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Your Concise Los Angeles Art Guide for Fall 2019 Related Press Your Concise Los Angeles Art Guide for Fall 2019 10 September 2019, Hyperallergic

Below you'll find a fun mix of museum and gallery shows, performances, and film screenings taking place over the next few months in the greater Los Angeles area. We know how hard it is to keep track o

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MICHAEL RAKOWITZ WINS $100,000 NASHER PRIZE Related Press MICHAEL RAKOWITZ WINS $100,000 NASHER PRIZE 4 September 2019, ARTFORUM

Michael Rakowitz, the Chicago-based, Iraqi-American artist known for producing powerful works that often address complicated histories and events, such as the death of Tamir Rice—the twelve-year-old

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Making up for the past – the artists filling in the blanks in our collective memory Related Press Making up for the past – the artists filling in the blanks in our collective memory 20 July 2019, Apollo Magazine

In the first week of June, Britain and France played host to a vast spectacle on the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The commemoration events, tracing the timetable of the Normandy landings as they unfolde

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What Happens When Artists Run Restaurants? Related Press What Happens When Artists Run Restaurants? 5 July 2019, Frieze

Last month, a new sake bar opened at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts: a softly lit tunnel of booze that promises the kind of entrancing conversation one can never quite remember the next morni

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Artists and Activists Prepare Political Responses to Whitney Biennial Related Press Artists and Activists Prepare Political Responses to Whitney Biennial 27 February 2019, Hyperallergic

On February 25, the Whitney Museum of American Art announced the 75 artists who will be participating in the 2019 Whitney Biennial. In the days following, artists and activists have responded to the h

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Artist Michael Rakowitz Reveals the Iraq War's Many Wounds Related Press Artist Michael Rakowitz Reveals the Iraq War's Many Wounds 19 February 2018, Hyperallergic

In 2006, the artist Michael Rakowitz took on a complicated, seemingly impossible task. He opened a store in Brooklyn to sell dates, with the chief goal of importing the sweet fruit directly from Iraq,

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A Winged Bull and a Whirl of Cream Will Be London’s Next Big Public Artworks Related Press A Winged Bull and a Whirl of Cream Will Be London’s Next Big Public Artworks 24 March 2017, Hyperallergic

The hunt for the sculptures to sit next on Trafalgar Square's famed Fourth Plinth is over. As the Mayor of London announced, the small but towering stage for public art—arguably the most prominent in

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An ice cream topped with a drone is on the Fourth Plinth shortlist Related Press An ice cream topped with a drone is on the Fourth Plinth shortlist 23 January 2017, The Irish News

A recreation of a protective deity destroyed by Islamic State and a sculpture of a scoop of ice cream topped with a drone have been shortlisted for Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth. Organisers have n

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National Gallery finally takes the Fourth Plinth to its heart Related Press National Gallery finally takes the Fourth Plinth to its heart 19 January 2017, The Art Newspaper

The unveiling at the National Gallery, London, of the five proposals for the next two commissions to fill the vacant plinth in Trafalgar Square presents a typically broad and stimulating range of idea

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