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ARTnews Merges With Art in America: The Facts and Speculation

by Corinna Kirsch on July 29, 2015
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Art criticism is now truly in the hands of the few. News broke last night that ARTnews would buy out Art in America (kind of). These are some details to help you try to figure out what’s actually happening, and what’s just speculation

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Bushwick Rallies Against the Lack of Affordable Housing Units at a Donut-Shaped Luxury Apartment

by Corinna Kirsch on July 28, 2015
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Really, 10 Montieth Street raises the bar for development. It’s more than an apartment complex; it’s a mall for wealthy hipsters. Maybe it would be nice to include more affordable housing units in there, too?

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In New Orleans, the Joan Mitchell Foundation Launches First Artist Residency

by Corinna Kirsch on July 23, 2015
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This fall, the Joan Mitchell Foundation launches its first artists-in-residence program at their brand-new studio facilities in New Orleans’ historic Tremé neighborhood. The inaugural residents come from all over the United States.

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USC MFA Class of 2015 Calls for Resignation of Fine Arts Dean

by Corinna Kirsch on July 16, 2015
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Today, Art F City received notice from the 2015 MFA graduates that they have created a petition to oust Roski School of Fine Arts Dean Erica Muhl. In an open letter, they describe how, under her tenure, the program has suffered a “systematic downward trajectory.”

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That’s Boss: Bruce Nauman Will Have a Retrospective at MoMA

by Corinna Kirsch on July 10, 2015
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Well, in a couple of years.

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KANSAS, a Tribeca Stalwart, Moves to the Lower East Side

by Corinna Kirsch on July 8, 2015
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Manhattan galleries continue to migrate east. Case in point: KANSAS, which has spent several years in Tribeca on Franklin Street, will start making the move this summer to 210 Rivington Street. The Lower East Side is known for its emerging galleries, home-grown boutiques, dumplings—and some artists still live and work there. Tribeca, on the other hand, is where celebrities and their pooches vie for sidewalk space among million-dollar apartments.

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J. Crew CEO to Sell Andy Warhol’s Former Estate With Confederate Flag

by Corinna Kirsch on June 24, 2015
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It’s not every day that you see an $85-million listing for a Montauk estate once owned by Andy Warhol; the current owner of the five-home compound is J. Crew CEO Mickey Drexler. Yes, that is a confederate flag hanging above the couch.

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ArtPrize Returns, Announces Artists

by Corinna Kirsch on June 23, 2015
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Let’s just say we’re excited to see what ArtPrize has up its sleeve this year.

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Today, Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova was Detained by Police for Performance

by Michael Anthony Farley on June 12, 2015
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Earlier today, Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolonnikova and fellow activist Katya Nenasheva were detained in Moscow for a public performance in solidarity with Russia’s female prisoners.

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Hell Yes! Andrew Edlin Sets Sail for the Bowery

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on June 2, 2015
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After 13 years in Chelsea, Andrew Edlin Gallery is moving to the ground floor of 212 Bowery this fall.

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