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Tate Modern Announces 2016 Exhibitions for Georgia O’Keefe and Robert Rauschenberg

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Georgia O’Keefe Painting Resets Female Auction Record at $44 Million

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Georgia O’Keefe

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

New York – “American Legends: From Calder to O’Keefe” at the Whitney Museum of American Art through the end of May 2013

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

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

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Collector Olga Hirshhorn, Widow of Hirshhorn Museum Founder, Passes Away at 95

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Crystal Bridges to Make Major Acquisitions Announcement

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

New York – Sarah Lucas: “NUD NOB” at Gladstone Gallery Through April 26th, 2014

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Jan Krugier’s Collection to Go to the Auction Block at Christie’s

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

US Postal Service Announces Modern Art Stamps Series

Thursday, January 10th, 2013
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Michael Shapiro Offers Advice for Aspiring Museum Professionals

February 10th, 2016

Former Museum Director Michael Shapiro, via Art ObservedFormer Museum Director Michael Shapiro has published a book of interviews with top ranking museum professionals in the U.S., with advice for many interested in the field of museum work, curatorial work, or preservation.  “The quest is to become a great art historian, and if you have the right temperament [and] skill set, maybe you get drawn into museum work, you get drawn into institutional leadership, but I would never recommend beginning by thinking you want to be a museum director,” says MoMA’s Glenn Lowry.
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Lisson Gallery to Open in New York This May

February 10th, 2016

Monika Grzymala, Raumzeichnung (outside/inside) (2016), via Lisson GalleryLisson Gallery has announced its plans to open a gallery in New York this May, presenting a body of paintings by Cuban-born painter Carmen Herrera.  The gallery will bring its roster of artists, primarily those without prior U.S. reputation, to show in New York.  “This offers an opportunity for audiences here to become better acquainted with our international artists and bring their work into an American curatorial dialogue,” the gallery told Art Observed.  The space will be located at 504 West 24th Street.
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Kurt Schwitters Installation Moved to Museum in Norway

February 10th, 2016

Kurt Schwitters' Norway Merzbau, via Art NewspaperOne of the few surviving Merzbau by Kurt Schwitters is set for installation at The Romsdal Museum in Molde, Norway.  The work was transferred from its location in a barn in Hjerteoya, several miles south of the city.  “It was a very complicated process,” says art historian Karin Hellandsjo. “Only one photograph from Schwitters’s time exists, depicting a corner of the barn.”
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