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Matthew Barney to Reprise 1991 Works from “Blind Perineum” at Gladstone

July 24th, 2016

Matthew-Barney-at-his-studio-in-New-YorkGladstone Gallery will reprise the sculpture and video of Matthew Barney’s 1991 performance Blind Perineum this fall, a piece in which the artist scaled across the ceiling of the space using ice picks.  “There are vast numbers of artists and other interested people who have heard about it but have never seen it,” Barbara Gladstone. “People think the performance was in front of an audience, but it never was.”
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Rashid Johnson Appointed to Guggenheim Board

July 24th, 2016

Rashid JohnsonArtist Rashid Johnson has joined the board of the Guggenheim Museum, making him the first artist appointed to the position since the museum’s founding.  “The collective wisdom of the museum’s board will be considerably widened and deepened with Rashid Johnson’s joining,” says director Richard Armstrong.


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Kanye West to Perform at Watermill Center Benefit

July 24th, 2016

Kanye West, via NYTKanye West will give a guest performance at next week’s Watermill Center Benefit, an event to help fund the institution’s continued expansion and library construction.  “If we lose our history, we lose our memory,” artistic director Robert Wilson says. “So we try to have here some awareness of what happened in the past.”
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