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Artists at Risk (AR) at Frieze New York

Artists fleeing persecution and war and their fellows join Artists at Risk (AR)’s Virtual Viewing Room at Frieze New York from May 16 – 22, 2022 The eyes of the global art collectors community are locked on Manhattan, as Frieze … Continue reading

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Venice Biennale: “The Member”, a historical Performance-Intervention at the Russian Pavilion by Aleksey Yudnikov, 22.04.2022

At this most dangerous juncture in European history since the Second World War, this vivid performance at the Venice Biennale painted a nuanced picture of our vulgar times. A historical entry in the yearbook of the Russian Pavilion! Artist: Aleksey … Continue reading

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PRESS: El nuevo exilio de artistas rusos se refugia en Helsinki by El País

Source: El País José M Abad Linán 20.04.2022   PRESS TEXT: In English (translated): An NGO welcomes in the Finnish capital creators fleeing Putin’s regime, who coincide in the city with those arriving from Ukraine and Belarus. José M. Abad – … Continue reading

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PRESS: The Art World Responds to the Russian Invasion of Ukraine by Wide Walls

Source: Wide Walls Balasz Takac 13.04.2022   PRESS TEXT: The Art World Responds to the Russian Invasion of Ukraine   In 2014, Russia invaded the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine, and this particular event marked the beginning of the Russo-Ukrainian conflict. … Continue reading

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PRESS: Vooraf: Artists at Risk by HART

SOURCE: HART Magazine Kathleen Weyts 05.04.2022 PRESS TEXT: (In Dutch) Vooraf: Artists at Risk In 2015 werkte ik in opdracht van BOZAR aan de tentoonstelling Imagine Europe. In Search of New Narratives.Het was het jaar waarin Europa de toevloed van honderdduizenden migranten uit … Continue reading

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PRESS: Monocle Weekend Edition: Saturday – Pack mentality by Monocle

Source: Monocle Monocle Team 02.04.2022   PRESS TEXT: Pack mentality It’s difficult to gauge what effect, if any, art has on conflict (writes Alex Briand). Sometimes it’s as simple as acting as a catharsis for the artist in a time … Continue reading

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PRESS: Lisa Brice, Thomas Hirschhorn and Jim Hodges release prints to aid ‘Artists at Risk’ by Stephen Friedman Gallery

Source: Stephen Friedman Gallery Stephen Friedman Gallery Team   PRESS TEXT: Event Available until 30 April 2022 Lisa Brice, Thomas Hirschhorn and Jim Hodges release prints to aid ‘Artists at Risk’ Online with ‘Artists at Risk’ Lisa Brice, Thomas Hirschhorn and Jim … Continue reading

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PRESS: Artists at Risk to support Ukraine by Art is Alive

Source: Art is Alive Nicolass Mirnoff 21.03.2022   PRESS TEXT: Artists at Risk to support Ukraine The current tragic geopolitical situation in Ukraine is terrifying. One of the best humanitarian responses comes from an informal group of international artists. They’ve come … Continue reading

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PRESS: Artists at Risk: Solidarity Prints by e-flux

Source: e-flux E-flux Announcements 19.03.2022   PRESS TEXT: Artists at Risk: Solidarity Prints Launch: March 15, 2022, 12:01am solidarityprints.artistsatrisk.org Instagram The war in Ukraine has put artists in Ukraine and neighbouring countries at high risk. In response we, an informal … Continue reading

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PRESS: Artist Support Pledge sales campaign, which raised more than £80m on Instagram during the pandemic, turns attention to Ukraine crisis by The Art Newspaper

SOURCE: The Art Newspaper Louisa Buck 17.03.2022   PRESS TEXT: Artist Support Pledge sales campaign, which raised more than £80m on Instagram during the pandemic, turns attention to Ukraine crisis Matthew Burrows began Artist Support Pledge in 2020 and the … Continue reading

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