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Artist Hito Steyerl Declines Germany’s Highest Honor, Accusing the Committee of ‘Diversity-Washing’ + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Friday, September 17. NEED-TO-READ Nobody Cares About Anything That’s Not Painting Anymore – Despite the continued allure of Big Fun Art for Instagram selfies, it is the humble medium of painting that has kept collectors spending ...

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Hito Steyerl Declines Top German Honor, Citing Country’s Lockdown – ARTnews.com

Artist Hito Steyerl, who is known for her essayistic videos pondering power structures and new technologies, said on Wednesday that she would not accept Germany’s Federal Cross of Merit honorific. In a letter published in the German publication Die Zeit, Steyerl said she was declining the award because of the way German politicians had led the country during the pandemic. The equivalent to being ...

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Don’t Miss These 10 Museum Shows Opening in Europe in 2021, From a Hito Steyerl Retrospective to a Star Turn for Helen Frankenthaler

After 2020’s crush of postponements and cancellations, we are hopeful that 2021 will be different. While a lot still remains to be confirmed, we have plucked out the most highly anticipated exhibitions to see in Europe in 2021.   “Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty”Dulwich Picture Gallery, LondonMay 27–November 28 Helen Frankenthaler, Madame Butterfly (2000). One-hundred-two color woodcut. ©2021 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc. / DACS / Tyler ...

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