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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…)

ARTINFO Itinerary, November 23-27: Art Events to Attend in NYC Thanksgiving Weekend

It’s a quiet holiday week for NYC arts, but a couple of benefits for organizations struck by Hurricane Sandy, a performance by a new media pioneer, and an opening and reopening for two Chelsea powerhouses are some reasons to get out and walk off your extra Thanksgiving pounds. Alternately you can take your visiting relatives out to the museums for a thrilling arts garage sale or rambunctious retrospective. Happy start of the hectic holiday season! (more…)

Glenn Ligon Graces Jack Chiles Gallery’s Bowery Sign Residency With Contradictory Directives

Glenn Ligon is having a moment: a new show of neons at Luhring Augustine that hopefully survived Hurricane Sandy, his largest work to date planned for a new New School building on 14th Street, and now he’s the third artist — following Das Institut and United Brothers, and Rirkrit Tiravanija — to create signage for the façade of Bowery gallery Jack Chiles. (more…)

Online Art Venue Paddle8 Moves West, Teaming Up With LACMA

Looks like museums are starting to do more than just put their collections and archives online. Now, at least one museum is working with an art e-commerce site to raise money, too. The online art venue Paddle8 will unveil a new partnership with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art tomorrow, January 19. (more…)