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yayoi kusama's pumpkin installation reopens after selfie accident

A over-enthused visitor lost their balance, damaging an $800,000 sculpture.
Isabelle Hellyer
3.2.17
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​shia labeouf and collaborators start four year long artwork in protest against trump

'He Will Not Divide Us' invites the public to repeat the mantra into a livestreamed camera for the world to see. Jaden Smith already stopped by.
Felix Petty
1.20.17
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​helen marten wins the 2016 turner prize

The 31-year-old artist took home this year’s award.
Felix Petty
12.6.16
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feminist art group guerrilla girls is taking on european museums’ diversity record

The gorilla suit-wearing artists asked 383 European museum directors to answer to a survey about artist diversity in their institution; only 1/4 responded. The results are now on show at the Whitechapel Gallery.
Charlotte Gush
9.30.16
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apparently dan flavin’s light sculptures aren’t art at all

The European Commission says the minimalist artist’s works are “light fixtures.”
Annie Armstrong
8.9.16
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keith haring is getting priced out of harlem

Sixteen tenants have been forced to leave a Harlem communal living space that also houses a forgotten Keith Haring mural.
Annie Armstrong
8.3.16
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this frida kahlo work has never been more relevant

One of Kahlo's most political pieces will arrive in The States days before the election.
Annie Armstrong
7.12.16
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who is ana mendieta, and why is her absence from the new tate a controversy?

Though the museum owns five of Mendieta’s works, none of them are currently on display.
Annie Armstrong
6.15.16