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New York – Juliana Huxtable: “There Are Certain Facts that Cannot Be Disputed” at MoMA for Performa 15, November 14th, 2015

Friday, November 20th, 2015

New York – Jesper Just and FOS “in the shadow/ of a spectacle/ is the view of the crowd” at 225 Liberty Street for Performa 15, November 13th, 2015

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Performa Opens in New York

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

New York Times Looks at Belgrade’s Thriving Performance Scene

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

MIT Lecturer and Artist Awaits Sentencing for Bank Robbery He Claims was Performance Art

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Chris Burden, Landmark Performance Artist and Sculptor, Passes Away at 69

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Marina Abramovic Brings New Performance to Art of Elysium Benefit

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Artist Tania Bruguera Arrested Over Protest Performance in Cuba

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Armory Announces 2015 Performance Schedule

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Ryan McNamara to Bring Performa Commission to Miami Beach

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

New York – Walead Beshty: “Performances Under Working Conditions” at Petzel Gallery Through October 4th, 2014

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Performa Founder RoseLee Goldberg Recaps Her Favorite Festival Moments

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Marina Abramovic’s Minimalist Performance “512 Hours” Opens at Serpentine

Friday, June 13th, 2014

James Franco Weighs in on Shia LeBeouf’s Public Performance

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Ryan McNamara Wins McLaren Award at Performa 13

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Tate Modern Prepares Live Performance Art Website

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

AO On-Site – “A Surrealism Salon,” organized by Performa’s Young Visionaries and hosted by Lia Chavez, Monday, July 29th

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Performa Announces 2013 Commissions

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Jay-Z Dances with Marina Abramovic During Performance at Pace Gallery in New York

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

MoMA Appoints Stuart Corner as Chief Curator of Media and Performance

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

Performance Steps into the Art Fair Spotlight

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Tate Modern Protests Incorporate Performance Over BP Oil Spill

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Tilda Swinton Appears in Surprise Performance Piece at MoMA

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Tate Modern to Host Performance Work Featuring 400 Female Political Activists

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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Portuguese Museum Director Resigns Over Alleged Censorship of Mapplethorpe Show

September 25th, 2018

Robert Mapplethorpe, via Art NewsThe Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto, Portugal is currently embroiled in controversy, after Artistic Director João Ribas resigned over alleged censorship of a Robert Mapplethorpe show. “The proposal of the exhibition was to present the works of an explicit sexual nature in an area with restricted access, given the tenor of several exhibited works and being that Serralves is an institution visited annually by almost a million people of all backgrounds, ages and nationalities, including thousands of children and hundreds of schools,” the institution said in a statement. “The foundation considered that the visiting public should be alerted, in accordance with the legislation in force.”
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Thelma Golden Profiled in LA Times

September 25th, 2018

Thelma Golden, via LA TimesThe LA Times profiles Thelma Golden, and the work she has done to build Harlem’s Studio Museum into a landmark American institution. “Often, it makes me laugh when people who have never been to the museum would come visit,” she says.  “The two things people would often say is that they thought I’d be taller and that the museum would be much bigger.”
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Joan Mitchell Piece Expected to Break Auction Record Come November

September 25th, 2018

Joan Mitchell, 12 Hawks at 3 O’Clock, via Art Market MonitorA Joan Mitchell painting from the estate of Barney Ebsworth is anticipated to break the artist’s auction record, estimated to sell at $14 million to $16 million.  The work will hit the auction block at Christie’s New York in November.
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