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“Art Detective” Arthur Brand Interviewed in The Independent

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Spanish Court Rules Against Dalí Foundation Protection of Artist’s Image

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Los Angeles – “Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947-2016” at Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel Through September 4th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Charges Against Russian Performance Artist Changed to Attack on “Cultural Site”

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Mexico City — “xylañynu. taller de los viernes.” Gabriel Orozco, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Damián Ortega, Gabriel Kuri and Dr. Lakra at Kurimanzutto Through March 17th, 2016

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist, Modern and Art of the Surreal Evening Sales, February 2nd 2016

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Harvard Allowing Students to Rent Prints from Collection

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Anish Kapoor Covers Versailles Graffiti in Gold Leaf

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Shepard Fairey Work Causes Concerns for Detroit Building Owner

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Court Orders Anish Kapoor to Repair Defaced Versailles Work

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Anish Kapoor Sculpture Defaced Again at Versailles, Artist Considers Leaving Work Defaced

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

New York: Jean-Michel Basquiat: “The Unknown Notebooks” at The Brooklyn Museum Through August 23rd, 2015

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Shepard Fairey Arrested in Los Angeles

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Damien Hirst Installs Large-Scale Sculpture Outside London’s Gherkin Tower

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Versailles – Anish Kapoor at Versailles Palace Through November 1st, 2015

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 23rd, 2015

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

New York – Piotr Uklanski: “Fatal Attraction” at The Met Through August 16th, 2015

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Works Seized in Brazil’s Petrobas Investigation Donated to Oscar Niemeyer Museum

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Evening Sales, February 3rd, 2015

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

AO Auction Preview – London: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, February 3rd and 4th, 2015

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Yayoi Kusama Interviewed in The Telegraph

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Jeremy Deller: “English Magic” at The Hirshhorn Through August 31st, 2014

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Jeff Koons Talks With Charlie Rose

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

London – Jenny Saville: “Oxyrhynchus” at Gagosian Gallery, through July 26th 2014

Saturday, July 26th, 2014
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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