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AO On Site – Los Angeles: Pacific Standard Time Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970 at the J. Paul Getty Museum through February 5, 2012

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Go See – Los Angeles: Picasso, de Chirico, Léger, and Picabia ‘Modern Antiquity’ at the J. Paul Getty Museum through January 16, 2012

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Harold Williams, Founding President of J. Paul Getty Trust, Passes Away at Age of 89

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Getty and NICAS Partner for Development Program for Conservation Technology

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Frankfurt – Albrecht Dürer: “Dürer: His Art in Context” at the Städel Museum, through February 2nd 2014

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Getty Museum Releases Over 4,000 Images for Free Public Use

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Getty Museum Announces Follow Up to Pacific Standard Time

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

AO Breaking News: James Cuno resigns as director of the Art Institute of Chicago to lead the J. Paul Getty Trust

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Parmigianino’s “Virgin and Child” Goes to Los Angeles After UK Export Bar Lifted

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

LA Robert Mapplethorpe Exhibitions in NYT

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

New York Times Examines History and Fate of Repatriated Artworks

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

The Difficult Issues of Repatriation

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

AO AUCTION RESULTS: TURNER & RUBINS ARE TOP LOTS AT SOTHEBY’S & CHRISTIE’S OLD MASTER AUCTIONS LONDON JULY 6 & 7

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

AO Auction Results: Old Master’s Week at Christie’s and Sotheby’s New York – the majority of works sell above estimate, with many works reaching record-breaking prices

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

Newslinks for Friday January 15th, 2010

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Art News – London: The first major Van Gogh exhibition in London in over 40 years “The Real Van Gogh: The Artist and His Letters” at Royal Academy, January 23, 2010 through April 18, 2010

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Go See: Jim Dine ‘Hot Dream (52 Books)’ at PaceWildenstein in New York, through February 7th, 2009

Monday, January 5th, 2009

What’s going on with the Art Raids in California and Chicago?

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Detroit Institute of Arts Receives $26 Million Pledge from Various Businesses

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Los Angeles: Ellsworth Kelly ‘Ellsworth Kelly: Los Angeles’ at Matthew Marks Gallery through April 7th

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

AO On Site Preview and Summary: 54th Venice Biennale 2011 Begins This Week

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Go See – Liverpool: Mark Rothko “The Seagram Murals” at Tate Liverpool through March 21, 2010

Sunday, March 14th, 2010
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Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

December 12th, 2017

Donald Trump, via Art NewspaperA group of over 100 artists, writers and critics have signed an open letter condemning Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We reject Trump’s collusion with such racist manipulation and his disregard for international law,” the letter reads. “We deplore his readiness to crown the Israeli military conquest of East Jerusalem and his indifference to Palestinian rights.”
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Spanish Law Enforcement Seizes Works in Catalonian Museum

December 12th, 2017

Spanish demonstrators protest outside of the Lleida Museum, via Art NewspaperSpanish law enforcement has seized a selection of paintings and artifacts  from the Lleida Museum in Catalonia this week, continuing fierce tensions in the region over Catalonia’s attempted independence from Spain. “Aragonese authorities have a great interest in recovering pieces in Catalan museums, but have no desire to recover other objects from Sijena that are, for instance, in the Prado in Madrid,” says Santi Vila, Catalonia’s former cultural minister. “Why? For political reasons.”
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WSJ Reports Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ as Saudi Crown Prince

December 8th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi (circa 1500) final price $450,312,500, via Christie'sA conflicting report in the Wall Street Journal notes that the buyer of the da Vinci piece last month at Christie’s is actually Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, noting that another prince served as a proxy buyer for the work.  The news comes as the Louvre Abu Dhabi has claimed that it will be showing the piece in its museum.
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