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Swiss Farmer Wins Contest to Show Picasso on His Barn

April 18th, 2019

A Swiss farmer, Hanspeter Benz has won a competition by the Fondation Beyeler to hang a Picasso in his barn for 24 hours. The work was shown in Benz’s barn on April 16th.
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Chicago Artists Coalition Releases List of Micro-Grant Recipients

April 18th, 2019

The Chicago Artists Coalition has unveiled its list of 15 Chicago-based artists who will receive its first-ever round of micro-grants, which come with unrestricted purses of $2,000 each.  “We have truly visionary artists living and working in every neighborhood across the city. We hope that this new line of support will help bring some of their visions to life, for their individual benefit and that of their broader communities,” says Tracie D. Hall, director of the Joyce Foundation’s culture program.
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Anne Pasternak Gives Tour of Her BK Museum Office

April 18th, 2019

Brooklyn Museum head Anne Pasternak gives NY Magazine a tour of her office, showcasing her art collection, which includes work by Kiki Smith and Kara Walker, and shares a story about a graffiti artist showing up to paint part of her wall.  “So one day he shows up in a clown outfit, complete clown outfit, doesn’t say a word, has a bucket with spray paint in it, puts down a tarp, paints for twenty minutes and leaves, never said a word,” she says.
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Marlborough

40 W 57th Street
New York, NY 10019

545 W 25th Street
New York, NY 10011

6 Albemarle Street
London W1S 4BY

Orfila, 5
28010 Madrid

Quai Antoine 1er
MC 98000, Monaco

Nueva Costanera 3723
Vitacure, Santiago, Chile

212-541-4900
212-541-4948

Marlborough was initially founded in London in 1946 by Frank Lloyd and Harry Fischer. Since then, the gallery has opened locations in New York, Madrid, Monaco and Chile, further expanding its scope into the international contemporary art scene.