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Simone Leigh Joins Hauser & Wirth

January 20th, 2020

Simone Leigh will head to Hauser & Wirth, Art News reports. “We are delighted and honored to have started working with Simone at the end of last year,” says Cristopher Canizares, a partner at Hauser & Wirth. “Hers is a powerful, profound, original voice, and we are looking forward to her first exhibition with the gallery in London in the fall during Frieze.”
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WSJ Journal Profiles New Space, The Momentary, a Satellite of Crystal Bridges

January 20th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal looks at the opening of The Momentary, a multidisciplinary arts space that is set inside a former Kraft cheese factory, and which serves as a satellite to the nearby Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. “We would love to create an art place…that talks about living artists, that doesn’t feel like a museum at all,” says director Lieven Bertels.
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Major Work by Thomas Wright of Derby to Leave UK After Failed Export Bar

January 20th, 2020

A major work by artist Joseph Wright of Derby, Two Boys with a Bladder (1769-70), will leave the UK for the J. Paul Getty Museum after a buyer was unable to be found. “We look forward to sharing this spectacular painting with our visitors and scholars in the context of our other 18th-century collections,” says director Timothy Potts.
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Ugo Rondinone

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