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Frank Stella Discusses His Favorite Cities in NYT Interview

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Henry Tang Ying-yen Appointed Board Chair of Hong Kong West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Takashi Murakami Merchandise Causes Rush at MCA Chicago Show

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Alberto Giacometti Drawings Discovered in Holdings of Late Antiques Dealer

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Artists Evicted from Beijing’s Caochangdi Art District

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Adam Lindemann Plans LA Loft Building in Arts District

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Rocker Alice Cooper Discovers Long Lost Andy Warhol Electric Chair in Collection

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Request for Dismissal Rejected in Richard Prince Instagram Lawsuit

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Doge’s Palace in Genoa Closes Modigliani Show After 21 Works Discovered to be Fake

Monday, July 17th, 2017

London—Adrián Villar Rojas: Untitled from the series ‘The Theater of Disappearance’ at Marian Goodman Gallery through July 21st, 2017

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Sam Durant Discusses Controversial Work in Minnesota with LA Times

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Dakota Tribes Discussing Whether to Burn Sam Durant’s Work in Minneapolis

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Sam Durant to Dismantle Gallows Sculpture in Minneapolis

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

New York – Adrián Villar Rojas: “The Theater of Disappearance” for the Met Roof Garden Commission Through October 29th, 2017

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Musée D’Orsay Facing Accusations of Discrimination Over Student Tour Policy

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Chris Ofili Discusses Life in Trinidad with The Guardian

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Rodin Sculpture Discovered in Biarritz Storage Unit

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

New York — Bjarne Melgaard: “The Casual Pleasure of Disappointment” at Red Bull Arts New York Through April 9th, 2017

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Rare Rembrandt Drawing Discovered in Braunschweig Museum

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Brueghel Painting Discovered in Holborne Museum Storeroom Authenticated

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Art Market Monitor Analyzes Richard Prince’s Disavowal of Ivanka Trump Work

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Richard Prince Disavows Ivanka Trump Portrait

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Dedalus Foundation Wins Case Over Alleged Sex Discrimination Charges

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Manhattan Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Disowned Cady Noland Work

Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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Met Museum Receives $80 Million Gift

November 19th, 2017

Irvings, via Art NewsThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has received $80 million from trustee Florence Irving, the Art News reports.  “The Irvings have been inspirational donors in building the museum’s collections and galleries of Asian Art since 1987,” says Daniel H. Weiss, the museum’s president and CEO. “This additional gift is truly transformative for the Met, and will ensure that the legacy of scholarship, programming, and collection-building they have been so instrumental in building will continue to thrive.”
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Laura Owens Makes Statement on Protests Against 356 S. Mission Rd

November 16th, 2017

356 MissionArtist Laura Owens has penned a public statement on the current pressure her project space, 356 S. Mission, is facing from anti-gentrification activists. “Alongside the protesters’ demands to close, we have also heard the voices of artists, community groups, families, and individuals in the area who want 356 to remain open,” she writes. “In addition to urgent basic needs and facilities, people in all neighborhoods, of all ethnicities and classes, benefit from quality education and art. We do not believe that access to one should sacrifice the other in a healthy and thriving society. I have always been and remain committed to engaging in productive dialogue that results in effective actions to battle the issues facing our communities.”
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Darsie Alexander Appointed Chief Curator at Jewish Museum

November 16th, 2017

Darsie Alexander, via ArtforumDarsie Alexander has been appointed the Susan and Elihu Rose Chief Curator at the Jewish Museum in New York, Artforum reports. “The Jewish Museum has a remarkable collection that includes contemporary art, historical objects, material culture, and Jewish ceremonial art,” she says. “This combination allows for a lively dialogue between culturally diverse works related to Jewish identity and the groundbreaking work of artists who have shaped art history in profound ways.”
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