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New Yorker Charts Tensions at El Museo del Barrio

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Activists Protest for Change at El Museo del Barrio

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Tony Bechara Donates $1 Million to El Museo del Barrio

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

New York – G.T. Pellizzi: “Financial Times” at Mary Boone Gallery, Through March 1st, 2014

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Hurricane Sandy flooding reports, list of event cancellations and closures in New York

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

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

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Frieze New York Announces Curators for 2019 Special Sections

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Performa Opens in New York

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

New York – Latin American Week Roundup: Auction Results and Pinta, November 15th – 20th, 2012

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

AO Interview With Artist Liliana Porter, Pinta New York’s Invited Artist for 2012, November 15th – 18th, 2012

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011
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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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