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EDITOR'S LETTER

Edge City

by ELAINE W. NG

With another Venice Biennale and Art Basel just past, we have seen a number of changes rocking the status quo of the mainstream art world. For the first time in the biennale's history, two women served as artistic directors of the world's most prestigious visual arts event. Many critics suggest that their appointment had the not unanticipated effect of ensuring that a remarkable number of the major awards went to female artists— most notably Barbara Kruger, Annette Messager and Regina Jose Galindo. Additionally, a record number of countries and regions often…

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