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L.A.’s Mistake Room Will Honor Isaac Julien at First Biennial Fundraiser

Los Angeles nonprofit the Mistake Room will hold its first biennial fundraising event on March 28, which will “celebrate a philanthropist and an artist whose unique contributions have had a profound and lasting impact on the world at large,” according … Read More


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Life-Size Marble Statue Of A Crucified Pete Doherty To Be Displayed At London Church

According to an article in today’s edition of The Independent, a life size marble statue of notorious Libertines frontman Pete Doherty is set to be displayed at a new art exhibition (titled “Stations Of The Cross”) at London’s St. Marylebone Parish … Read More


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Studio Museum in Harlem Hires Director of Institutional Advancement

Hallie S. Hobson will begin a new role as the Studio Museum’s director of institutional advancement, managing development and fundraising. Hobson worked at the Studio Museum from 2005 to 2007, before leaving for development positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art … Read More


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Art+Feminism Group Announces Second Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Following last year’s massively successful edition, the Art+Feminism group has announced a second Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, designed to start closing Wikipedia’s gender gap, for March 7. Last year, the Edit-a-Thon brought together 600 volunteers at Eyebeam and 30 satellite locations across … Read More


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A New Cryptocurrency Enters the Art Market: BitchCoin

Artist Sarah Meyohas launched her own personal cryptocurrency on Sunday night in the Financial District at Trinity Place, a bar located across from the birthplace of the Occupy movement, Zuccotti Park. Called BitchCoin, perhaps a feminist play on the name … Read More


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Morning Links: Edvard Munch Edition

The Edvard Munch Award is set to return after a hiatus of nearly a decade. [The Art Newspaper] Musée Maillol in Paris shuts its doors indefinitely on its 20th birthday, due to falling attendance and rising debts. [The Art Newspaper] … Read More


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Exclusive Images of Fiona Hall’s Work for the Australian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

Artists’ projects for national pavilions at the Venice Biennale, the 56th edition of which opens on May 9, are generally kept tightly under wraps, but ARTnews can reveal some exclusive images of Fiona Hall’s project for the Australian Pavilion. The Australian … Read More


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Jacek Malczewski,  Melancholia (Melancholy), 1890–94, Oil on canvas, 54 ¾" × 94 ½". COURTESY GAGOSIAN GALLERY/MUZEUM NARODOWE W POZNANIU, POZNAŃ/FUNDACJA RACZYŃSKICH

Centuries of Studio Visits: John Elderfield on ‘In the Studio,’ His Essay in Pictures at Gagosian

When John Elderfield stepped down as chief curator of painting and sculpture at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, he had three shows left on his list of projects: “Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913–17” (presented in 2010), his 2011–12 de Kooning retrospective, and an idea … Read More


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William Pope.L Discusses His Artforum Cover at CAA: ‘Leave Me Out of It’

At the start of her talk with William Pope.L at the College Art Association conference on Friday, part of the “Annual Distinguished Artists’” interview series, MoMA PS1 curator Jenny Schlenzka told Pope.L that she was happy to be speaking to … Read More


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Hort Foundation Announces 2015 Grants for Los Angeles Artists

The Rema Hort Mann Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2015 RHMF Los Angeles Emerging Artist Grants. On this list this year: Lindsay August-Salazar, Neal Bashor, Rafael Esparza, Mariah Garnett, Lauren Halsey, Nancy Lupo, Lauren Mackler, and Christopher Richmond. Winners … Read More


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Morning Links: Larry Clark Edition

“New Work,” director and photographer Larry Clark’s new art series and limited edition skate shoe made in collaboration with luxury shoe designer Eugène Riconneaus, debuted this week in Paris.  [Complex] A State Hermitage Museum employee has been arrested in connection to … Read More


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Brian Wallis’s Departure From ICP Was Months in the Making

International Center of Photography (ICP) Chief Curator Brian Wallis’s exit from the institution was not a surprise, ARTnews has learned; he and ICP spent months preparing for the transition. The International Center of Photography (ICP) announced today that Wallis, deputy … Read More


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ICP Announces Chief Curator Brian Wallis Is Stepping Down

The International Center of Photography has announced that Brian Wallis, deputy director of exhibitions and collections and chief curator since 1999, will be stepping down at the end of February. Wallis has led ICP’s department of Exhibitions and Collections since joining the … Read More


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Christie’s Will Auction ‘American Pie’ Manuscript

Christie’s New York will auction Don McLean’s original manuscript of “American Pie” in April, sold by McLean himself and estimated at $1–$1.5 million. I’d hate to meet the person who likes “American Pie” enough to blow seven figures on it, … Read More