Design group Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator sculpture, originally deemed too lewd for an installation outside the Louvre, will go on view outside the Centre Pompidou.“To have this major piece in front of the Pompidou is a victory,” says Julien Lombrail, director of the London-based gallery Carpenters Workshop, which represents the artists. “It’s an incredible moment for Paris and the public when we have so many issues surrounding art and censorship. It’s important for us to engage for the future.”
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Anita and Poju Zabludovicz
*Anita and Poju Zabludovicz are a London-based art couple. She is the driving force behind a new space called 176 in Chalk Farm that opens in September. It will house their collection of more than 1,000 works and three site-specific exhibitions per year. The opening show ” an Archaelogy” will include a new commission by Indian artist Rina Banerjee, based on a 176 residency.
* From The New York Times.