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Jacolby Satterwhite Joins Mitchell-Innes and Nash

July 13th, 2018

Jacolby Satterwhite, via Art NewsJacolby Satterwhite is joining Mitchell-Innes and Nash, Art News reports. “I was first introduced to the work at the Studio Museum in 2012 and was drawn to the rigorous and subversive nature of his practice, both aesthetically and conceptually,”says Lucy Mitchell-Innes. 
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Small Fire Breaks Out at Paula Cooper Gallery

July 13th, 2018

Paula Cooper, via Art NewsA fire at Paula Cooper Gallery’s Chelsea space has led to an inspection to make sure works in storage were not damaged by smoke, Art News reports. “The fire marshall is here trying to determine what caused the fire,” Cooper said. “It started this morning and it was contained. No one got hurt, fortunately, and it didn’t spread. It was contained in our storage room.”
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Landmark Blinky Palermo Work to Return to New York

July 13th, 2018

Blinky Palermo, Manhattan, (1976-77), via David ZwirnerBlinky Palermo’s To the People of New York City (1976) will return to New York City after thirty years, going on view this fall at Dia.  “To the People of New York City has often been described as the most influential work of Palermo’s short but remarkable career—representing a complex investigation into the formal language of Minimalism and the legacy of abstraction, while foreshadowing the paradigms of Conceptual practice. In the context of Dia’s rich collection of work by both Palermo and his peers, this presentation will foster important and in-depth engagement with this artist’s rarely exhibited work,” said Jessica Morgan, Dia’s Nathalie de Gunzburg Director.
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Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

4-4-1 Miyoshi
Koutou-ku, Tokyo, 135-0022
Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 6pm
Friday evening 6pm – 9pm
¥500 Adult
¥400 College Students
¥250 High School Students and Seniors
Free for childrenSeparate admission charges for temporary exhibitions

The museum was the first public contemporary art museum in Tokyo when it opened in 1995. They exhibit a large collection of post-war Japanese art, as well as international work. Expansive spaces in this architecturally modern building lend themselves to sizable installations, and the museum exhibits a variety of post-war Japanese art, as well as international work. While most of the space is utilized for temporary exhibits, the permanent collection includes works by artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and David Hockney, as well as a survey of modern Japanese artists.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Yukihisa Isobe: A Retrospective
July 28 – September 30, 200
June 2 – January 20, 2008
MOT Annual 2008: With or Without Images
February 9 – April 13, 2008
Tadashi Kawamata
February 9 – April 13, 2008