Valeria Costa-Kostritsky is French freelance journalist who lives in London and writes for the Guardian, New Statesman, Index on Censorship and French Slate, with a particular interest in France and Russia
The sudden sacking of Nicolas Bourriaud suggests a fundamental misunderstanding of the art world
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