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Whitney Museum of American Art

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

Whitney Curator Barbara Haskell Profiled in NYT

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Adrienne Edwards Tapped as New Performance Curator at Whitney

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

AO Preview – Miami Art Week in Miami Beach, December 5th – 10th, 2017

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Whitney Acquires 32 Works from Whitney Biennial

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Laura Owens Releases Over 600-page Monograph for Whitney Show

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Whitney Unveils David Hammons Work for Piers

Friday, October 6th, 2017

New Plans for Public Art Emerge from Ashes of Barry Diller’s Hudson Island Proposal

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

AO On-Site – Chicago: EXPO Chicago Art Fair, September 13th – 17th, 2017

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Dread Scott Flag Work Goes into Collections of Several Major Museums

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Water Mill, NY — John Graham: “Maverick Modernist” at The Parrish Art Museum Through July 30, 2017

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Martine Syms, Cauleen Smith Join Staff at CalArts

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Alexander Calder’s “Activators” at Whitney Show Profiled in NYY

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

AO On-Site – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, June 19th, 2017

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

William Pope L. Wins 2017 Bucksbaum Award at Whitney Biennial

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Whitney Museum Appoints Kim Conaty as Curator of Drawings and Prints

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

AO Preview – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 7th, 2017.

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Annual Art Newspaper Attendance Survey Sees Christo Installation as World’s Most Visited Artwork for 2016

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

New York — Bjarne Melgaard: “The Casual Pleasure of Disappointment” at Red Bull Arts New York Through April 9th, 2017

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Whitney Facing Backlash Over Inclusion of Dana Schutz Painting

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Whitney Director Adam Weinberg Issues Statement on N.E.A. Funding

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

New York – The 2017 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum, Through June 11th, 2017

Monday, March 20th, 2017

W Magazine Profiles Curators Behind Whitney Biennial

Friday, March 17th, 2017
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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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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