012

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Art News – Grayson Perry Named Royal Academician

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

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

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

British Airways Partners with Tate for In-Flight Arts Channel

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

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

Friday, May 16th, 2014

AO on Site – London: Frieze Artfair Preview, October 16th, 2013

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Victoria Miro Interviewed in Financial Times

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

New York – Jake and Dinos Chapman: “Insult to Injury” at Yoshii Gallery, through June 29th, 2013

Friday, June 28th, 2013

AO On Site – London: Frieze and Frieze Masters Art Fairs at Regent’s Park, Through October 14th

Friday, October 12th, 2012

AO Newslink

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

AO Newslink

Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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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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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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