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Creative Capital Announces 2019 Awards

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Dia Foundation Announces Capital Campaign and Improvement Plans

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Moscow Embarking on Building Project to Recreate itself as “Cultural Capital”

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Hedge Fund Billionaire Steven Cohen Donates $50 Million to MoMA Capital Campaign

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Art Market Monitor Analyzes Marcato Capital Holdings in Sotheby’s

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

UK Cities Pushing for Candidacy as European Capital of Culture Despite Brexit

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Germany’s Artnet Acquires Tutela Capital SA

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

New York – Taryn Simon: “Paperwork and the Will of Capital” at Gagosian Gallery Through March 26th, 2016

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Creative Capital Announces Grants for 2016

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Bloomberg Looks at Eli Broad’s Mission to Make L.A. an Art Capital

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Marcato Capital Filing Indicates Equal Shares to Third Point

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Paris and Berlin – “Open Source: Art at the Eclipse of Capitalism” at Max Hetzler Through April 18th, 2015

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Vito Acconci Proposes Intricate Bridge Structure for Tasmanian Capital

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

AO News Summary: Agreement reached between Annie Leibovitz and Art Capital Group

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Art Capital Group Sues Annie Leibovitz to Collect on $24 Million Loan

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Whitney Biennial Artists Call for Removal of Warren B. Kanders from Board

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

AO Preview – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair at Randall’s Island, May 1st – 5th, 2019

Friday, April 26th, 2019

New York – Jessi Reaves: “II” at Bridget Donahue Through May 12th, 2019

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Los Angeles – Zoe Leonard: “Survey” at MOCA Through March 25th, 2019

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Los Angeles – “Parergon: JAPANESE ART OF THE 1980s AND 1990s” at Blum & Poe Through March 23rd, 2019

Monday, March 18th, 2019

AO Auction Results – London: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, March 5th – 7th, 2019

Friday, March 8th, 2019

AO On-Site – New York: The Armory Show at Piers 90, 92 and 94 Through March 10th, 2019

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Rothko Chapel Prepares for $30 Million Renovation

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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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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