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New York artist Dash Snow dies from drug overdose at 27

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

2009 Venice Biennale – Art Observed summary of press preview weekend

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Go See – New York: Francis Bacon – A Centenary Retrospective at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Through August 16, 2009

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Go See: Franz West’s “To Build a House You Start with the Roof: Work, 1972 – 2008” at the LACMA, Los Angeles, through 7 June, 2009

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

Go See: Marnie Weber ‘The Bondage of Decay’ at Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York, through June 6, 2009

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Go See: The Generational: Younger Than Jesus at The New Museum, through 5 July, 2009

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

Go See: Jenny Holzer’s ‘PROTECT PROTECT’ at the Whitney Museum of American Art, through May 31, 2009

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

Murakami Coming to Brooklyn Museum

Saturday, January 5th, 2008

Yue Minjun’s first U.S. museum show to open October 14th

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

Cai Guo-Qiang Mid-Career Retrospective @ Guggenheim Museum

Monday, September 10th, 2007

Go See – New York: Hiroshi Sugimoto, The Day After at Pace Gallery through December 24, 2010

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Go See – New York (With Video): Yoshitomo Nara "Nobody's Fool" at the Asia Society through January 2, 2011

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Pipilotti Rist

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

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

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Met Announces Plans for Former Whitney Building, Set to Open in May

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

London – Duane Hanson at The Serpentine Gallery Through September 13th, 2015

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

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

Friday, April 24th, 2015

London – John Baldessari: “Pictures & Scripts” at Marian Goodman Gallery Through April 25th, 2015

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

AO Preview – New York: Armory Week, March 3rd – 8th, 2015

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

New York – Dan Colen: “Miracle Paintings” at Gagosian Gallery, through October 18th 2014

Friday, September 19th, 2014

London – Giuseppe Penone: “Circling” at Gagosian Gallery Through May 31st, 2014

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

New York – Raymond Pettibon: “Are Your Motives Pure? Surfers 1985-2013” at Venus Over Manhattan Through May 17th, 2014

Friday, May 16th, 2014

New York – Carrie Mae Weems: “Three Decades of Photography” at The Guggenheim Through May 14th, 2014

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

New York – Urs Fischer: “last supper” and “mermaid, pig, bro w/hat” at Gagosian Gallery Through May 8th, 2014

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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United States Artists Reveals 2019 Fellows List

January 22nd, 2019

Juliana Huxtable, There Are Certain Facts that Cannot Be Disputed (2015), via Rae Wang for Art ObservedChicago nonprofit United States Artists has released its list of 2019 fellows, each receiving an unrestricted $50,000 cash prize, including filmmaker Nuotama Frances Bodomo (who was featured in ARTnews’s “Africa Now” issue), Juliana Huxtable, Wu Tsang and Simone Leigh
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Met Reviewing Gift Acceptance Policies After Sackler Lawsuit

January 22nd, 2019

Sackler Wing of The Met, via Art NewspaperFollowing the ongoing controversy involving the Sackler family’s gifts to many American institutions and their ties to the drug OxyContinn, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is re-assessing its gift acceptance policy, the Art Newspaper reports. “The Sackler family has been connected with The Met for more than a half century,” says museum president Daniel Weiss. “The Met is currently engaging in a further review of our detailed gift acceptance policies, and we will have more to report in due course.”
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Haus der Kunst Appoints Commission of Experts to Oversee Museum

January 22nd, 2019

Haus der Kunnst, via Art NewspaperMunich’s Haus der Kunst has appointed an expert commission to oversee programming and strategy following turbulent months after the departure of Okwui Enwezor. The commission will “support the curatorial team and play an advisory and monitoring role concerning both content and feasibility of planned projects,” according to a statement. 
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