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Creative Time and Airbnb Team Up for Central Park Project

It was announced today that the Web 2.0 accommodations provider Airbnb is to be the “official Community Partner” for all of arts organization Creative Time’s 2015 projects, including “Drifting in Daylight,” an exhibition in Central Park premiering Friday, May 15. … Read More


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Thoma Foundation Awards First-Ever ‘Digital Arts’ Writing Prize

The Thoma Foundation, a Santa Fe and Chicago foundation established by Carl and Marilynn Thoma, has announced the winners of a new prize, the Thoma Foundation Arts Writing Fellowship Award, for writers who concentrate on covering digital art. The Thomas, … Read More


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Morning Links: ‘This Is Not An Error’ Edition

The net value of works in the Tiroche DeLeon Collection art fund, a fund which invests in contemporary art from developing countries, grew 5% in 2014, thanks to two works by Ai Weiwei: Forever (2003), bought in 2011 for $805,000 and … Read More


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Blum & Poe Plans to Go Carbon Neutral by 2016

Blum & Poe announced today in an email that it aims to become carbon neutral by the end of 2016, and that it has been “green-certified” by the Los Angeles-based nonprofit Arts: Earth Partnership. The gallery, which has branches in … Read More


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Kara Walker Didn’t Like Toni Morrison’s New Book, ‘God Help The Child’

The New York Times solicited artist Kara Walker (creator of last year’s now-iconic Domino Sugar Factory sugar sphinx) to review Toni Morrison’s latest work of fiction, God Help The Child—in Walker’s words, “a brisk modern-day fairy tale with shades of … Read More


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Outsider Art Fair Moves to New Locations in Paris and New York

The Outsider Art Fair, which will be held in Paris this fall and in New York next winter, has settled on new locations for both of its forthcoming iterations. In Paris, the fair will move to the Hôtel du Duc, … Read More


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Longtime Frieze PR Belinda Bowring Heads to Christie’s

Belinda Bowring, who has been head of communications for the Frieze Art Fair for nearly ten years, is moving to Christie’s, where she starts this week as head of public relations for postwar and contemporary art. She will be based in London. … Read More


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Warhol Museum Names Keny Marshall Director of Exhibitions

Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum announced today that it has tapped Keny Marshall to be its director of exhibitions. Marshall, “a consultant working with artists and museums to design, fabricate, and install interactive artworks and complex installation projects,” according to the … Read More


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Morning Links: Great Wall of China Edition

Chinese archeologists have found an additional six-mile stretch of the Great Wall on the border of the Gansu province and the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. [The Art Newspaper] Anri Sala was once again named France’s leading artist in a survey taken … Read More


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Rhizome Makes Pioneering ’90s Theresa Duncan Games Available Online

Starting today, a trio of interactive games created in the mid-’90s by the late American video game designer, blogger, filmmaker, and critic Theresa Duncan are available to play online via the digital arts organization Rhizome. Spearheaded by Rhizome archivist Dragan … Read More


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‘I Was Blinded By The Controversy’: Sally Mann Publishes An Excerpt From Her Forthcoming Memoir

The New York Times Magazine published an excerpt from photographer Sally Mann’s forthcoming memoir, “Hold Still: A Memoir With Photographs,” which will be out in May. Mann is best known—or is most infamous—for her third collection, “Immediate Family,” which first … Read More


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Gagosian No Longer Represents Rauschenberg Foundation

The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation is leaving Gagosian Gallery, which has represented the late artist’s work since a little after his death in 2008. The New York Times reports that the foundation will now be overseen by three galleries, spread out across the … Read More


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Morning Links: ‘Random Darknet Shopper’ Edition

Curator of the yet-to-open West Kowloon museum M+, Tobias Berger, who has worked there for the past four years, will leave in May to become head of the cultural center in Hong Kong’s Central Police Station (CPS). [The Art Newspaper] Democrats introduced two … Read More


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Alex Bag Is Holding Open Auditions for an ‘Infinite Jest’-Inspired ‘Sitcom’

Artist Alex Bag is looking for performers for her new project, according to an e-mail from Team Gallery, which represents the artist in New York. The gallery describes the new work as “a scripted sitcom-style show centering around four archetypal … Read More