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Freedman Fitzpatrick Opening Paris Location

January 16th, 2018

Freedman Fitzpatrick, via Art NewsLos Angeles gallery Freedman Fitzpatrick is opening a new location in Paris, Art News reports. “Paris is really similar to L.A. in that way,” Robbie Fitzpatrick says. “A lot of artists are moving there from all over. It’s manifesting itself as a dynamic city that has a lot of possibility to explore, on top of already being an incredibly important city for culture, historically.”
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NYT Looks at Current Art Projects Using Cryptocurrency Technologies

January 15th, 2018

Richard Prince's ready made token, via NYTThe New York Times takes a look at recent blockchain authorization technology, and fine art projects that have explored the blockchain as both a performative space and a place for authenticating ownership for work. “It’s early days, but this could happen in the blossoming art space as well. The blockchain is an entirely new medium for art,” Mack Flavelle, a developer and artist behind one project called CryptoKitties. 
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Artists, Curators and Directors Pen Open Letter Over Documenta Controversy

January 15th, 2018

Documenta, via Art NewspaperA group of art world professionals have penned an open letter over Kassel’s plans for the future of Documenta, expressing concern over the resignation of director Annette Kulenkampff.  The letter challenges the assertion that there “has been no proof whatsoever of (Kulenkampff’s) culpability” for the program’s budget deficits “which arose through a program concept for which all parties shared responsibility.”
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George Condo

George Condo- image via www.artnet.com

George Condo- image via www.artnet.com

George Condo has exhibited extensively in both the United States and Europe. He has been included in numerous shows at The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, The Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Mexico, Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France, Stalliche Kunthstalle Baden-Baden, Germany, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands, and The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland. His work is in the permanent collections of major institutions including The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York and the Albright-Knox Museum in Buffalo, New York.

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George Condo “The Sandman” 2007 Oil on canvas via www.newyorker.com

George Condo “The Sandman” 2007 Oil on canvas.

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The Smiling Sea Captain- image via www.crowndozen.com

The Smiling Sea Captain- image via www.crowndozen.com

The Queen image via www.thisislondon.co.uk/arts

The Queen

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"Abstract Composition in Blue" 1998, Silkscreen via www.castkillartsociety.org

“Abstract Composition in Blue” 1998, Silkscreen.

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