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It seems that in the past few weeks, Russia has been in the headlines for reasons that leave more to be desired. Stepping into the global conversation this month, Russia’s two greatest cultural institutions – the ballet and the avant-garde … Continue reading

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Latifa Echakhch wins the Marcel Duchamp Prize!

So, admittedly, we had a lot of horses in this race, having worked with three of this year’s four Prix Marcel Duchamp nominees – Latifa Echakhch, Raphael Zarka and Claire Fontaine – for Baibakov Art Projects’ 2010 exhibition Perpetual Battles, which was … Continue reading

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A Call for Proposals to Reimagine Russia’s National Center for Contemporary Art

A few days ago, Sophia Kishkovsky published an article on The Art Newspaper titled “Moscow biennial curator and artists explain why we shouldn’t boycott Russia,” in which Biennale curator Catherine de Zegher compares provocative art to fast food (“It flares up, then it’s finished.”) What was … Continue reading

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Rhizome’s Seven-on-Seven pairs Social Media Entrepreneurs with Artists, in the pursuit of Big Ideas

On April 4, 2013, the New York Times’ reporter Alice Gregory turned in a curious piece entitled “Does Anyone Here Speak Art and Tech?” Her driving aim was to find out why there was not more social media money circulating … Continue reading

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Simon de Pury leaves Phillips to Mercury

Just weeks before the New Year, the inimitable Simon de Pury left the art world scratching his head as he announced he would be leaving Phillips de Pury – the auction house whose brand he helped to build, but which … Continue reading

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“The End of Fun” for the Russian Art World?: A Look Back at 2012

2012 will go down as the Year of the Balaclava for the Russian Art World, the year when all the world put on their Free Pussy Riot t-shirts and smiled for the cameras. (Which, admittedly, is still a big step … Continue reading

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Matthew Brannon serves up “aspirational cheese” to help benefit the Lincoln Center

In the past, we’ve confessed, we’re quite the fans of Vera List and her admirable Art Project, which brought some of the most intriguing and coveted artists to the Lincoln Center in a format that was accessible to a broader … Continue reading

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