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Antony Gormley Sculptures Vandalized in Sefton

June 24th, 2017

Antony Gormley, via The GuardianA series of Antony Gormley sculptures on Crosby Beach outside Liverpool have been vandalized with brightly colored graffiti, The Guardian reports. “We want everyone to enjoy and interact with the impressive Antony Gormley statues on Crosby beach, which are synonymous with Sefton,” a spokesman says. “However, following this incident, we have been contacted directly by Mr Gormley with a view of removing these permanent decorations which we will now look into.”
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Documenta 14 Organizers Opening Second Satellite Show in Angola

June 24th, 2017

Ibrahim Mahama, Check Point Sekondi Loco, via Art NewsThe organizers of this year’s Documenta 14 are expanding the exhibition to a satellite exhibition in Luanda, Angola, where they will show a series of works by artists of African descent. “The last decade or so has seen the increased prominence of artists from Africa exhibiting across the contemporary artistic platform in the West,” says Congolese collector Sindika Dokolo, who is helping to fund the project. “I am delighted to help in initiating this opportunity of showing the African artists being exhibited in Documenta 14 for the first time on the continent.”
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Nicholas Serota’s Impact on Tate Profiled in The Guardian

June 23rd, 2017

Nicholas Serota, via The GuardianThe Guardian charts Nicholas Serota’s impact on the Tate during his tenure as its leader, and the challenges the institution faces in the years ahead as it seeks to continue the momentum he created.  “Beginning to get the momentum going, to turn the battleship – that was the most difficult thing,” he says of his efforts.
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Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

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Galleries are closed Christmas Day but are open 11 AM – 5 PM December 26 – December 31 (including Tuesday, December 30).
Galleries are closed New Year’s Day, and open 11 AM – 5 PM January 2 – January 5.

Summer Hours (June 26, 2009 through September 9, 2009)
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Galleries ARE open July 4 and Labor Day 10 – 6.

Tours (free with gallery admission)

    Through June 27, 2009

  • Weekdays: 2:00 p.m.
  • Weekends: noon and 3:00 p.m.
    June 27 – September 8

  • Weekdays: 11 a.m., 1 , 2, and 4 p.m.
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Kidspace
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Admission
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$10 students
$5 children 6–16
Free for children 5 and under
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Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Simon Starling: The Nanjing Particles
Dec. 13, 2008-Oct. 31, 2009
These Days: Elegies for Modern Times
Apr. 4, 2009-Feb. 28, 2010
George Cochrane: Long Time Gone
Opens May 23, 2009