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Lehmann Maupin to Stage Show for Studio K.O.S.

March 21st, 2019

Lehmann Maupin will stage the first show dedicated to the K.O.S. artist collective following the death of founder Tim Rollins. The group is now known as Studio K.O.S.“We had been talking about this show since Tim passed away,” says Anna Stothart, the curatorial director of Lehmann Maupin. “We all knew that it was important to have K.O.S. be an active participant in the conceptualization of it, but also for it to represent Tim’s legacy and the future of K.O.S. What that required was some time, so that when we did do it, everyone could be involved and had time to grieve.”
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The Tate Will No Longer Accept Donations from Sackler Trust

March 21st, 2019

Following a meeting with its ethics committee, the Tate will no longer accept donations from the Sackler Trust. “The Sackler family has given generously to Tate in the past, as they have to a large number of U.K. arts institutions,” Tate said in a statement. “We do not intend to remove references to this historic philanthropy. However, in the present circumstances we do not think it right to seek or accept further donations from the Sacklers.”
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J. Tomilson Hill Joins Guggenheim Foundation Board

March 20th, 2019

Collector J. Tomilson Hill has joined the board of The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. “Tom is a skillful and deeply experienced leader in business and philanthropy, who will bring strategic insight and discerning guidance as a member of the Board,” said board chair William L. Mack and president Wendy Fisher in a joint statement. “Tom also is a founding member of the Guggenheim International Director’s Council, and he and his wife, Janine, are committed collectors and patrons of the arts. We look forward to working with Tom to advance the mission and vision of the Guggenheim.”
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Nan Goldin

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Nan One Month After Being Battered via Tate.
b. 1953
Lives and works in:

New York, Paris and London

Represented by:

Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

Education includes:

School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston/Tufts University BFA, Boston

Goldin is an American photographer who first received attention for her photographs of the gay and transvestite community in her first solo show exhibited in Boston.

Following her time in Boston, she moved to New York where she involved herself in the post-punk and new-wave music scenes, ultimately partaking in the Bowery’s drug culture.

Her most famous work, The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, was formed from photographs taken between 1979 and 1986 and depicts drug use, violent and aggressive human interaction and other autobiographical moments. Critics have frequently criticized her glamorization of heroin-culture and pioneering of the later-popular grunge style.

Other famous series are I’ll Be Your Mirror and All By Myself.

Initially produced at a time when most fine art galleries did not feature photography, her work is still most commonly displayed in a slideshow format. More recent work features a broader selection of subjects.
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Simon and Jessica in the shower Paris 2001, via Radio Libre.
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Kate Moss on her White Horse as Lady Godiva via The World’s Best Ever.

Wikipedia Entry

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