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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

Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Hirshhorn Design Approved

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

Hirshhorn Facing Pressure Over Redesign of Sculpture Garden

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

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
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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Sotheby’s Achieves $246.1 Million in Second Sale of Work from Macklowe Collection

May 17th, 2022

The second leg of Sotheby’s sale of works from the collection of real estate magnate Harry Macklowe and his ex-wife Linda Macklowe has netted $246.1 million, bringing the total sale price for the collection to a record $922 million, with fees. “Either art is one of the few assets that seem to have a good immunological protection against recession, or inflation is much stronger than we think,” says specialist Loic Gouzer. “The art market feels very close to the spare parts market — good works are hard to find and very expensive.”
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Warhol ‘Marilyn’ Sells for $195 Million, Smashing Records for American Artist

May 10th, 2022

An Andy Warhol portrait of Marilyn Monroe sold for $195 Million last night at a Christie’s charity auction, making it the most expensive American work of art to sell at auction. “We did sell the most expensive painting of the 20th century,” says Christie’s specialist Alex Rotter. “This is a big achievement.”
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