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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

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

Critic Alleges Degas Sculptures at Chicago Art Institute are Forgeries

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

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

Amanda Hicks Joins MoMA as Director of Communications

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Protestors Block Streets Outside SAIC Over Education Funding

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Basel – Peter Doig at Fondation Beyeler Through March 22nd, 2015

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

New York – Christopher Williams: “For Example: Dix-Huit Leçons Sur La Société Industrielle (Revision 19)” at David Zwirner Through December 20th, 2014

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

London – Steve McQueen: “Ashes” at Thomas Dane Gallery Through November 15th, 2014

Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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Art News Charts Acquisitions and Sales Speculations Among Mega-Galleries

May 22nd, 2019

A piece in Art News notes the increased pace of acquisition of artists and artists’ estates by Hauser & Wirth of late, and looks at the sizes and purported earnings of each of the mega-galleries. “Gagosian was reputed to gross the most: roughly $1 billion a year,” says writer Michael Shnayerson. “The others were said to be closer to $250 million each, but claimed to do better.”
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Brooklyn Academy of Music Workers Move to Unionize

May 22nd, 2019

Administrative workers and cinema staff at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in New York are trying to unionize, Artforum reports. “We are here because we believe in BAM’s mission,” the new union’s Twitter account posted last month. “Through unionization, we raise our morale, pride, and job satisfaction. Our union will make BAM stronger, more democratic, and more sustainable. BAM is a cultural institution that stands for freedom of expression, innovation, and open dialogue. However, as administrative staff, we need a truly powerful voice of our own in our workplace.”
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Knight Foundation Gives $1.7 Million to PBS

May 22nd, 2019

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has given a $1.7 million gift to PBS, Art News reports. “This initiative raises the visibility of artists working across the U.S., north to south and east to west, in cities large and small,”says Victoria Rogers, the Knight Foundation’s vice president for arts. “Through its iconic national programming and expanded digital presence, PBS NewsHour’s Canvas elevates art as national news, bringing arts directly to millions of people on their screens big and small.”
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