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Björk’s Getting a Retrospective at MoMA

by Whitney Kimball on June 20, 2014
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This story has Klaus Biesenbach written all over it.

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Delaware Art Museum Blacklisted by the American Alliance of Museums

by Corinna Kirsch on June 19, 2014
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Here’s how to make the American Alliance of Museums angry: Sell artwork from your museum to cover your debts. After William Holman Hunt’s “Isabella and the Pot of Basil” sold for $4.25 million at Christie’s in London, the AAM publicly revoked the museum’s membership and advised all other AAM members against working with them. In other words, they’ve been blacklisted.

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Jaimie Warren Made a TV Show!

by Whitney Kimball on June 18, 2014
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Today Jaimie Warren has launched her new show, B.A.L.F. It’s like “Alf”, but funnier.

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A Recap of the Artist Boycott of “Living as Form” in Israel

by Whitney Kimball on June 16, 2014
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Last week, 100 artists called for participants to withdraw from Creative Time’s traveling exhibition, “Living as Form”. It is currently showing at The Technion, a space in Israel that is known to work closely with the Israeli government on military technology.

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Ann Freedman Bought Her Own Fake Jackson “Pollok”

by Henry Kaye on June 12, 2014
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On Thursday, in an entertaining twist, newly released documents in an ongoing civil case showed that a $280,000 Pollock purchased from the same source as the other counterfeit by Ann Freedman herself was a fraud. What’s the proof? The painting was signed “Jackson Pollok.” Thats P-o-l-l-o-k.

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The Google Street Art Project: Getting Graffiti to Circulate

by Henry Kaye on June 11, 2014
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As we saw last November with the whitewashing of 5 Pointz, graffiti is transient. Through detailed documentation, Google launched an initiative to give this work a more stable place in history.

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Kasper König Cites “Impasse” at Manifesta

by Paddy Johnson on June 9, 2014
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Manifesta is suffering from organizational issues, its Chief Curator Kasper König admitted last week in an interview with German news broadcaster Deutsche Welle. These problems, if not resolved, may have grave consequences for the event, which is slated to open at the end of June. König reports that the Russian staff have not been paid for seven weeks.

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BURNAWAY and Pelican Bomb Critic-in-Residence Program Seeks Critics

by Paddy Johnson and Matthew Leifheit on June 6, 2014
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Apply for the BURNAWAY-Pelican Bomb critic-in-residence program.

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