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Market Thrives for Kerry James Marshall

June 19th, 2018

Kerry James Marshall, via NPRThe Art Newspaper looks at the thriving popularity of the work of Kerry James Marshall, after a record-breaking auction price drove new interest in his work, and a rampant demand for pieces, including those about to go on view at a show at David Zwirner’s London location. “We might not even keep a waiting list for the exhibition,” Zwirner says. “It’s going to be very hard to get a painting from that show, that’s for sure.”
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Theaster Gates Asks Collectors: “Support Artists That Live in Your Cities”

June 19th, 2018

Theaster Gates, via The GuardianTheaster Gates made a statement on supporting young artists in remarks last night at a party in Basel, asking collectors to support young artists making and selling their work. “You guys, I know that I’m the byproduct of people saying yes when they didn’t know me, saying yes at my potential and the possibility of the thing,” he said. “Throwing small dinners with me with five people that has turned into dinners for 200. I’m just grateful.”
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Art Newspaper Looks at Costs and Rewards of Major Art Prizes

June 19th, 2018

Glasgow-born artist Susan Philipsz is congratulated by friends and family after hearing that she has won the Turner Prize 2010, at the Tate Britain gallery, in central LondonA piece in Art Newspaper this week asks if arts awards really carry many of the benefits for winners that they claim, looking at a range of examples including a recent protest by a group of artists nominated for Germany’s Berlin Nationalgalerie Prize. “There is an unspoken assumption that the participants are likely to be remunerated by the market as a result of being nominated for or winning the prize,” the artists nominated for this prize said in an open statement. “We know that this is not always the case. The logic of artists working for exposure feeds directly into the normalization of the unregulated pay structures ubiquitous in the art field.”
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

770 NE 125th Street
North Miami, Florida 33161
305-893-6211
Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 5pm
Sunday Noon – 5pm
Monday Closed
Last Friday of the Month 7pm – 10pm
$5 Adults
$3 Students and Seniors
Free for children under 12 and North Miami residents
By donation on Tuesday

MoCA in North Miami opened its 23,000 square foot building in February 1996 and shows around 10 exhibitions each year. The museum’s permanent collection is comprised of over 400 works, including artists such as John Baldessari, Dan Flavin, Dennis Oppenheim, Gabriel Orozco and Raymond Pettibon.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Karen Kilimnik
September 7 – November 11, 2007
Jorge Pardo
December 4, 2007 – March 2, 2008
Enoc Perez
December 6, 2007 – March 22, 2008