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Met Refuses to Remove “Sexually Suggestive” Balthus Painting After Protest

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Former Paris Home of Balthus Hits Market for $9 Million

Friday, February 13th, 2015

New York – Balthus: “The Last Studies” at Gagosian Gallery until December 21, 2013

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

New York – Balthus: “Cats and Girls – Paintings and Provocations” At the Metropolitan Musuem of Art Through January 12th, 2013

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Jerry Saltz Writes on Balthus’s “The Guitar Lesson”

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

The Met Prepares for Balthus Exhibition

Monday, August 26th, 2013


Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Brussels — Pierre Klossowski at Gladstone Gallery Through March 10th, 2018

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s “The Artist’s Muse” Curated Sale, November 9th, 2015

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Taubman Masterworks Sale, November 4th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, November 4th, 2014

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Met Museum Reports Over Six Million Visitors This Year

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Galleries Look to New Locales for Selling Works

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Paris: John Baldessari ‘Double Bill’ at Galerie Marian Goodman through May 12, 2012

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Don’t Miss – New York: “Chaos and Classicism” at the Guggenheim through January 9th, 2011

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Works; a large number of works fail to sell at the most valuable art auction ever held in the U.K., June 23, 2010

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Newslinks for Monday September 21st, 2009

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Go See: Mickalene Thomas’s ‘She’s Come UnDone!’ at Lehmann Maupin in New York through May 2, 2009

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Jose Berardo

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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