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Week Ten: Oprah Winfrey Is the New Curator at the Palais de Tokyo

by Corinna Kirsch on January 14, 2014
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Because why not?

This week’s dream exhibitions brought to you by Joshua Weibley, Jessica MacCormack, Angela Washko, and Laura Swanson.

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Horton Gallery Moves Into CANADA’s Former Space

by Corinna Kirsch on August 16, 2012
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Chelsea-based Horton Gallery will take over CANADA’s old location in Chinatown, the gallery announced today. The gallery will host its inaugural exhibition there in September. The gallery’s new, larger space, located at 55-59 Chrystie Street, has a storied past. Home to CANADA for the past decade, and the Beastie Boys throughout the 1980s, Horton will be filling a space that’s become known for its creative rigor.

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A Happy Ending? Chris Silva’s Censorship at MOCA Resolved

by Corinna Kirsch on July 24, 2012
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In light of the current spate of criticisms hurled at MOCA, a startling censorship incident at the museum in May brings up a new series of questions about one of the museum’s corporate sponsors. During the museum’s Bring Your Own Beamer (B.Y.O.B.) event, artist Chris Silva was told to remove his projection because it featured a Peugeot race car, a competitor to Mercedes-Benz, one of the event’s sponsors. Whoops. But now, a few months later, it appears that everything is hunky-dory between Silva and Mercedes-Benz—and Silva might get an exhibition out of it.

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