John Giorno, Storied Artist Who Expanded Poetry’s Possibilities, Is Dead at 82

He invented a service that delivered poetry by phone, starred in an Andy Warhol classic, and was an integral member of an avant-garde scene that is now almost passed. Read More

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John Giorno, Storied Artist Who Expanded Poetry’s Possibilities, Is Dead at 82

He invented a service that delivered poetry by phone, starred in an Andy Warhol classic, and was an integral member of an avant-garde scene that is now almost passed. Read More

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In Open Letter, 220 Artists, Academics, Curators Denounce MoMA’s ‘Connections to Mass Incarceration,’ Call Out Trustee

Art Space Sanctuary, the activist group leading the campaign, is not demanding Fink’s resignation. Read More

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Elizabeth Catlett Sculpture Sells for $389,000 at New York Auction, New Record for the Trailblazing Artist

The late artist’s previous auction record, $288,000, was set in 2009 at Swann Auction Galleries. Read More

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New York City Picks Artist to Replace Monument That Honored Doctor Who Experimented on Slaves, After Another Proposal Is Withdrawn

The city’s Department of Cultural Affairs said that Leigh withdrew her proposal “in recognition of the community’s preference for Bagwell’s proposal.” Read More

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Matthew Wong, Whose Indelible Canvases Charted New Paths for Landscape Painting, Is Dead at 35

Over the course of only three solo shows, he established himself as one of the most inventive and curiosity filled artists of the present moment. Read More

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