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Lots of interesting institutional news this week. Okwui Enwezor has been appointed curator of the 2015 Venice Biennale. Excellent choice. Of the biennale, Enwezor says, “No event or exhibition of contemporary art has continuously existed at the confluence of so many historical changes across the fields of art, politics, technology, and economics, like la Biennale […]

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Summing up my life lately, an article over at The Atlantic explores why writers procrastinate so much. “‘Work finally begins,’ says Alain de Botton, ‘when the fear of doing nothing exceeds the fear of doing it badly.’” The 2014 Federal budget was released on Tuesday, and funding for arts and heritage remains stable. More on the Canada […]

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After several years of neglect, I’ve decided to resume updating my website on a more regular basis. Every Friday, I’ll post a roundup of art-related news that has caught my attention throughout the week. Enjoy! When it comes to the National Endowment for the Arts, the GOP is very concerned about the unjust “wealth transfer from […]

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