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From Aaaaa! to ZZZap!: Michael Mandiberg on His Plan to Print Wikipedia

‘I’m trying to figure out the smallest move I can make in order to transform something’ Read More


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Morning Links: 3D Rice Paddy Art Edition

The Morgan Library and Museum has named Roger S. Wieck, an expert in medieval books of Hours, as head of its department of medieval and renaissance manuscripts. [Artforum]Kerstin Bräsch at Kunstverein Arnsberg. [Contemporary Art Daily]Guggenheim Helsinki’s winning design, titled “Art in the City,” was announced at … Read More


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Outsider Art Fair Releases Exhibitor List for Expanded Paris Edition

Today the Outsider Art Fair announced the dealers that will appear in its third annual edition in Paris, at the Hôtel Du Duc, a chateau once owned by the Duke de Morny (a new location), from October 22 to 25. The fair, … Read More


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Likeo Shiga, Rasen Kaigan 45, chromogenic color print mounted to dibond. COURTESY THE ARTIST/©2015 THE ARTIST

MoMA Announces Artist List for ‘New Photography 2015’

The Museum of Modern Art announced today that, for the 30th anniversary of its “New Photography” exhibition, the annual showcase for emerging photographers will become a biannual affair and include more artists. This year’s edition features 19 artists from 14 … Read More


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Director of the Met Thanks LG Electronics for Lowering Height of New Headquarters

Thomas P. Campbell, the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, released a statement today thanking LG Electronics for its decision to lower the height of its proposed new headquarters in Englewood Cliffs. An earlier plan had drawn the … Read More


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Report: IVAM, Valencia’s Modern Art Museum, Juiced Attendance Numbers, Overpaid for Art

According to an audit by the regional government of Valencia, Spain, the Institut Valencià d’Art Modern (IVAM) has been less than virtuous on a number of fronts in recent years, inflating its annual attendance by more than a million people and overpaying … Read More


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Eugenio Valdés Figueroa.

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Eugenio Valdés Figueroa Named Director and Chief Curator of the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation

Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, the founder and president of Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), has named curator and critic Eugenio Valdés Figueroa as the foundation’s new director and chief curator, succeeding Jesús Fuenmayor.An expert on Latin American and contemporary art, Cuban-born Valdés … Read More


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A drawing by Adrián Villar Rojas, currently on view at the Palais de Tokyo.

Adrián Villar Rojas Wins the Prix Canson for Works on Paper

Last night, at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, the Fonds Canson pour l’Art et le Papier announced that Argentine artist Adrián Villar Rojas has won its 2015 Prix Canson for his work on paper. This year’s other finalists were Mithu … Read More


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Auctionata Bets Monet Seller That It Can Outperform Amazon, With Proceeds Going to Charity

Auctionata’s “Fine Arts Week” online art auctions, which offer Old Master and 19th-century paintings as well as Impressionist, modern, and contemporary works, seem to be off to a fine start. On June 20, the company set a new record for its sales, moving an enamel, … Read More


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Miriam Schapiro, Big OX, 1967, acrylic on canvas. COURTESY FLOMENHAFT GALLERY

Miriam Schapiro, a Leader of the Feminist Art Movement, Dies at 91

Painter, sculptor, and printmaker Miriam Schapiro, who helped spearhead the feminist art movement in the 1970s, inspiring generations of artists, died on June 20 at age 91 after a long illness. She is survived by her son, Peter von Brandenburg.Schapiro, who sometimes … Read More


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Bloomberg Philanthropies Announce Winners of Public Art Challenge Grant; Theaster Gates Among the Artists

Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the four American cities chosen as the winners of its first-ever Public Art Challenge grant: Los Angeles; Spartanburg, South Carolina; Gary, Indiana; and a collaborative made up of Albany, Schenectady and Troy in New York. Each will receive … Read More


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Morning Links: David Shrigley–Designed Soccer Mascot Edition

Jonathan Jones on why the new David Shrigley–designed mascot for the Scottish soccer team Partick Thistle is “art at its best.” [The Guardian]The Guggenheim Helsinki has officially unveiled its design, by Moreau Kusunoki Architectes. [The New York Times]Protests at MoMA … Read More


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Aby Rosen.

A ‘Walrusy’ Aby Rosen Is in This Week’s New Yorker

This week’s New Yorker has a brief story about Aby Rosen, the real-estate investor, art collector, and landlord known for battling with some well-known tenants. This week, Emma Allen has a story about roaming the Bowery with Rosen, whom she describes as … Read More


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The Met Posts the Second Season of Its Online Video Series ‘The Artist Project’

Earlier today, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York posted the second season of The Artist Project on its website. As with its first season, the online video series features 20 contemporary artists discussing works in the Met’s encyclopedic … Read More