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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

Newslinks 2.5.08

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008
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French Culture Minister Replaced

October 18th, 2018

Françoise Nyssen and Franck Riester, via French MinistryThe former Actes Sud CEO Françoise Nyssen has been replaced today as France’s minister of culture following allegations of conflicts of interest.  She will be replaced by Franck Riester.
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Collector Should Have Expected Lengthy Wait, Gagosian Court Filing Claims in Koons Case

October 18th, 2018

Jeff Koons, via The GuardianThe most recent filing in a case between collector Steven Tananbaum and Jeff Koons/Larry Gagosian claims that the collector should have expected to wait several years for the work he paid $13 million for. “Tananbaum is a prominent hedge fund manager, a trustee of the Museum of Modern Art, and a sophisticated art collector who regularly invests in exclusive works of fine art,” Gagosian’s attorney Matthew Dontzin notes in court papers. “Mr. Tananbaum was being advised by one of the world’s leading art advisors and fully understood that (i) Mr. Koons is a perfectionist who often takes years to make each sculpture; (ii) Mr. Koons provides only estimated completion dates for the sculptures; and (iii) those estimated dates are often extended by multiple years,” Dontzin adds in the motion to dismiss the suit.
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Three Deaccessioned Georgia O’Keefe Works Head to Sothby’s

October 16th, 2018

Georgia O'Keefe, via Art NewspaperThree Georgia O’Keeffe paintings deaccessioned by her namesake Museum in Santa Fe will head to Sotheby’s in New York this November, Art Newspaper reports. “Removing an artwork from the collection is never an easy thing for any museum to do, but it is an integral part of good collections management to continually build and refine our holdings,” Museum Director Robert A. Krets says.
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