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New work by Despina Stokou and Peter Shire for their upcoming group show "Auto-Correct."

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Derek Eller Gallery Is Opening A Pop-Up Space in L.A.

The art world is going west—or at least, bicoastal. Mainstays of the New York art world—the patently titled Venus Over Manhattan, Team Gallery, Maccarone—have (or soon will, in the latter case) put down roots in Los Angeles’ seemingly ever-growing art scene. … Read More


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Pyongyang propaganda poster.

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Morning Links: North Korean Propaganda Edition

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Ai Weiwei holding his new passport. AI WEIWEI/INSTAGRAM

England Overturns, Apologizes for Rejection of Ai Weiwei’s Six-Month Visa

Following yesterday’s news that Ai Weiwei would only get a 20-day British visa instead of the six-month business visa he asked for, England revoked that decision—the Chinese artist now has a six-month British visa, the Associated Press reported earlier today.The … Read More


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BAM's Peter Jay Sharp building.

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BAM Announces $25M Plan To Connect Its Three Spaces

Brooklyn Academy of Music has announced a $25 million construction project that will connect its three discrete spaces—the Beaux-Arts Peter Jay Sharp Building in Fort Greene (which replaced the original theater in 1908), the BAM Harvey Theater (1987), and the … Read More


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Thelma Golden. TIMOTHY GREENFIELD-SANDERS

Thelma Golden Joins Board of Directors at Barack Obama Foundation

The Barack Obama Foundation announced yesterday that Thelma Golden, the director and chief curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, will join its board of directors alongside political fundraiser Julianna Smoot and venture capitalist John Doerr.Golden has been affiliated with … Read More


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MoMA Is Doing a Robert Zemeckis Retrospective

The film department at the Museum of Modern Art in New York will screen the entire career of director Robert Zemeckis, including his new film The Walk, about Philippe Petit’s high-wire act between the twin towers of the World Trade … Read More


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Morning Links: The Shroud of Tom Cruise Edition

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James Cohan's Chelsea flagship.

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James Cohan Gallery Will Open A Third Location On The Lower East Side

The New York Times reports that James Cohan Gallery will open a third space—in addition to its Chelsea and Shanghai locations—in what used to be a fish market on the Lower East Side at 291 Grand Street, not far from … Read More


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Steina and Woody Vasulka, Golden Voyage, 1973, video. COURTESY ELECTRONIC ARTS INTERMIX (EAI), NEW YORK

The Broad MSU Announces a 50-Year Survey of Video Art, One of Michael Rush’s Final Shows

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University announced today that, in October, it will present “Moving Time: Video Art at 50, 1965-2015,” one of founding director Michael Rush’s final shows before his death in March. The … Read More


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The John F. Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts.

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Boeing Donates $20M To The Kennedy Center’s $100M Expansion Project

Boeing has announced that it will be donating $20 million to the Kennedy Center in support of its $100 million expansion project, continuing the company’s longstanding patronage of the performing arts center. The Washington Post reports that Boeing chairman W. … Read More


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Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond’s ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower to Become a Slide [UPDATED]

The number of works of art that double as amusement-park slides is fairly low, and surely many of those works are by Carsten Höller, whose corkscrewing Isometric Slides are currently on view at the Hayward Gallery, in London. Today, The … Read More


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Preview Seattle Art Fair 2015

The inaugural Seattle Art Fair opens Thursday, July 30, with an evening preview for invited guests. The fair will bring together 62 galleries from around the world to the lively art scene of the Pacific Northwest, attracting some of the … Read More


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Last week, Ai Weiwei Instagrammed himself holding his Chinese passport after authorities held it for four years. AI WEIWEI/INSTAGRAM

Visa Restrictions Prevent Ai Weiwei from Six-Month Stay in England

Despite having finally gotten his passport back after Chinese authorities held it for four years, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is still facing travel restrictions.Today, Ai Instagrammed a letter from British Embassy in Beijing telling him that he would be able … Read More


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Morning Links: Nicolas Cage Edition

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