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John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Announces 2016 Fellowships

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced its 2016 fellowships today. A total of 175 fellowships have been awarded this year to 178 individuals in various fields. Among the fellows in the creative arts field are Sue de Beer, Judith … Read More


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Altman Siegel to Relocate to San Francisco’s Dogpatch District

The news from San Francisco just doesn’t stop coming!Altman Siegel, a San Francisco mainstay since 2009, has now jumped on the craze and announced that it will move from the Financial District to the Dogpatch district. The gallery plans to … Read More


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Valsuani Foundry, Known for Controversial ‘Authentic Copies’ of Degas Works, Ordered to Close to Pay Off Debts

Valsuani, which, over the past three decades, has come under fire for making plaster casts of Edgar Degas’s sculptures, has been ordered to close by a French judge, the New York Times reports. The decision calls on the firm to … Read More


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Liste Announces 2016 Exhibitor List

Liste, the smaller and more youthful satellite fair that runs alongside Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland, has announced its slate of galleries that will exhibit this June.The slate names returning participants such as Mexico City’s House of Gaga, Los Angeles’s Overduin … Read More


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Manifesta 11 Artist List Includes Stark, Cattelan, Syms, Houellebecq, More

Today Manifesta detailed its plans for Manifesta 11, which Christian Jankowski is organizing in Zurich, and let me tell you, it is a quite a production.The biennial’s title, the foundation revealed, will be “What People Do for Money: Some Joint Ventures,” … Read More


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Sotheby’s Names Oliver Barker and Mario Tavella European Cochairmen

As restructuring begins at Sotheby’s, following a string of high-profile defections, including, last week, contemporary art head Cheyenne Westphal, the company has looked within its ranks to rebuild the leadership. This morning Oliver Barker, the contemporary specialist and auctioneer, and Mario … Read More


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2,000 Scottish Football Fans Will Receive a Foam Multiple by David Shrigley at a Game Tomorrow

Tomorrow, 2,000 lucky fans of Glasgow, Scotland’s Partick Thistle football club will receive a yellow foam thumb designed by artist David Shrigley to use while cheering on their beloved Jags against Dundee United. They are being given out on a first-come, first-served … Read More


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‘The IMDB of Surf Clubs’: Paul Slocum on His Internet Artist Club Catalogue for Rhizome

Rising to popularity roughly around the mid-to-late 2000s and aided by developments in software and social media, Internet artist clubs (or surf clubs) acted as both think tanks and dig sites for artists interested in the culture and aesthetics of … Read More


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Rose Art Museum Names JJ PEET Recipient of the 2016 Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award

Brandeis University’s Rose Art Museum announced today that JJ PEET has been named the recipient of the 2016 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award.PEET’s residency will occur at various locations across the Brandeis campus, including the Rose Art Museum’s … Read More


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Erwin Wurm and Brigitte Kowanz to Rep Austria at 2017 Venice Biennale

Erwin Wurm and Brigette Kowanz have been tapped to represent their home country of Austria at the 2017 Venice Biennale.The two artists will present separate projects in the shared space of the Hoffmann Pavilion, under the show title “Licht-Pavillon” (Light Pavilion).Kowanz is known … Read More


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‘Absolutely Gross, Degenerate Stuff’: Trump and the Arts

In the spring of 1994, an artist named Paul Rebhan walked into the Museum of Modern Art in New York and taped one of his paintings to a wall. Next to the work, he placed a card that read, “Gift … Read More


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E-Flux Is at Work on a Café and Bar in Brooklyn

The multitasking, tricky-to-define curatorial platform and publishing outfit e-flux is making moves to enter a new field—the hospitality industry—with plans to open a café and bar in Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill neighborhood.The group, whose headquarters is on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, has … Read More