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MoMA PS1 to Open Restaurant by Artist Chef Mina Stone

February 20th, 2019

MoMA PS1‘s M. Wells Dinette has announced its closure, to be replaced with a new venture by chef Mina Stone.  Stone is already a well-known name in the art world, regularly preparing meals for Urs Fischer’s studio. “I sit down, and like seeing a good work of art, I cannot do anything but enjoy it,” Fischer says of her food. “At times, her meals are true masterpieces! It’s like eating your favorite work of art. Shortly after, it’s all gone. Like a mirage.”
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Ai Weiwei Part of “Berlin, I Love You” Pulled from Final Cut

February 20th, 2019

Artist Ai Weiwei has had his contribution to the film Berlin, I Love You, pulled after concerns over distribution in China. “It was infuriating to find our involvement had been erased,” Ai said on Deutsche Welle television. “The reason we were given for the episode’s removal was that my political status had made it difficult for the production team to secure further funding.”
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NYT Charts Headaches No Deal Brexit Will Cause for British Art World

February 20th, 2019

The New York Times has a piece on the increasingly real possibility that Britain leave the EU without a deal, noting in particular the challenges it poses for London’s arts scene.  “If there is no deal, it means all shipments between Britain and the E.U. will be subject to customs clearance,” says Victor Khureya, executive operations director at Gander & White, a specialist fine-art shipping company, based in London.
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Marlene Dumas

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