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Nahmad Family Buys Picasso, Sends to Paris for Show at Musée d’Orsay

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Musée D’Orsay Facing Accusations of Discrimination Over Student Tour Policy

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Nashville Collector Spencer Hays Has Passed Away, Leaving Collection to Musée D’Orsay

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Art Newspaper Profiles Potential Successors to Lead Musée d’Orsay

Friday, January 27th, 2017

American Donors Give Major Trove of French Paintings to Musée D’Orsay

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Musée D’Orsay Workers Launch Strike in Face of Plan to Keep Museum Open All Week

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Go See – Paris: “Manet, the Man Who Invented Modernity” at Musée d’Orsay, through July 3, 2011

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

Julian Schnabel Profiled in NYT

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Week Wrapup and Final Photoset, October 18th – 21st, 2012

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Breaking: Qatar purchase of $250-$300 million ‘Card Players’ by Paul Cézanne is most expensive art sale in history

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Newslinks for Monday, August 3, 2009

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2008
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Cuban artists fear crackdown after Tania Bruguera arrest

December 7th, 2018

Tania Bruguera, via GuardianThe Guardian profiles how Cuban artists are fearing a government crackdown on artists in the wake of Tania Bruguera’s arrest this week over a new law restricting artistic speech in the country. “The decree criminalizes independent art activity,” the Cuban-American artist Coco Fusco says. “It allows a cadre of roving censors to go around issuing fines, to take away your equipment. These are not liberal individuals – if you are a rap musician and they simply don’t like your lyrics, they will shut you down. These draconian actions already take place but this law systemizes it.”
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Art Newspaper Explores Market for Street Art

December 7th, 2018

Keith Haring, via Art NewspaperArt Newspaper profiles the increasingly high popularity of street art in mainstream art fairs, and questions how it is affecting the medium. According to adviser Lisa Schiff, sales of street artists like the recent bidding war for KAWS prints at Art Basel “encourages pure speculation; it’s an empty value-making system. Street art should disrupt the commercial and institutional setting. I don’t want it in a museum or a fair.”
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MoMA PS1 Art Handlers Continue Protest

December 7th, 2018

Marley Freeman, via NYTThe NYT profiles the recent protests by MoMA PS1 art handlers over pay and worker rights at the museum, as they demand equal pay to the museum workers across the East River at the main museum space. “I feel as an artist worker you’re betwixt and between,” handler and artist Marley Freeman said in a telephone interview. “You aren’t seen as a professional art handler. At PS1 they are always treating us like this is just temporary work we’re doing between other things.”
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