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Collector Kevin Poon on the Intersection of Art and Culture – ARTnews.com

Kevin Poon is a Hong Kong–based art collector and entrepreneur who cofounded the streetwear brand CLOT in 2003 alongside his childhood best friend, Edison Chen. The duo felt the need to fill a cultural void that was ongoing in their hometown. “There was not much going on in Hong Kong in respects of music and culture,” Poon told Brooke Jaffe for “ARTnews Live,” our ...

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The week in art news – Kevin Young to direct Smithsonian’s African American history museum

The Smithsonian Institution has announced that Kevin Young will be the next director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Young, who is currently poetry editor at the New Yorker as well as director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York, will take up his new role in January 2021. He will take ...

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