Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Met announces its Modern and Contemporary Art Department

Indisputably one of the world’s most important institutions, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced it will expand its holdings with the new Modern and Contemporary Art Department, headed by former chief curator at the Tate Modern, Sheena Wagstaff. … Continue reading

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Voina i Mir: Collective ignites another controversy during otherwise peaceful protests

This New Years, instead of lighting sparklers, the St Petersburg-based collective Voina ensured a fresh round of newspaper coverage by lighting Molotov cocktails under a parked police transport vehicle. (You can watch the video here.) The group was quick to … Continue reading

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