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Art Institute of Chicago Head James Rondeau on Museum Policy and Inclusivity

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Elissa Tenny Appointed Head of School of Art Institute of Chicago

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Art Institute of Chicago Receives $35 Million Bequest

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Critic Alleges Degas Sculptures at Chicago Art Institute are Forgeries

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Douglas Druick Stepping Down as President and Director at The Art Institute of Chicago

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Art Institute of Chicago Receives Landmark $400 Million Gift

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

AO Breaking News: James Cuno resigns as director of the Art Institute of Chicago to lead the J. Paul Getty Trust

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Barbara Kruger Retrospective Set to Open in Chicago this November

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Artist Group Postcommodity Opens Installation Commission in Chicago

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Warhol Foundation Awards $3.81 million to 41 Arts Orgs

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

RIP – Artist Robert Therrien Has Passed Away at 71

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Rauschenberg’s Duchamp “Bottle Rack” Goes to Chicago

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Stephanie D’Alessandro Takes Over as Modern Art Curator at Met

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

New York – Martin Puryear: “Multiple Dimensions” at The Morgan Library & Museum Through January 10th, 2015

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

New York – Rene Magritte: “The Mystery of the Ordinary” at Museum of Modern Art, Through January 12th, 2014

Monday, January 6th, 2014

London – Kara Elizabeth Walker: “Negress” at Camden Arts Centre Through January 5th, 2014

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

New York – Claes Oldenburg at the Museum of Modern Art through August 5th, 2013.

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Don’t Miss – New York: Uta Barth at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery through December 22, 2011

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Don’t Miss – Ile de Vassiviere, France: Thomas Houseago at Centre International d’art et du Paysage through October 23, 2011

Friday, October 21st, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale and Art of the Surreal Sale at Christie’s London on Wednesday February 9, 2011 Bring in £84.9 million ($136.3 million); Record-Breaking Bonnard is Top Lot

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

AO Auction Preview: Picasso and Gauguin Lead Impressionist & Modern Art Sales at Sotheby's & Christie's in London February 7-8th, 2011

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

GO SEE – New York: ‘Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917′ at the Museum of Modern Art through October 11, 2010

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Go See – Buenos Aires: Gerhard Richter 'Synopsis' at National Museum of Decorative Arts until July 25th, 2010

Friday, July 16th, 2010

AO Onsite Miami Beach – New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) Art Fair opens at The Deauville Beach Resort in Miami alongside and will run through December 6 – many galleries sell out within one hour of opening

Friday, December 4th, 2009
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NYT Looks into Ouster of Cooper Hewitt Director Caroline Baumann

February 17th, 2020

The Cooper Hewitt’s ouster of director Caroline Baumann is profiled in the NYT this week, as some point to controversy behind her wedding and a perceived conflict of interest in her work with a wedding dress designer. “I know the circumstances of the investigation that led to Caroline’s dismissal and I must say I am appalled that this was its conclusion,” says philanthropist and Cooper Hewitt Board Secretary Judy Francis Zankel. “I have been working with her long enough to know without a doubt that she has been unfairly accused and unjustly judged.”
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Dawoud Bey Interviewed in The Guardian

February 17th, 2020

Artist Dawoud Bey gets a profile in The Guardian this week, as he opens a retrospective at SFMoMA. “What I hope to create is work that makes it apparent that black people exist not only in a social world,” Beys says at the press preview for the SF Moma opening, “but they also have rich interior lives as human beings.”
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Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Arrested in Paris

February 17th, 2020

Artist Pyotr Pavlensky is once again facing possible imprisonment over his recent stunt leaking a politician’s sex tape. “[Candidate Benjamin Griveaux] despises his constituents,” the artist says in a statement. “He was the only candidate to use his family to promote a political image. He told a big lie; he began his campaign with a big lie.”
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