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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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Islamic State and the Reinvention of Iconoclasm

by Corinna Kirsch on June 1, 2015
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Art gives power to the already-powerful. But when the powerful are dethroned, their art usually comes tumbling down with them. That’s political iconoclasm: the destruction of statues, monuments, and images by those newly in power. Out with the old, in with the new.

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Help ACRE, Chicago’s Much-Loved Artist Residency, Move Into a Funeral Home

by Corinna Kirsch on May 26, 2015
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ACRE, a summer residency held in Steuben, Wisconsin with an ongoing series of exhibitions in Chicago, Illinois, will move into a permanent space this September, to 1345 West 19th Street in the Pilsen neighborhood.

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Small Town in Germany Hides Dark Secret: Hitler’s Horses!

by Corinna Kirsch on May 20, 2015
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Yes, really.

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Anne Pasternak Named Director of the Brooklyn Museum

by Paddy Johnson on May 19, 2015
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Let’s hear it for the ladies. The New York Times reports that Brooklyn Museum will take on Anne Pasternak as its new director this September.

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Arts Writers Grant Deadline Closes This Thursday

by Paddy Johnson on May 19, 2015
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This grant could change your life. No joke.

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