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After controversial hire, activists call for Brooklyn Museum to form decolonization commission

5 April 2018, Artforum reports on Decolonize This Place’s open letter demanding that the Brooklyn Museum do more to address representation in its museum. The collective has urged the museum to introduce a “Decolonization Commission” that would help the museum “redress ongoing legacies of oppression, especially when it comes to the status of African art and culture.”

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How can one art photograph have four very different price tags?

6 April 2018, The Malay Online takes and interesting look at April’s upcoming photography auctions and how four seemingly identical photographs can have four very different estimates. The photograph in question is Alfred Stieglitz’s, The Steerage, 1907 and the article looks at how fine details between the four works have a substantial influence on the final estimate.

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