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Maurizio Cattelan’s Toilet Piece to Come Down at Guggenheim

August 21st, 2017

Cattelan's Toilet, via NYTMaurizio Cattelan’s golden toilet work, titled America, will conclude its popular installation run at the Guggenheim Museum on September, exactly one year after it was installed. “When the sculpture comes off view on September 15, [Donald] Trump will have been in office for 238 days, a term marked by scandal and defined by the deliberate rollback of countless civil liberties, in addition to climate-change denial that puts our planet in peril,” curator Nancy Spector says of the piece.
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Donald Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Honors

August 21st, 2017

donald-trump-via-art-newspaperDonald and Melania Trump will skip this year’s Kennedy Center Honors, the New York Times reports. “In choosing not to participate in this year’s Honors activities,” Kennedy Center leadership, David M. Rubenstein and Deborah F. Rutter, wrote, “the administration has graciously signaled its respect for the Kennedy Center and ensures the Honors gala remains a deservingly special moment for the honorees.”
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Artist Cai Guo-Qiang Gives NYT Tour of New Jersey Home

August 21st, 2017

Cai Guo-Qiangs New Jersey Home, via NYTThe New York Times takes a tour of artist Cai Guo-Qiang’s Chester, N.J home this week, designed by Frank Gehry.  ‘‘An artist is like a cook,’’ Cai says, ‘‘who needs not only the dining area but also the kitchen.’’
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