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Go See (with Video): Nate Lowman “A Dog From Every County” exhibition at Maccarone, through March 28, 2009

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

Go See: The Glamour Project group show at Lehmann Maupin in New York, through March 21, 2009

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

AO ON SITE: RxArt- The Party 2008, Thursday, November 18th, Milk Gallery, New York City

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

AO On Site: WHITNEY BIENNIAL 2008

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Whitney 2008 Biennial Artists Announced

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007
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Whitney to Open January 20th on “Pay-What-You-Wish” Basis

January 17th, 2017

Outside the New Whitney Museum, via Art ObservedThe Whitney has announced today that it will open on January 20th on a “pay-what-you-wish” basis, turning the space into a site for dialogues on the current state of America and American politics through a speak-out organized by arts collective Occupy Museums, and open discussions.  
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Maria Balshaw’s Tate Directorship Approved by Prime Minister

January 17th, 2017

maria-balshaw-via-the-guardianMaria Balshaw’s appointment as Tate Director has been confirmed by the Prime Minister, putting her in a leadership position for the British art world.  “I am honored to be asked by the trustees of Tate to become the new director,” Balshaw said.  “Under Nicholas Serota’s leadership, Tate has changed forever how we all think about art and artists and has made visual art a central part of a vibrant cultural life in the UK. I am tremendously excited to be leading Tate in the next chapter of its life. I look forward to developing Tate’s reputation as the most artistically adventurous and culturally inclusive gallery in the world.”
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Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Flees Russian After Sexual Assault Allegations

January 17th, 2017

Pyotr Pavlensky, via Art NewspaperRussian protest artist Pyotr Pavlensky has fled Russia following accusations of sexual assault that the artist deemed a “denunciation,” pointing to his recent works, including setting the doors of the FSB security service headquarters on fire, as cause for the accusations.  “A system of informing and reporting on others is re-emerging in Russia, showing that totalitarianism is setting in again,” he said.
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