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It’s Out! Another ArtReview Power 100 List

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on October 17, 2012
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Another ArtReview Power 100 List kicks off today, setting in motion the now annual tradition of quibbling over the top slots. This year, like every year, the list leaves room for shock, jest, and flak over who can muscle their way into the art world’s top ranks. It’s the type of list that leaves you scratching your head: What makes Kunsthalle Zürich’s Beatrix Ruf more powerful than MoMA’s Glenn Lowry? Is it possible to be young and powerful? Poor and powerful? We spoke with ArtReview Editor Mark Rappolt about this year’s list, and how its international jurors tend to reward those working on a global scale.

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After Sustained Abuse and a Joke of a Trial, Pussy Riot’s Verdict TBA August 17th

by Whitney Kimball on August 15, 2012
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After an insanely fraudulent trial, artists Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina, and Yekaterina Samutsevich await their verdict. Despite attempts to vilify the women as enemies of the church, their closing statements should count them among the world’s most important civil rights activists.

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Pussy Riot’s Trial Has Begun

by Whitney Kimball on August 2, 2012
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Russian art collective and punk band Pussy Riot is this week’s target in Putin’s general, persistent crackdown on everything. Three of the collective’s ten members defended themselves against state charges of “hooliganism” when the case went on trial Monday, July 30th.

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