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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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RIP: Iconic Sculptor Marisol Passes Away at 85

May 3rd, 2016

Marisol, via NYTMarisol, the Venezuelan-American artist who carved sculptural portraits of politicians, historical figures, and other iconic figures of contemporary life, has passed away at the age of 85.  The artist, who first saw success during the early 1960’s, often blurred the iconography of pop art through mediations on the body and her craft that complicated classifications of her work.  Yet her appeal was undeniable, and her unique approach to sculptural figuration earned her recognition.  “She was an incredibly significant sculptor who has been inappropriately written out of history,” Marina Pacini, chief curator at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, who organized a traveling survey of the artist’s work, says. “In the 1960s, she had more press and more visibility than Andy Warhol.”
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Mike Kelley Foundation Funds Mini-Golf Piece Examining Urban Zoning in LA

May 3rd, 2016

Los Angeles Poverty Department, via Art NewsThe Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts has announced its first round of commissions in Los Angeles, among them a miniature golf course running through the city’s Skid Row neighborhood, which examines and underlines how zoning policy directly affects and reshapes cities.  “Zoning is something that is both totally fundamental to the way a city works and the way it feels and who gets supported and who gets booted from the city,” says artist Rosten Woo, one of the organizers of the piece.
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Art Newspaper Notes Popularity for Older French Artists in Both Market and Institution

May 3rd, 2016

Francois Morellet, via Art NewspaperThe Art Newspaper notes the increased popularity of heritage French artists in recent years, in part based on attractive market prices, and a previous lack of institutional attention.  “In France, we don’t always do enough to celebrate our own,” Pompidou Director Bernard Blistène says.
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