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Jill Magid Wins Biannual $50,000 Calder Prize

Jill Magid performing Awaiting Alexander Calder, September 28, 2017 at the Whitney Museum of American Art. COURTESY CALDER FOUNDATION.PHOTO BY PAULA COURT Jill Magid, the narrative-oriented conceptual artist based in…
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Masterpieces from the Margins: The Outsider Art Fair Triumphs in New York

Eddie Harris, Shanty Sculpture. COURTESY ANTILLEAN At the entrance to this year’s Outsider Art Fair in New York hangs a mural-size canvas by self-taught artist Kevin Blythe Sampson and the…
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Monya Rowe Gallery to Reopen Space in New York

Monya Rowe’s space in St. Augustine, Florida. COURTESY GOOGLE MAPS In 2015 Monya Rowe Gallery packed up and moved operations to St. Augustine, Florida, after more than a decade inhabiting…
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The American Way: At Greene Naftali, Richard Maxwell’s ‘Paradiso’ Examines Community and Faith

Performance still of Richard Maxwell’s Paradiso at Greene Naftali, with, left to right, a robot, Elaine Davis, and Jessica Galucci. ARTNEWS Many years from now, when the time comes for…
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NADA Names 2018 Winners of International Gallery Prize

Jennifer Teets and Lorenzo Cirrincione, Elusive Earths III (Invitation), Terra Lemnia (16th Century), Reproduction, Lemnos (Cyclades), 2014. COURTESY PARALLEL OAXACA The New Art Dealers Alliance has given its International Gallery…
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Rhizome Gets $1 M. from Mellon Foundation for Webrecorder, Its Web Preservation Tool

The New York–based digital arts organization Rhizome has been awarded a two-year $1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to continue the development of its web preservation tool…
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New York City Awards New Mayor’s Grant for Cultural Impact to Seven Projects

Success Garden in East New York. GROWNYC/MIKE REZNY As part of its CreateNYC cultural plan, New York City today announced seven projects designated for grants to either create or continue…
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Museum Groups Slam La Salle University’s Plan to Sell Works

Ingres’s Virgil Reading the Aeneid Before Augustus, 1865, which is slated to be sold. LA SALLE UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM La Salle University in Philadelphia sent out word on Tuesday that…
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Riccardo and Tatyana Silva Donate $500,000 to the Bass in Miami

Tatyana and Riccardo Silva. WORLD RED EYE The Bass museum in Miami has received a $500,000 donation from Riccardo and Tatyana Silva. In recognition of the gift, the Bass, which…
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Jewish Museum Terminates Jens Hoffmann After Review of Sexual Harassment Allegations

Jens Hoffmann. The Jewish Museum in New York has ended its working relationship with curator Jens Hoffmann after a review of sexual harassment allegations that had been brought to the…
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