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Delacroix’s “Liberty Leading the People” Defaced in France

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Eugene Delacroix

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Louvre opens its first outpost in Lens, France

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011
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Detroit Institute of Arts Launches Commitment to African-American Art

July 21st, 2016

DIA director Salvador Salort-Pons with a David Hammons work, via Detroit Free PressThe Detroit Institute of Arts as launched a multi-year commitment to deepen its holdings of African-American art, launching a new series of acquisitions, exhibitions, artist commissions, community partnerships, staff development and internships.  “We want to be the best,” says director Salvador Salort-Pons.
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Art News Traces the History of 57th Street as a New York Art World Mainstay

July 21st, 2016

The New York Gallery building, via Art NewsArt News takes an intriguing look at 57th Street, the original gallery district in New York, and its continued place in the New York art world.  “We have a lot of European artists we represent and I don’t think they were in love with Chelsea,” says Marian Goodman. “You see so many galleries in a row that you have to question the interest level [of visitors] after a while when they go to Chelsea. Very often they start to forget what gallery they’re in and what art they show.”
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Gagosian Gallery Agrees to Pay Over $4 Million in Back Taxes

July 21st, 2016

Larry Gagosian, via NYTGagosian Gallery has agreed to pay over $4 million in back taxes owed to New York State this week, the New York Times reports.  “Although we cannot comment on these findings, we accept and will fully comply with the terms of the settlement to bring closure to this matter,” the gallery said in a statement.  
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