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Its been another eventful week in the life of grime superstar Stormzy. After being confused with new Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku by an Irish newspaper and then honoured by Oxford Uni hes now had his biggest hit quoted directly in Parliament. New Labour MP for Stormzys own hometown Croydon Central, Sarah Jones, referenced a line from Big For Your Boots in the Commons yesterday afternoon during her maid

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Pet Shop Boys share lost Bananarama demo 2017-07-14

Pet Shop Boys share lost Bananarama demo
The Pet Shop Boys are a band of two halves - Neil and Chris; serious suits and silly headgear; a glorious 80s pop past and a constantly reimagined electronic future. As singer Neil Tennant talks about a new series of reissued albums and an unheard
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Marisol Estate Heads to the Albright-Knox 2017-04-26

Marisol Estate Heads to the Albright-Knox
Late last year, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York, announced that it had raised $103 million of the $125 million needed for its OMA/Shohei Shigematsu–designed expansion, thanks to a $42.5 million donation from investor and gold
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A Night on the Bowery with Hilton Als, New Pulitzer Winner and Triple Canopy Honoree 2017-04-26

A Night on the Bowery with Hilton Als, New Pulitzer Winner and Triple Canopy Honoree
A few days after he won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, Hilton Als walked to a busted black metal door in deep Chinatown, was buzzed up, and took the stairs to a party in his honor, in a Bowery loft dotted with ashtrays getting filled with ash, whe
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Ullens Center for Contemporary Art CEO May Xue Resigns 2017-04-17

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art CEO May Xue Resigns
In the midst of a year-long period of institutional turmoil at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, May Xue, the nonprofit institution’s CEO, has announced her resignation. She began her directorship at the Ullens Center in 2011 a
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How to Get Forgotten: What Ever Happened to Aaron Kuriloff? 2017-04-17

How to Get Forgotten: What Ever Happened to Aaron Kuriloff?
On December 14, 1963, the New York Times ran a glowing review of a group show at the Thibaut Gallery. Critic Brian O’Doherty wrote that “Hard Center” was “fascinating” and “not to be missed.” The show was of
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Morning Links: Giacometti Chocolate Edition 2017-04-03

Morning Links: Giacometti Chocolate Edition
James Rosenquist, 1933-2017 The Pop Art giant James Rosenquist died Friday after a long illness. Here’s Andrew Russeth’s obituary. [ARTnews] Jerry Saltz contributed a remembrance as well, saying that Rosenquist “extended art i
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Hungary Eyes: New York’s Elizabeth Dee Gallery Will Survey the Hungarian Avant-Garde 2017-04-03

Hungary Eyes: New York’s Elizabeth Dee Gallery Will Survey the Hungarian Avant-Garde
Little-known history of the Hungarian avant-garde in the 1960s and ’70s will come in for new focus next month at Elizabeth Dee Gallery in New York. Opening May 2 and running through until August 12, “With the Eyes of Others: Hungarian Art
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Zurich’s Galerie Eva Presenhuber Will Expand to New York 2017-03-27

Zurich’s Galerie Eva Presenhuber Will Expand to New York
Even as longtime art dealers are closing up shop in New York, London, and elsewhere, some of the industry’s most moneyed galleries are expanding. Zurich powerhouse Galerie Eva Presenhuber announced that it will open a space in New York in May,
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9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week 2017-03-27

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week
TUESDAY, MARCH 28 Opening: Christina Forrer at Swiss Institute Christina Forrer responds to our turbulent political moment with tapestries. That may seem like odd way of going about commenting on political uncertainty and issues that come with it
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Creative Time Will Stage 25-Year Sophie Calle Project at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn 2017-03-21

Creative Time Will Stage 25-Year Sophie Calle Project at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn
Spring is here again. With it we get longer days, of course, plus, in New York at least, another exciting annual development: news of the latest Creative Time commission. The next commission is typically grandiose and ambitious: a 25-year-long projec
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Metropolitan Museum Names Stephanie D’Alessandro New Curator of Modern Art 2017-03-21

Metropolitan Museum Names Stephanie D’Alessandro New Curator of Modern Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has named its new Leonard A. Lauder Curator of Modern Art: Stephanie D’Alessandro. She will start in May, in the wake of Rebecca Rabinow departing last July to become the director of Houston’s Me
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7-Hour Line Edition 2017-03-15

7-Hour Line Edition
Kusama Craziness “Is that Yayoi Kusama selfie worth the wait?” It can apparently take more than seven hours to get into the artist’s “Infinity Rooms” at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C. [The New York Times]
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Over the Wall: Thomas Houseago’s Latest Works Engage Builders, Breakers, and Climbers 2017-03-15

Over the Wall: Thomas Houseago’s Latest Works Engage Builders, Breakers, and Climbers
Thomas Houseago got his start as a rough-and-tumble performance artist in the gritty environment of northern England. “I would cover myself in dirt and then set myself on fire,” as he put it. Much has changed in the 26 years since he left
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How to Escape Your Political Bubble for a Clearer View 2017-03-04

How to Escape Your Political Bubble for a Clearer View
As the media class struggles to understand an election result few foresaw, some have blamed a quirk of modern technology. “The ‘Filter Bubble’ Explains Why Trump Won and You Didn’t See It Coming,” New York magazine an
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"Feud" Asks, Again: What Ever Happened to Roles for Women? 2017-03-04

"Feud" Asks, Again: What Ever Happened to Roles for Women?
Few Hollywood stars were as big as Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, and few fought as hard for their rightful place in the industry. Decade after decade, they powered through good and forgettable films with million-dollar smiles, gushers of tears and t
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Curious about Cape Dorset arts? Let"s go to the mall 2017-02-18

Curious about Cape Dorset arts? Let"s go to the mall
Like any suburban mall, youd expect to find Square One in Mississauga, Ont. teeming with teenagers, but there are four kids hanging by the Holt Renfrew who definitely stand out — not least of all cause theyre 25-feet tall. Four enormous self
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Why Beyoncé"s celebration of black girl magic will resonate longer than any Grammy Award 2017-02-18

Why Beyoncé"s celebration of black girl magic will resonate longer than any Grammy Award
I think its safe to say that if last Sunday were Beyoncés final performance of her career, wed all be left feeling satisfied. From the moment images of herself, her mother Tina Knowles and her daughter Blue Ivy flashed across the screen (argua
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Canada asks composers to work for a song in 150th celebration competition 2017-01-21

Canada asks composers to work for a song in 150th celebration competition
 Canadian composers are angry: As Canada launches its sesquicentennial celebrations, they feel they have been slighted by the federal government. The hurt lies in what should have been a pleasant little competition to compose a piece of celebrat
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SHADOWBOXING WITH THE ARTS: HOW THE NEA"S BUDGET NEARLY GOT SLASHED IN THE EARLY "90S 2017-01-21

SHADOWBOXING WITH THE ARTS: HOW THE NEA"S BUDGET NEARLY GOT SLASHED IN THE EARLY "90S
 “Flag Furor” By Sylvia Hochfield Summer 1989   For a month this spring, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago found itself in the midst of a Holy War over the American flag. The conflict centered around a work by &ldqu
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After a tragedy, Sarah Rushing leans on the healing power of art 2016-12-13

After a tragedy, Sarah Rushing leans on the healing power of art
 Rushing is curating "A Flora & Fauna Festivus for the Rest of Us," a massive art party/group exhibition at Rx Restaurant and Bar.   By Justin Lacy StarNews correspondent It’s been a devastating year for Wilmington ar
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A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex and the Mind by Siri Hustvedt – review 2016-12-13

A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex and the Mind by Siri Hustvedt – review
 Behind this ambitious collection of essays on art, creativity, sexuality and the mind is CP Snow’s old question: why is there such a wide chasm between the world of literary intellectuals and that of empirical scientists? Snow, married to
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Madonna Wants to Take You to Art Basel 2016-12-03

Madonna Wants to Take You to Art Basel
 The Material Girl is coming for Art Basel this December, and she’s looking for two “art world virgins” to take with her. In a Twitter announcement published on August 16 (amid the digital love-fest th
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The Week in Art: New Museum Goes Next Gen, Dia Fall Night 2016-12-03

The Week in Art: New Museum Goes Next Gen, Dia Fall Night
 Though it may seem that Armory Week and Frieze Week get all the action, the reality is that there is never a dull moment in the New York art world. From the East Side to the West Side (and, in the summer, out on Long Island&
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Nicole Kidman"s daughter convinced her to dress up again 2016-10-26

Nicole Kidman"s daughter convinced her to dress up again
Nicole Kidman has long been a fashion fixture, but after having her two daughters with husband Keith Urban, the actress says she stopped investing in day-to-day dressing. Honored with the Icon Award at the InStyle Awards Monday night, Kidman descr
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Justin Timberlake"s voting selfie may have broken the law 2016-10-26

Justin Timberlake"s voting selfie may have broken the law
He had the best of intentions. But when Justin Timberlake took a selfie inside a voting booth in Memphis, Tenn., encouraging young people to vote early, he actually may have broken a law. Timberlake, who owns property in Nashville, was promotin
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Cate Blanchett in Sydney and Peaches in Geneva: Global Arts Guide 2016-08-29

Cate Blanchett in Sydney and Peaches in Geneva: Global Arts Guide
 Theater directors from Switzerland, Poland and Syria are showing work in this wide-ranging theater showcase. Works in the lineup include “MDLSX,” a monologue and house music piece featuring live-mixed music; “Maibaum,” a
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Nicole Kidman, Kate Winslet, Alicia Vikander pose for 2017 Pirelli calendar 2016-08-29

Nicole Kidman, Kate Winslet, Alicia Vikander pose for 2017 Pirelli calendar
 Pirelli unveiled a star-studded lineup Sunday for its 2017 calendar that looks more like the ultimate Oscar red carpet than the stuff of salacious pinups. Among the subjects for the tire companys annual art item are actresses Nicole
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Cinema Resurrection Marks South Lebanon Arts Revival 2016-08-29

Cinema Resurrection Marks South Lebanon Arts Revival
  Banging drums, decked in costume, striding on stilts: they all burst out into the hot, sweaty Lebanese night and swapped the subterranean confines of the cinema for the streets of Nabatieh. Behind, them a trail of young and old danced and
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Beyonce slays at MTV VMAs, Drake honours Rihanna 2016-08-29

Beyonce slays at MTV VMAs, Drake honours Rihanna
 Beyoncé owned the MTV Video Music Awards by winning video of the year and giving a 16-minute performance featuring her recent hits fromLemonade, working various stages with strong, layered vocals, skilled dance moves and even an out
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Wagner Moura on Narcos"s unreal real-life plot: "Did this really happen?" 2016-08-29

Wagner Moura on Narcos"s unreal real-life plot: "Did this really happen?"
 Ive done it. Youve done it. And Wagner Moura knows it, because his friends have done it too. "My friends, after they see one episode, they go to Google to see, did this really happen?" the Narcos lead actor, who p
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Lykke Li on Her Designer Dreams and That ’70s Festival Vibe 2015-04-13

 Lykke Li on Her Designer Dreams and That ’70s Festival Vibe
Lykke Li is near unrecognizable in the sunlight, sitting a few yards away from the pool at the Sparrows Lodge in Palm Springs. She’s without her signature all-black look, instead wearing a cream silk surplice top, denim cutoffs, and oversi
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FKA Twigs Rocks Craig Green, KTZ at Coachella 2015-04-13

 FKA Twigs Rocks Craig Green, KTZ at Coachella
Festival style from FKA twigs means something very different than to most. This weekend at Coachella, the British musician opted for oversized, eclectic pieces from avant-garde brands for her stage set—no flower crowns or fringe in sight.&
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Kendall Jenner Gets Called Out by Tyler, The Creator and More Highlights From Coachella 2015-04-13

 Kendall Jenner Gets Called Out by Tyler, The Creator and More Highlights From Coachella
Maybe it was the no-nonsense lineup, or a collective awareness of the criticism that’s built over the years, but Coachella on Saturday was all about the actual music. Celebrity distractions were few and few between. Yes, Beyoncé was o
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Michelle Obama and Ellen DeGeneres Break It Down to Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars" "Uptown Funk" 2015-03-13

Michelle Obama and Ellen DeGeneres Break It Down to Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars" "Uptown Funk"
 The Obamas are taking over Hollywood! President Barack Obama appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday night, and earlier that afternoon, First Lady Michelle Obama taped Fridays episode of The Ellen DeGeneres S
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Sean Penn Is Team Kaitlyn for The Bachelorette, Plus He and Charlize Theron Are Fans of The Bachelor 2015-03-13

Sean Penn Is Team Kaitlyn for The Bachelorette, Plus He and Charlize Theron Are Fans of The Bachelor
 Did you ever think the Rain Man would be a fan of The Bachelor?! Well it turns outSean Penn and his girlfriend, Charlize Theron, are huge fans of the reality TV show! Hes so invested in the show that he has already deci
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Pop star Katy Perry visits Auschwitz death camp 2015-02-27

Pop star Katy Perry visits Auschwitz death camp
 US pop princess Katy Perry said Thursday she was full of emotion as she visited Auschwitz, the infamous World War II-era Nazi German death camp in southern Poland that has come to symbolise the Holocaust, AFP reports. "My heart
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Pearl Oscars dress worn by Nyong"o stolen: police 2015-02-27

Pearl Oscars dress worn by Nyong"o stolen: police
 The pearl-encrusted $150,000 dress worn by Kenyan star Lupita Nyongo at the Oscars last weekend was stolen from the actresss Los Angeles hotel room, police confirmed Thursday, AFPreports. "It has been confirmed that it is the dress t
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An Introduction to Forum Theatre, Cardboard Citizens 2015-02-27

An Introduction to Forum Theatre, Cardboard Citizens
 Throughout this intensive weeklong course, participants will investigate the theory and practice of Forum Theatre. A number of simple games and exercises centred on trust, confidence and group integration will be introduced enabling participant
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Oscars Show Growing Gap Between Moviegoers and Academy 2015-02-24

Oscars Show Growing Gap Between Moviegoers and Academy
 LOS ANGELES — In the end, it was the audience that got snubbed. Following the best picture win on Sunday night by “Birdman” — a brainy film seen by fewer than five million ticket buyers in North America — the Acad
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"Downton Abbey" Recap: Yes, It"s Called the Hornby Hotel 2015-02-24

"Downton Abbey" Recap: Yes, It"s Called the Hornby Hotel
 Abbots: Remember when your mother told you not to make a nasty face because a cold wind would come along and freeze it in place? And you didn’t believe her? And then years went by, and you’re staring into the face of Susan MacClare,
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Neil Patrick Harris Sings, Jokes, Strips 2015-02-24

Neil Patrick Harris Sings, Jokes, Strips
 A veteran host of other awards ceremonies, Neil Patrick Harris made his Oscar debut on the Dolby Theater stage and did a little bit of everything. There was a spectacle-packed opening number featuring the DeLorean time machine from “Back
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