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Theaster Gates, Coco Fusco, and More Win $50k United States Artists Fellowship Grants

Among the 50 new United States Artists fellows for 2012 there are eight visual artists — Luis Camnitzer, Coco Fusco, Theaster Gates (pictured), David Hartt, Edgar Heap of Birds, Alison Saar, and Kerry Tribe — who will receive no-strings-attached $50,000 fellowship grants. The fellowship program, now in its seventh year, has put more than $17 million into the pockets of some 371 visual and performing artists. (more…)

Glenn Ligon and Coco Fusco Among Hundreds on Petition Criticizing NYT Art Reviews

An anonymous petition expressing concern about recent New York Times reviews of women and African-American artists has hit a nerve, sparking a wave of support from some serious bold-faced names. Artists Glenn Ligon and Coco Fusco confirmed to ARTINFO this morning that they had signed the letter, while other (currently unconfirmed) signatories include artists Paul Ramirez Jonas, Janine Antoni, Louise LawlerJulie Mehretu, Kara Walker, and Martha Rosler as well as art historians Rosalyn Deutsche, Miwon Kw0n, and Robert Storr. As of this writing, the petition bears 312 signatures and is growing by the minute. (more…)