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Week Twelve: Public Art for Athletes

by Corinna Kirsch on January 29, 2014
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This week’s dream exhibitions brought to you by Lauren van Haaften-Schick, Jimmy McBride, and Jesse Darling.

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The New Museum’s Ideas City Festival Gets an Upskirt Tent

by Corinna Kirsch on May 2, 2013
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This weekend, “MirrorMirror” will debut at the Ideas City festival. It might be fun, but it might be hell.

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Ai Weiwei Released on Bail

by Paddy Johnson on June 22, 2011
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This just in via Hyperallergic: Ai Weiwei has been released on bail. According to xinhuanet.com Ai’s “good attitude in confessing his crimes as well as a chronic disease he suffers from,” was offered as rationale for the decision. Ai will also pay the taxes the government claims he owes.

There aren’t too many institutions here who have changed their programming as a result of the Chinese government’s actions, but Anish Kapoor did reject an offer to show his work from the National Museum of China in Beijing in protest. Perhaps that will change now that Ai Weiwei has been released?

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