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Move over galleries: artists sign with agents. As Stuart Semple joins an agency that also represents models and musicians, is there a new way to sell art? DR - 18.02.13
Cooper Union’s Free Tuition Tradition May Be Near Its End. The university, which offers world-class instruction in art, architecture and engineering, but no expensive athletic programs, no tricked-out student centers, no plush lawns to sprawl on between classes, is currently losing $12 million a year, about a fifth of its overall budget. DR - 16.02.13
The Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto is designing this year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion. Here's a look at some of his best-known projects, including the Final Wooden House made from chunky timber beams. DR - 16.02.13
Graphic Design as Political Practice. An Interview with Metahaven. DR - 15.02.13
New Curator Garage Center for Contemporary Culture 12.02.13
Garage Center for Contemporary Culture is delighted to announce that Kate Fowle, Executive Director of Independent Curators International (ICI), New York, has been appointed as its new Chief Curator.
Candida Höfer's best photograph – an 18th-century theatre in Mantua
'I was travelling around Italy when I came across this amazing theatre. Mozart played it at the age of 13' DR - 07.02.13
Christie’s International said its Haunch of Venison subsidiary will stop operating its two galleries and representing artists in March. DR - 04.02.13
Leuk ideetje voor het Rijksmuseum of een ander museum? The Victoria and Albert Museum has collaborated with the University of Abertay in Dundee to create a new residency for a games designer to develop work inspired by the museum’s collections, with emphasis on Britain in the 1500 – 1900 period. DR - 31.01.13
From Jodorowsky to Viagra Spam: 10 Can’t Miss Events at Transmediale 2013 in Berlin. DR - 31.01.13
While the Big Names are leaving his gallery Vulture presents a big profile on Larry Gagosian: The Trials of Art Superdealer Larry Gagosian. DR - 29.01.13