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…is such a great story – just watched it last night – about the librarian and postal worker who gradually and obsessively amassed one of the great collections of late 20th Century New York art, completely filling their Manhattan rent controlled one bedroom apartment, only to donate it to the museum they visited on their ..

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…will be having a May Day grand opening event this Saturday inaugurating it’s space at 510 Bernard Street with projects and performances including Mad Gregs and Wounded Lion; performance collective My Barbarian; performance artists, Lucy Indiana Dodd, Corey Fogel and Dawn Kasper; and video presentations from Sharon Hayes; and W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater ..

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…on the famous redwood deck (designed by her recently deceased husband, renowned landscape architect, Lawrence Halprin) at her mountain home studio in Kentfield, CA were just announced in an email I received today – they are open to anyone and I really wish I was in Northern California so that I could participate – she ..

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…of which there are still some copies available, is a 380 page, 140 foot long, unfolding accordion book, which is the comprehensive archive and account of the Sundown Salon series held in my Los Angeles geodesic dome from spring 2001 through fall 2006 – and features six different hand silk-screened covers by past Salon participants ..

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…is over at the dome tonight for a dinner party with some friends to mark his arrival to L.A. for a MAK Center Residency – he’ll be at work on a special Los Angeles issue of his  “magazine for architectural entertainment” (one of the best new magazine to come out in the past few years ..

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…is released tonight with a reception from 6-8pm at Envoy Gallery, 131 Christie Street, New York – the contributors include: Tom Burr, Lorenzo Martone, Janine Gordon, Ram Boneh, Casey Spooner, Desi Santiago, Arnaud-Pierre Fourtané & Didier Fitan, Slava Mogutin, and Fritz Haeg – I am such a FAN of the last issue featuring French actors ..

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…is coming up this Sunday at my favorite L.A. neighborhood arts center, which is just down the hill from me – and where I presented Sundown Schoolhouse: Practicing Moving last Fall – here are all of the details: 8th Annual Art Auction – A Fundraiser Benefiting Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock Sunday April 25, ..

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…begins its first night of four performances tomorrow at the Players Theater in New York City – which grew out of the performance that Matt did with children at the Whitney Museum during Animal Estates for the 2008 Biennial (I met Matt at MacDowell Colony that summer – check out his webpage on the show) ..

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…is coming up soon – the latest endeavor organized by the legendary High Desert Test Sites founded by Andrea Zittel out in the stunning vastness around her place in Joshua Tree just 130 miles east of us in Los Angeles – here are the details, we hear that there are a few spots left… Join ..

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…which opens this Thursday at Gallery RIVAA on Roosevelt Island and will be on view from April 22 – May 23 with more details below and on their website (by the way, you should probably know more about CUP, which is an amazing, pedagogically-progressive, hard-to-classify education organization – working with kids and schools across the ..

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…in Ridgefield Connecticut is where I’m at this morning, staking out the locations for the upcoming show  – called “Something for Everyone” opening June 27th – of new projects throughout the indoor and outdoor public spaces of the museum including a dancing platform in the sculpture court (pictured here), flying squirrel homes, a vegetable garden ..

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…a 92 acre site in the upper Delaware River Valley region of Pennsylvania which has been transformed into…”a long-term experiment in large-scale project , research and event based practices featuring a living museum and an educational institution”…was presented this afternoon by it’s co-founders, Mark and J Morgan in an engaging and thoughtful talk at the ..

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