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Hirshhorn Museum Acquires Works by Ragnar Kjartansson, Shirin Neshat

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Hirshhorn Museum Dedicates Fall Gala to Group of 31 Women Artists

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Yayoi Kusama “Infinity Rooms” Show Smashes Records at Hirshhorn Museum

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Hirshhorn Museum in Talks with Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Over Potential Loans

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Hirshhorn Museum Announces Record-Setting $2 Million Gift from Trustee

Friday, October 16th, 2015

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

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Melissa Chiu Appointed as Head of Hirshhorn Museum

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Washington D.C. – Peter Coffin, “Here and There” at the Hirshhorn Museum Through October 6th, 2013

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Hirshhorn Museum Takes a Step Back After Bubble Project Collapses

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Hirshhorn Museum’s Board of Trustees Chairman Resigns

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Washington, D.C. – “Ai Weiwei: According to What?” at the Hirshhorn Museum, October 7th, 2012 – February 24th, 2013

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Go See – Washington D.C.: Andy Warhol 'Shadows' at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden through January 15, 2012

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

The Honolulu Biennial Set for Triennial in 2022, Curated by Hirshhorn’s Melissa Chiu

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Smithsonian Spotlights Donation of Duchamp Works to Museum Holdings

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Hirshhorn Garden Redesign Profiled in NYT

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Hirshhorn Acquires Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Hirshhorn Extends Charline von Heyl Show

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Hirshhorn Board Chair Comments on Shutdown

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Aaron and Barbara Levine to Donate Duchamp Collection to Hirshhorn

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Hirshhorn Acquires Tino Seghal Performance Piece

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Hiroshi Sugimoto to Redesign Hirshhorn Lobby

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Ai Weiwei to Debut Lego Works at Hirshhorn Next Month

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Washington Post Documents Extensive Work for Kusama Exhibition at Hirshhorn

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Mark Beasley Appointed First-Ever Curator for Media and Performance at Hirshhorn Musuem

Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Opening of Munch Museum Delayed Until Fall

January 28th, 2020

The opening of the Munchmuseet in Oslo has been postponed until the autumn due to delays in its building process. “The building is such a massive project, it’s simply delayed. We are just working out the logistics,” says Tracey Emin, who is preparing a show of her own works alongside those of Edvard Munch to open the space. “The upside for me is, the longer the delay, the longer I have to enjoy the Munch archive!”
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Christian Boltanski Profiled in Forbes

January 28th, 2020

Christian Boltanski gets a profile in Forbes this week, as his show at the Centre Pompidou prepares to close.  “Maybe I’m happier now than I was some years ago,” he says as the conversation turns to mortality and the prospect of death in his own work. “Maybe when you ask yourself a lot of questions, something eventually happens that makes you better able to accept things.”
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Getty Downgrades Work Purchased as Paul Gauguin Sculpture

January 28th, 2020

A carving of a horned devil bought by the J. Paul Getty Museum as a Paul Gauguin work has been disproven as a work by the artist.  The decision was made after an extended research process. “In December 2019 the museum changed the attribution of the sculpture Head with Horns to ‘unknown,’” a spokesperson said. “This decision was based on scholarly research over recent years by Getty professionals and other experts in the field, including significant new evidence that was not available at the time of its acquisition.”
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