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Simone Leigh, Amy Sherald and Lorna Simpson Interviewed in NYT

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

New York – Amy Sherald: “The Heart of the Matter…” at Hauser & Wirth Through October 26th, 2019

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Michelle Obama Portraitist Amy Sherald Unveils Mural in Philadelphia

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Michelle Obama Portrait Artist Amy Sherald to Join Hauser & Wirth

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald Selected to Paint Official Portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

National Portrait Gallery Unveils Official Barack and Michelle Obama Portraits

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Prefab Housing Approaches Modern Art

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008
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Getty Downgrades Work Purchased as Paul Gauguin Sculpture

January 28th, 2020

A carving of a horned devil bought by the J. Paul Getty Museum as a Paul Gauguin work has been disproven as a work by the artist.  The decision was made after an extended research process. “In December 2019 the museum changed the attribution of the sculpture Head with Horns to ‘unknown,’” a spokesperson said. “This decision was based on scholarly research over recent years by Getty professionals and other experts in the field, including significant new evidence that was not available at the time of its acquisition.”
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Smithsonian Pulls Back from Permanent London Space

January 28th, 2020

After years of planning and adjustment, The Smithsonian will not open a location in London, settling instead for a two-year exhibition at the V&A East, the Victoria and Albert Museum’s satellite space. “It was intriguing, and it was worthy of attention,” says Steve Case, the new chairman of the board of regents. “It is not the highest of our priorities.”
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Latifa Echakhch to Represent Switzerland at the Venice Biennale

January 28th, 2020

Latifa Echakhch will represent Switzerland at the Venice Biennale next year, Art News reports. Echakhch’s work at the Swiss pavilion will be in collaboration with composer Alexandre Babel and curator Francesco Stocchi, featuring a new work incorporating rhythm and sound.
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