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Mark Beasley Appointed First-Ever Curator for Media and Performance at Hirshhorn Musuem

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Ulay Revisits His 1976 Art Heist Performance in Berlin

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Fiac Launching Performance Art Festival in Conjunction with Louvre

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Theaster Gates to Curate New Performance Series at Hirshhorn

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Jerome Bêl Launching Performance Featuring MoMA Staff This Fall

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Jeffrey Deitch to Open Former Space with Performances by Eddie Peake

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Greek Museum’s Performance Art Show a Hit for Somber Themes

Monday, April 11th, 2016

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

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Performance Artist Ulay to Perform in NYC This May for First Time in 30 Years

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Performa Announces New Leadership and Board of Directors

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Shia LeBeouf Interviewed in Guardian On Interest in Performance Art

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

New York – Jennifer Bornstein “New Rubbing and Psychological and Performance Tests”at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise – Through December 6, 2015

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

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
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Sotheby’s Launches Financial Services Division

September 23rd, 2020

Sotheby’s is launching a new financial services division, with Alexander Klabin as Executive Chairman. A statement from Klabin emphasized his role as helping “to accelerate the future of authenticated asset-based finance.” 
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Guggenheim Acquires Maurizio Cattelan’s “Comedian”

September 22nd, 2020

The Guggenheim has received Maurizio Cattelan‘s iconic banana work Comedian, shown last year at Art Basel Miami Beach, as an anonymous gift.  “We are grateful recipients of the gift of ‘Comedian,’ a further demonstration of the artist’s deft connection to the history of modern art,” says museum director, Richard Armstrong. “Beyond which, it offers little stress to our storage.”
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Gerhard Richter Designs Stained Glass Windows for German Abbey

September 22nd, 2020

Gerhard Richter has created a series of impressive stained glass windows for Tholey Abbey in Germany. “Abstract art is not normally my thing,” says Abbot Mauritius Choriol. “But you don’t need to be an art expert to appreciate the qualities of these.”
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