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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: More Openings Than Creative Time Has Staff

by Paddy Johnson Corinna Kirsch and Ian Marshall on June 24, 2013
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With Independence Day on the horizon, it’s no surprise that every New York gallery and museum seems to be opening a new show, hosting a workshop, or putting on an art event. Next week, the art world retreats to the Hamptons. A focus on the collective seems to be the theme of choice this summer, be it collective practice at Klaus Von Nichtssagend, collective movement at the EFA, or simply an art collective at the Brooklyn Museum.

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MOCA Will Create an Endowed Chief Curator Position

by Corinna Kirsch on August 8, 2012
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In a letter to trustees, MOCA’s executive committee announced it would steer its curatorial department in a new direction by hiring a chief curator to replace Paul Schimmel. According to the letter first published on Bloomberg, MOCA will form a search committee once “the necessary financial commitments [are] in place for a special curatorial fund to endow the position.” The change follows public outcry against MOCA’s prior decision to leave the chief curator position unfilled, thereby consolidating curatorial duties to Jeffrey Deitch, the museum’s director.

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Richard Hamilton’s Retrospective Will Not Swing Into Los Angeles

by Corinna Kirsch on July 26, 2012
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Richard Hamilton is enjoying a revival, but MOCA won’t be part of the celebration. Suddenly, MOCA has withdrawn from an agreement to host the first large-scale retrospective of the British pop artist, and just weeks after the departure of the exhibition’s co-curator Paul Schimmel from his position as MOCA’s chief curator.

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Richard Hamilton, British Artist Who Beat Warhol to Pop, Dies at 89 – ARTINFO.com

by Paddy Johnson on September 15, 2011

Richard Hamilton, British Artist Who Beat Warhol to Pop, Dies at 89 – ARTINFO.com – A good obit on Hamilton

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